Art Quotes

Margaret mead - we are living beyond our means. as a people we...
It is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my age he had already been dead for a year.
Tom Lehre

Charles kingsley - it is only the great hearted who can be true...
Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep.
John Milton
An artist cannot do anything slovenly.
Jane Austen, Letter to Cassandra, 25 November 1798
Change starts when someone sees the next step.
William Drayton

The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness to an opponent, tolerance to a friend, your heart to your child, a good example to a father, deference to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you to yourself, respect to all men, charity.
Francis Maitland Balfou
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
Albert Einstein
But what do we mean by the American Revolution Do we mean the American War The revolution was effected before the war commenced. The revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people.
Geoffrey F. Albert
A long and wicked life followed by five minutes of perfect grace gets you into Heaven. An equally long life of decent living and good works followed by one outburst of taking the name of the Lord in vainthen have a heart attack at that moment and be damned for eternity. Is that the system.
Robert A. Heinlein
AIDS occupies such a large part in our awareness because of what it has been taken to represent. It seems the very model of all the catastrophes privileged populations feel await them.
Susan Sontag
Sticks and stones are hard on bones, aimed with angry art, words can sting like anything but silence breaks the heart.
Phyllis Mcginley
Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.
Paul Valery, Tel Quel 2 (1943)
I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our own particular path than we have yet got ourselves.
E. M. Forster, Two Cheers for Democracy, 1951
Whereas in art nothing worth doing can be done without genius, in science even a very moderate capacity can contribute to a supreme achievement.
Bertrand Russell
Jean Paul Sartre says in No Exit that hell is other people. Well, our task in life is to make it heaven. Or at least earth.
Alan Alda, GQ, Summer, 1980
A man of a right spirit is not a man of narrow and private views, but is greatly interested and concerned for the good of the community to which he belongs, and particularly of the city or village in which he resides, and for the true welfare of the society of which he is a member.
Johathan Edwards
To wish to be well is a part of becoming well.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beeche
The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - - Ah, that is where the art resides.
Arthur Schnabel
I believe that if i should die, and you were to walk near my grave, from the very depths of the earth I would hear your footsteps.
Benito Perez Galdos
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
John Lyly
All paths lead nowhere, follow the path with heart.
Carlos Castaneda
What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.
T. S. Eliot
Two - Thirds of the earth is covered by water. The other third is covered by Garry Maddox.
Ralph Kine
O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo?
William Shakespeare, "Romeo and Juliet", Act 2 scene 2
Words are the pen of the heart, but music is the pen of the soul.
Shneur Zalman
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he.
Bible, Proverbs 23: 7
They go forth with well - Developed bodies, fairly developed minds and undeveloped hearts. An undeveloped heart - Not a cold one. The difference is important.
Edward Morgan Forste
The truth which makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear.
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Nothing, it appears to me is of greater value in a man than the power of judgement and the man who has it may be compared to a chest fulled with books, for he is the son of nature and the father of art.
Pietro Aretino
The best part of the fiction in many novels is the notice that the characters are purely imaginary.
Franklin P. Adams
He that is of a merry heart hasth a continual feast.
Biblical Prove
Originality is the art of concealing your source.
Franklin P. Jones
In human relations a little language goes farther than a little of almost anything else. Whereas one language now often makes a wall, two can make a gate.
Walter V. Kaulfers, The Forbes Book of Business Quotations
Some Americans need hyphens in their names because only part of them has come over.
Woodrow Wilson
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.
Francis Bacon
One must not always think that feeling is everything. Art is nothing without form.
Gustave Flaubert
The United States is like the guy at the party who gives cocaine to everybody and still nobody likes him.
Jim Samuels