Art Quotes

Franklin p. jones - originality is the art of concealing your source....
No national political party is going to nominate another right - wing candidate for a long time.
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Playboy Interview - May 1966

Unknown - if someone breaks your heart, forgive them. for...
For me it is sufficient to have a corner by my hearth, a book and a friend, and a nap undisturbed by creditors or grief.
Fernandez de Andrada
For the most part, fear is nothing but an illusion. When you share it with someone else, it tends to disappear.
Marilyn C. Barrick
Love much. Earth has enough of bitter in it.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

No amount of artificial reinforcement can offset the natural inequalities of human individuals.
Henry P. Fairchild
In the bleak midwinter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak midwinter, Long ago.
Christina Rossetti, A Christmas Carol
He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help.
Abraham Lincoln
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way... you become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.
Aristotle
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practising every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is going to give you just what you put into it. Put your whole heart in everything you do.
Vivian Baxte
Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; this, too, shall pass.
Ann Landers
There art two cardinal sins from which all others spring: Impatience and Laziness.
Franz Kafka
When our eyes see our hands doing the work of our hearts, the circle of Creation is completed inside us, the doors of our souls fly open, and love steps forth to heal everything in sight.
Michael Bridge
Pride grows in the human heart like lard on a pig.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago
Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - - The book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.
John Ruskin
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Jonathan Swift
Love is something like the clouds that were in the sky, Before the sun came out. You cannot touch the clouds, you know but you feel the rain and know How glad the flowers and the thirsty earth are to have it after a hot day. You cannot touch love either, But you feel the sweetness that it pours into everything.
Annie Sullivan
Truth crushed to the earth is truth still and like a seed will rise again.
Jefferson Davis
The fruits of all our labors have left us as we started. To grow without is not to grow within.
Dave Wine
The position of the artist is humble. He is essentially a channel.
Piet Mondrian
Laws are partly formed for the sake of good men, in order to instruct them how they may live on friendly terms with one another, and partly for the sake of those who refuse to be instructed, whose spirit cannot be subdued, or softened, or hindered from plunging into evil.
Plato
Destiny is but a phrase of the weak human heart - The dark apology for every error. The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. On earth conscience guides in heaven God watches. And destiny is but the phantom we invoke to silence the one and dethrone the other.
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer - Lytton
All in all, I am not surprised that the people who want to unravel the social contract start with young adults. Those who are urged to feel afraid, very afraid, have both the greatest sense of independence and the most finely honed skepticism about government.
Ellen Goodman
The weather - Cock on the church spire, though made of iron, would soon be broken by the storm - wind if it... did not understand the noble art of turning to every wind.
Heinrich Heine
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts.
Thomas Carlyle
Be careful what you set your heart upon - For it will surely be yours.
James Arthur Baldwin
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic, and self - Complacent is erroneous - - On the contrary, it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant, and kind. It is failure that makes people bitter and cruel.
W. Somerset Maugham
I believe that the great Creator has put ores and oil on this earth to give us a breathing spell. As we exhaust them, we must be prepared to fall back on our farms, which is God? s true storehouse and can never be exhausted. We can learn to synthesize material for every human need from things that grow.
George Washington Carve
The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving.
Ulysses S. Grant
Live as brave men and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
Cicero
I think that the Communist Party as a political organization is of no danger to the United States. It has no following and has been disregarded by the American people for many, many years.
Robert F. Kennedy, "A Thousand Days, " by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. [1965]
The art of advice is to make the recipient believe he thought the thought of it himself.
Frank Tyge
He had a heart that could have held the empire of the world; and, in the end, he had to content himself with a cellar.
Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera
The man who goes alone can start today but he who travels with another must wait till the other is ready, and it may be along time before they get off.
Henry David Thoreau
An artist cannot do anything slovenly.
Jane Austen, Letter to Cassandra, 25 November 1798
It is foolish to wish for beauty. Sensible people never either desire it for themselves or care about it in others. If the mind be but well cultivated, and the heart well disposed, no one ever cares for the exterior.
Anne Bronte, Agnes Grey
If wrinkles must be written upon your brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should not grow old.
James Abram Garfield
The happiest people seem to be Those who have no particular cause for being happy Except that they are so.
William Ralph Inge