Art Quotes

Sigmund freud - just as a cautious businessman avoids investing...
Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadfull, for thou art not so, For, those, whom thou thinkst, thou dost overthrow, die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me.
John Donne, Death Be Not Proud

Edith wharton - another unsettling element in modern art is that...
The more perfect the artist, the more completely separate in him will be the man who suffers and the mind which creates.
T. S. Eliot
Teachers believe they have a gift for giving it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.
A Bartlett Giamatti
So many Gods, so many creeds So many ways that wind and wind, While just the art of being kind is all this sad world needs.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Old postcard

Enough shovels of earth.......................... a mountain. Enough pails of water............................... a river.
Chinese Prove
As for me, except for an occasional heart attack, I feel as young as I ever did.
Robert Benchley
Thou art a Man, God is no more. Thy own humanity learn to adore.
William Blake
I say that democracy can never prove itself beyond cavil, until it founds and luxuriantly grows its own forms of art, poems, schools, theology, displacing all that exists, or that has been produced anywhere in the past, under opposite influences.
Walt Whitman
Farmers are the only indispensable people on the face of the earth.
Ambassador Li Zhaoxing, PRC, Idaho Grain, Fall 2000, p. 8
The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon!
William Wordsworth, The World is Too Much With Us
Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice.
Nora Roberts
Each handicap is like a hurdle in a steeplechase, and when you ride up to it, if you throw your heart over, the horse will go along, too.
Lawrence Bixby
To measure the man, measure his heart.
Malcolm Stevenson Forbes
Hawaii has always been a very pivotal role in the Pacific. It is in the Pacific. It is a part of the United States that is an island that is right here.
J Danforth Quayle
America is closer to the year 2 than anywhere else on earth.
David Frost
My son, give me thine heart...
Proverbs 2326a Bible
Creativity is essentially a lonely art. An even lonelier struggle. To some a blessing. To others a curse. It is in reality the ability to reach inside yourself and drag forth from your very soul an idea.
Lou Dorfsman
A high heart ought to bear calamities and not flee them, since in bearing them appears the grandeur of the mind and in fleeing them the cowardice of the heart.
Pietro Aretino
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
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
Thomas Carlye
And in the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and the sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
Wonder is what sets us apart from other life forms. No other species wonders about the meaning of existence or the complexity of the universe or themselves.
Herbert W. Boyer, co - Founder of Genentech, Inc.
The chief weapon of sea pirates, however, was their capacity to astonish. Nobody else could believe, until it was too late, how heartless and greedy they were.
Kurt Vonnegut, Breakfast of Champions
The stage is not merely the meeting place of all the arts, but is also the return of art to life.
Oscar Wilde
God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind that I will never die.
Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes
To listen closely and reply well is the highest perfection we are able to attain in the art of conversation.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
How many husbands have I had? You mean apart from my own?
Zsa Zsa Gabo
To handle yourself, use your head To handle others, use your heart.
Roosevelt, Eleano
The only religious way to think of death is as a part and parcel of life to regard it, with the understanding and the emotions, as the inviolable condition of life.
Thomas Mann
You may deceive all the people part of the time, and part of the people all the time, but not all the people all the time.
Abraham Lincoln
How many things which served us yesterday as articles of faith, are fables for us today.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
No matter how smart you are, you spend much of your day being an idiot.
Scott Adams
It often happens that the real tragedies in life occur in such an inarticulate manner that they hurt one by their crude violence, their absolute incoherence, their absurd want of meaning, their entire lack of style.
Oscar wilde, Quoted in Ellmann
Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.
Samuel Adams
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance.... Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
Denis Watley
Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little. The artist never entirely knows, We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark.
Agnes de Mille
In history as in life it is success that counts. Start a political upheaval and let yourself be caught, and you will hang as a traitor. But place yourself at the head of a rebellion and gain your point, and all future generations will worship you as the Father of their Country.
Hendrik W. Van Loon
No amount of artificial reinforcement can offset the natural inequalities of human individuals.
Henry P. Fairchild