Art Quotes

Frederick william robertson - the true aim of everyone who aspires to be a...
The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.
Richard Adams

Aldous huxley - we participate in a tragedy at a comedy we only...
What comes from the heart goes to the heart.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
If it were not for hope, the heart would break.
Thomas Fulle
The man who backbites an absent friend, nay, who does not stand up for him when another blames him, the man who angles for bursts of laughter and for the repute of a wit, who can invent what he never saw, who cannot keep a secret - That man is black at heart mark and avoid him.
Cicero

Set priorities for your goals. A major part of successful living lies in the ability to put first things first. Indeed, the reason most major goals are not achieved is that we spend our time doing second things first.
Robert J. McKain
Faith he must make his stories shorter Or change his comrades once a quarter.
Jonathan Swift
To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature.
Franois Auguste Ren Rodin
If you love someone, put their name in a circle because hearts can be broken, but circles never end.
Unknown
True love is night jasmine, a diamond in darkenss, the heartbeat no cardiologist has ever heard. It is the most common of miracles, fashioned of fleecy clouds, a handful of stars tossed into the night sky.
Jim Bishop
Before the Gulf War started, the Iraqi Army was the the fourth largest in the world. Now, its the second largest army in Iraq.
Wall Street Journal, March 15, 1991
What an absurd thing it is to pass over all the valuable parts of a man, and fix our attention on his infirmities.
Joseph Addison
The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of the blood.
Logan Pearsall Smith
A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself.
Robert Burton
The Pig, if I am not mistaken, Supplies us sausage, ham, and Bacon. Let others say his heart is big, I think it stupid of the Pig.
Ogden Nash, "The Pig".
Man... is a tame or civilized animal; never the less, he requires proper instruction and a fortunate nature, and then of all animals he becomes the most divine and most civilized; but if he be insufficiently or ill - Educated he is the most savage of earthly creatures.
Plato
A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
A Bartlett Giamatti
Pride grows in the human heart like lard on a pig.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago
Imitation causes us to leave natural ways to enter into artificial ones; it therefore makes slaves.
Vinet
All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life.
M. C. Richards
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
Sigmund Freud
The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern.
Lord Acton
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]
For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.
Sir Winston Churchill
An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it.
Laurence J. Pete
If you must play, decide on three things at the start the rules of he game, the stakes, and the quitting time.
Chinese Prove
Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many players on the field.
Jim Boulton
Well, if crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight They never mention that part to us, do they.
George Carlin
I avow myself the partisan of truth alone.
William Harvey
Many promising reconciliations have broken down because while both parties come prepared to forgive, neither party come prepared to be forgiven.
Charles Williams
Faint heart never won true friend. O my friend, may it come to pass, once, that when you are my friend I may be yours.
Henry David Thoreau
There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
But did thee feel the earth move?
Ernest Hemingway
Anger is a very appropriate and necessary response to an injustice. But stand back now the truth, clearly spoken, is always your best weapon. Calmly spoken, it can burn a hole through the hardest heart.
Bill Chickering
Genius hath electric power which earth can never tame.
Lydia M. Child
There is no security on earth there is only opportunity.
Douglas MacArthu
While you are away, movie stars are taking your women. Robert Redford is dating your girlfriend, Tom Selleck is kissing your lady, Bart Simpson is making love to your wife.
Baghdad Betty, Iraqi radio announcer, to gulf war troops
Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.
G. K. Chesterton
From seeds of his body blossomed the flower that liberated a people and touched the soul of a nation. Funeral oration for Martin Luther King, Sr.
Jesse Louis Jackson