Art Quotes

John knowles - wars were not made by generations and their...
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.
W. H. Auden
Benjamin disraeli - it is well - known what a middleman is he is a...
If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insiduously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to seperate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?
Aleksander Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago
We ought to dance with rapture that we might be alive - And part of the living, incarnate cosmos.
D. H. Lawrence
There will always be a part, and always a very large part of every community, that have no care but for themselves, and whose care for themselves reaches little further than impatience of immediate pain, and eagerness for the nearest good.
Samuel Johnson, Taxation No Tyranny
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
A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years.
Rupert Brooke
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - They must be felt with the heart.
Hellen Kelle
The position of the artist is humble. He is essentially a channel.
Piet Mondrian
Change starts when someone sees the next step.
William Drayton
Never let the odds keep you from pursuing What you know in your heart you were meant to do.
Leroy Robert Satchel Paige
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Samuel Butle
Slater Behind every good man there is a woman, and that woman was Martha Washington man, and everyday George would come home, she would have a big fat bowl waiting for him, man when he come in the door, man she was a hip, hip, hip lady, man.
Dazed and Confused
If an artist is not able to commit himself totally to his art, how can he expect the world to do so.
Unknown
Music is the last true voice of the human spirit. It can go beyond language, beyond age, and beyond color straight to the mind and heart of all people.
Ben Harpe
Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.
Leo Tolstoy
A heart in love with beauty never grows old.
Turkish Prove
Take hope from the heart of man, and you make him a beast of prey.
Quida
The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.
William Faulkne
It is a lesson never learned: Matters of state and the heart that start with a lie rarely end well.
Maureen Dowd, New York Times, January 10, 2005
Repetition is the death of art.
Robin Green, Northern Exposure, Burning Down the House, 1992
On this planet, there are people with talents and people with flaws. The smart ones learn to use their talents, but the happy ones learn to accept their flaws.
Dick Solomon, 3rd Rock From the Sun
Politics is the art of the possible.
Otto Von Bismarck, remark, Aug. 11, 1867
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
I belong to no organized party. I am a Democrat.
Will Rogers
Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undoneThe wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials.
Lin Yutang
The politician is... trained in the art of inexactitude. His words tend to be blunt or rounded, because if they have a cutting edge they may later return to wound him.
Edward R. Murrow
The building of a perfect body crowned by a perfect brain, is at once the greatest earthly problem and grandest hope of the race.
Dio Lewis
Brain researchers estimate that your unconscious database outweighs the conscious on an order exceeding ten million to one. This database is the source of your hidden, natural genius. In other words, a part of you is much smarter than you are. The wise people regularly consult that smarter part.
Michael J. Gel
Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger.
Franklin P. Jones
Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
Amy Lowell
There is no gravity. The earth sucks.
Graffito
BesideCother art to be learned - - Not to see what is not.
Maria Mitchell
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
Let us have a care not to disclose our hearts to those who shut up theirs against us.
Francis Beaumont
Although the constant shadow of certain death looms over everyday, the pleasures and joys of life can be so fine and affecting that the heart is nearly stilled in astonishment.
Dean Koontz, Watchers
The service you do for others is the rent you pay for the time you spend on earth.
Mohammed Ali
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
Marcus Garvey
Remember! Things in life will not always run smoothly. Sometimes we will be rising toward the heights - Then all will seem to reverse itself and start downward. The great fact to remember is that the trend of civilization itself is forever upward, that a line drawn through the middle of the peaks and the valleys of the centuries always has an upward trend.
Endicott Peabody