Art Quotes

Mahatma gandhi - the only devils in this world are those running...
I am a part of all I have read.
John Kieran

Marlene dietrich - in america sex is an obsession, in other parts of...
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
I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Ralph Nade
If thy words be too luxuriant, confine them, lest they confine thee. He that thinks he can never speak enough, may easily speak too much. A full tongue and an empty brain are seldom parted.
Francis Quarles

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
To the accountants, a true work of art is an investment that hangs on the wall.
Hilary Alexander, Sunday Telegraph (1993)
Ah, when to the heart of man Was it ever less than a treason To go with the drift of things To yield with a grace to reason And bow and accept at the end Of a love or a season.
Robert Frost
When critics disagree the artist is in accord with himself.
Oscar Wilde, The picture of Dorian Gray
By nature, men are nearly alike by practice, they get to be wide apart.
Confucius
Our deeds are like children that are born to us; they live and act apart from our own will.
George Eliot, Romola
It seems very unfortunate that in order to secure political preference, people are made Vice President who are never intended, neither by party nor by the Lord, to be Presidents.
General Omar Nelson Bradley
False face must hide what the false heart doth know.
William Shakespeare, Macbeth, I. vii
There is no need to run outside for better seeing... Rather abide at the center of your being For the more you leave it the less you learn. Search your heart and see... The way to do is to be.
Lao Tzu
No good poem, however confessional is may be, is just a self - Expression. Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster?
Robert Cecil Day Lewis
Interestingly, according to modern astronomers, space is finite. This is a very comforting thought - - Particularly for people who can never remember where they have left things.
Woody Allen
Today, see if you can stretch your heart and expand your love so that it touches not only those to whom you can give it easily, but also those who need it so much.
Daphne Rose Kingma
He loved humankind dearly and with all his heart, but he disliked most human beings.
David Guterson, Snow Falling on Cedars
Insanity in individuals is something rare - But in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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
Misanthropes need people without a steady supply, the misanthrope cannot fully apply his art.
Polly Whitney
Ask questions from your heart and you will be answered from the heart.
Omaha Prove
At the bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique human being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Art can only be truly Art by presenting an adequate outward symbol of some fact in the interior life.
Margaret Fulle
Our bombs are smarter than the average high school student. At least they can find Kuwait.
A. Whitney Brown
The price we pay when pursuing any art or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.
James Arthur Baldwin
Karate is a form of martial arts in which people who have had years and years of training can, using only their hands and feet, make some of the worst movies in the history of the world.
Dave Barry
Depend upon it, after all, Thomas, Literature is the most noble of professions. In fact, it is about the only one fit for a man. For my own part, there is no seducing me from the path.
Edgar Allan Poe, From a letter to Frederick W. Thomas (February 14, 1849).
I believe much trouble and blood would be saved if we opened our hearts more. I will tell you in my way how the Indian sees things. The white man has more words to tell you how they look to him, but it does not require many words to speak the truth.
Chief Joseph
Any clod can have the facts having opinions is an art.
Charles McCabe
I guess one of the funniest memories of my grandfather was the time I was at his house and that tied - Up man with the gag in his mouth came hopping out of the closet and started yelling that HE was really my grandfather and the other guy was an imposter and to run for help. Who was that guy Oh, well, never saw HIM again.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
A friend is what the heart needs all the time.
Henry Van Dyke
Oh God, how do the world and heavens confine themselves, when our hearts tremble in their own barriers!
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand.
Robert Valett
Fine art and pizza delivery, what we do falls neatly in between!
David Letterman
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
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
C. S. Lewis
The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself, but in so doing, he identifies himself with people - - That is, people everywhere, not for the purpose of taking them apart, but simply revealing their true nature.
James Thurbe
In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.
Lauren Bacall