Art Quotes

Michael palin - i am not a great cook, i am not a great artist,...
Stop thinking in terms of limitations and start thinking in terms of possibilities.
Terry Josephson

The arts are the servant; wisdom its master.
Seneca
Long hair is considered bohemian, which may be why I grew it, but I keep it long because I love the way it feels, part cloak, part fan, part mane, part security blanket.
Marge Piercy
Mark twain - i did it partly because it was worth it, but...
Robert bloch - i have the heart of a child. i keep it in a jar...

Politics has less to do with where you live than where your heart is.
Margaret Cho, weblog, 01 - 18 - 04
The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds.
Frederick William Robertson
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
If I ever do a book on the Amazon, I hope I am able to bring a certain lightheartedness to the subject, in a way that will tell the reader we are going to have fun with this thing.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Gandhi
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Dalai Llama
Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest.
Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B. C.
Fine art and pizza delivery, what we do falls neatly in between!
David Letterman
Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
Abraham Lincoln
I believe this nation should commit itself, to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth.
John F. Kennedy, in a speech on May 25, 1961
Laugh and the world laughs with you; Weep and you weep alone; For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, but has trouble enough of its own.
Ella Wheele
Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.
Clive Staples Lewis
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.
Arthur Ashe
He that is of a merry heart hasth a continual feast.
Biblical Prove
While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered beasts, how can we expect any ideal conditions on this earth?
George Bernard Shaw
Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.
Leo Tolstoy
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
Albert Einstein
Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. We see our past achievements as the end results of a clean forward thrust, and our present difficulties as signs of decline and decay.
Eric Hoffe
He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle to steady his fellow countrymen and hearten those Europeans upon whom the long dark night of tyranny had descended.
Edward R. Murrow, On Winston Churchill, 1954
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
Helen Kelle
Fix this sentence: He put the horse before the cart.
Stephen Price
It is the part of wisdom to keep your word and the part of folly to count on other people keeping theirs.
Richard Needham
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
Honore de Balzac
Management An activity or art where those who have not yet succeeded and those who have proved unsuccessful are led by those who have not yet failed.
Paulson Frenckne
We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started - - And know the place for the first time.
T. S Eliot
To wish to be well is a part of becoming well.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
O tyrant love, to what do you not drive the hearts of men.
Virgil
When you start to doubt yourself, the real world will eat you alive.
Henry Rollins, From his song "Shine".
But already it is time to depart, for me to die, for you to go on living; which of us takes the better course, is concealed from anyone except God.
Socrates, Apology, (Plato)
The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.
Okakura Kakuzo
Maybe I wanted to hear it so badly that my ears betrayed my mind in order to secure my heart.
Margaret Cho, weblog, 03 - 03 - 04
The longest part of the journey is said to be the passing of the gate.
Marcus Terentius Varro, On Agriculture
We are chameleons, and our partialities and prejudices change place with an easy and blessed facility, and we are soon wonted to the change and happy in it.
Mark Twain
In architecture as in all other operative arts, the end must direct the operation. The end is to build well. Well building has three conditions Commodity, Firmness and Delight.
Henry Watton