Art Quotes

Philip johnson - architecture is the art of how to waste space....
Nothing that was worthy in the past departs no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die.
Thomas Carlyle

Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists.... When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be incompleteness in absence.
Erich Fromm
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and sings it back to you when you have forgotten how it goes.
Unknown
Robert g. ingersoll - the greatest test of courage on earth is to bear...
Mark heath, spot the frog, 09 - 09 - 05 - even the best of friends need time apart....

My heart has joined the Thousand, for my friend stopped running today.
Richard Adams
We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over so in a series of kindness there is at last one which makes the heart run over.
Samuel Johnson
Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and life.
Henri - Fr? d? ric Amiel
Poetry is the lava of the imagination whose eruption prevents an earthquake.
Lord Byron
ART is a word which summarizes THE QUALITY OF COMMUNICATION.
L. Ron Hubbard
A man either lives life as it happens to him, meets it head - On and licks it, or he turns his back on it and starts to wither away.
Gene Roddenberry
The history of every country begins in the heart of a man or woman.
Willa Sibert Cathe
As for me, except for an occasional heart attack, I feel as young as I ever did.
Robert Benchley
In human life, art may arise from almost any activity, and once it does so, it is launched on a long road of exploration, invention, freedom to the limits of extravagance, interference to the point of frustration, finally discipline, controlling constant change and growth.
Susanne Lange
There art two cardinal sins from which all others spring: Impatience and Laziness.
Franz Kafka
Wars were not made by generations and their special stupidities, but that wars were made instead by something ignorant in the human heart.
John Knowles
I stopped believing in Santa Claus when my mother took me to see him in a department store, and he asked for my autograph.
Shirley Temple
Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
Don Miguel Ruiz
Remember, the greatest gift is not found in a store nor under a tree, but in the hearts of true friends.
Cindy Lew
The tendinous part of the mind, so to speak, is more developed in winter the fleshy, in summer. I should say winter had given the bone and sinew to literature, summer the tissues and the blood.
John Burroughs
Hitler and Mussolini were only the primary spokesmen for the attitude of domination and craving for power that are in the heart of almost everyone. Until the source is cleared, there will always be confusion and hate, wars and class antagonisms.
Jiddu Krishnamurti
Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America.
Dwight D Eisenhowe
Nay, tempt me not to love again There was a time when love was sweet Dear Nea had I known thee then, Our souls had not been slow to meet But oh this weary heart hath run So many a time the rounds of pain, Not even for thee, thou lovely one Would I endure such pangs again.
Sir Thomas More
Merely corroborative detail, intended to give artistic verisimilitude to an otherwise bald and unconvincing narrative.
W. S. Gilbert
No flower of art ever fully blossomed save it was nourished by tears of agony.
Isadora Duncan, The Sensational Life of Isadora Duncan
Love is something like the clouds that were in the sky, Before the sun came out. You cannot touch the clouds, you know but you feel the rain and know How glad the flowers and the thirsty earth are to have it after a hot day. You cannot touch love either, But you feel the sweetness that it pours into everything.
Annie Sullivan
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Aesop, The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
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
The bad teacher imposes his ideas and his methods on his pupils, and such originality as they may have is lost in the second - Rate art of imitation.
Stephen Neill
You can go a long way with a smile. You can go a lot farther with a smile and a gun.
Al Capone
We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts, have their root in Greece.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Listen and attend with the ear of your heart.
Saint Benedict
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedients, and by parts.
Edmund Burke
A friend is someone who reaches for your hand but touches your heart.
Unknown
I did it partly because it was worth it, but mostly because I shall never have to do it again.
Mark Twain
Everybody in this life has their challenges and difficulties. That is part of our mortal test.... Peace comes through hope.
James E. Faust
Art is science made clear.
Jean Cocteau
The ability to relate and to connect, sometimes in odd and yet striking fashion, lies at the very heart of any creative use of the mind, no matter in what field or discipline.
George J. Seidel
Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.
Pablo Picasso