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Pop-Up Tools MenuCreativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Adams, Scott
Added: 2001-11-19
Pop-Up Tools MenuLife beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
Adler, Stella
Added: 2004-02-07
Pop-Up Tools MenuTo read without reflecting, is like eating without digesting.
Bacon, Sir Francis
Added: 2004-02-04
Pop-Up Tools MenuThe purpose of art is to lay bare the questions which have been hidden by the answers.
Baldwin, James Arthur
Added: 2004-11-13
Pop-Up Tools MenuI feel that art has something to do with the achievement of stillness in the midst of chaos. A stillness which characterises prayer, too, and the eye of the storm. I think that art has something to do with an arrest of attention in the midst of distraction.
Bellow, Saul
Added: 2004-11-13
Pop-Up Tools MenuIllusions are art, for the feeling person, and it is by art that you live, if you do
Bowen, Elizabeth
Added: 2002-09-19
Pop-Up Tools MenuLife comes before literature, as the material always comes before the work. The hills are full of marble before the world blooms with statues.
Brooks, Phillips
Added: 2004-10-05
Pop-Up Tools MenuEvery man's work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself
Butler, Samuel
Added: 2002-08-30
Pop-Up Tools MenuAbstract art is a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered
Capp, Al
Added: 2002-09-19
Pop-Up Tools MenuI do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.
Cervantes, Miguel de
Added: 2004-02-04
Pop-Up Tools MenuWe shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us
Churchill, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer
Added: 2002-08-10
Pop-Up Tools MenuThe artist does not draw what he sees, but what he must make others see.
Degas, Edgar
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Added: 2004-11-13
Pop-Up Tools MenuArtists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything
Delacroix, Ferdinand-Victor-Eugene
Added: 2002-09-19
Pop-Up Tools MenuThrough all the world there goes one long cry from the heart of the artist: Give me leave to do my utmost
Dinesen, Isak
Added: 2002-09-19
Pop-Up Tools MenuGive a man a pipe he can smoke, Give a man a book he can read, And his home is bright with a calm delight, Though the room be poor indeed
Dunhill, Alfred
Added: 2003-05-06
Pop-Up Tools MenuThe highest purpose of art is to inspire. What else can you do? What else can you do for any one but inspire them?
Dylan, Bob
Added: 2004-11-13
Pop-Up Tools MenuEvery artist was first an amateur
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Added: 2002-09-19
Pop-Up Tools MenuWorks of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to possess internal order, and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters, I do believe in Art for Art's sake
Forster, Edward Morgan
Added: 2002-09-19
Pop-Up Tools MenuA work of art is never finished, only abandoned.
France, Anatole
Added: 2004-08-15
Pop-Up Tools MenuHe that sips of many arts, drinks of none.
Fuller, Dr. Thomas
Added: 2004-05-02
Pop-Up Tools MenuArt can only be truly Art by presenting an adequate outward symbol of some fact in the interior life.
Fuller, Sarah Margaret
Added: 2004-10-09
Pop-Up Tools MenuArt is either plagiarism or revolution
Gauguin, Eugène-Henri-Paul
Added: 2002-09-19
Pop-Up Tools MenuArt is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better
Gide, André
Added: 2002-09-19
Pop-Up Tools MenuIf a young writer can refrain from writing, he shouldn’t hesitate to do so.
Gide, André
Added: 2004-03-16
Pop-Up Tools MenuA man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
Added: 2002-07-29

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