Art quotes page 3
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Individuality of expression is the beginning and end of all art.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If the world were clear, art would not exist.
Poets know how useful passion is for publication. Nowadays a broken heart will run to many
Music can save people, but it can't in the commercial way it's being used. It's just too much.
Art is a partnership not only between those who are living but between those who are dead
and those who are yet to be born.
I tell you, the more I think, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to
Vincent Van Gogh
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
Poetry is the deification of reality.
The test of the artist does not lie in the will with which he goes to work, but in the excellence
of the work he produces.
Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is
propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
Rita Mae Brown
Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and
it is above and beyond all words.
Robert G. Ingersoll
Remember Mozart: true genius resides in simplicity.
Art is skill, that is the first meaning of the word.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be at peace
with himself. What a man can be, he must be.
The artist is the antenna of the race.
Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry.
The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions which have been hidden by the answers.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
John Stuart Mill
I think everything in life is art. What you do. How you dress. The way you love someone, and
how you talk. Your smile and your personality. What you believe in, and all your dreams. The
way you drink your tea. How you decorate your home. Or party. Your grocery list. The food
you make. How your writing looks. And the way you feel. Life is art.
Helena Bonham Carter
No artist is ahead of his time. He is his time. It is just that others are behind the time.
The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds.
Every good painter paints what he is.
If apple is the language of the future, then art must be the core.
Art is a passion or it is nothing.
I hate flowers. I paint them because they're cheaper than models and they don't move.
Art is the demonstration that the ordinary is extraordinary.
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
The point of music is discovered in every moment of playing and listening to it. It is the same,
I feel, with the greater part of our lives, and if we are unduly absorbed in improving them we
may forget altogether to live them.
Alan B. Watts
White. A blank page or canvas. So many possibilities.
Precision is not reality.
If I cannot overwhelm with my quality, I will overwhelm with my quantity.