783 Art Quotes

Art is not necessary at all. All that is necessary to make this world a better place to live in is to love - to love as Christ loved, as Buddha loved. view quote

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. view quote

The art of pictorial creation is so complicated - it is so astronomical in its possibilities of relation and combination that it would take an act of super-human concentration to explain the final realization. view quote

Like most modern Americans, I assume individuality is not only a fundamental value, but a goal in life, an art form. view quote

I've always enjoyed feeling a connection to the avant-garde, such as Dada and surrealism and pop art. The only thing the artist can do is be honest with themselves and make the art they want to make. That's what I've always done. view quote

The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on. view quote

Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day. view quote

My worry is that opera will become an historic art form as opposed to a living, breathing thing. view quote

A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires. view quote

They say Princes learn no art truly, but the art of horsemanship. The reason is, the brave beast is no flatterer. He will throw a prince as soon as his groom. view quote

An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture. view quote

I used to stay up all night playing 'Resident Evil 2,' and it wouldn't stop until the sun came up. Then I'd walk outside at dawn's first light, looking at the empty streets of London, and it was like life imitating art. It felt like I'd stepped into an actual zombie apocalypse. view quote

Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse. view quote