783 Art Quotes

Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it. view quote

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease. view quote

The question of truth is forever in the air, and people look for it with particular fervor in art. view quote

I decided on the spot that I would be an artist, and I assure you, it was no ordinary artist I had in mind. view quote

Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art. view quote

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision. view quote

My art is an attempt to reach beyond the surface appearance. I want to see growth in wood, time in stone, nature in a city, and I do not mean its parks but a deeper understanding that a city is nature too-the ground upon which it is built, the stone with which it is made. view quote

It is a law woven into the nature of man, attested by history, by science, by literature and art, and by dally experience, that strength of mind and force of character are the supreme rulers of human affairs. view quote

Let's face it: professing a deep interest in movies, the absolutely dominant global art form of the last century, is at this point like professing an interest in air. Passion is nice. Erudition is admirable. But it's like that moment when good manners cross over into meaningless etiquette. view quote

Stand-up comedy is an art form and it dies unless you expand it. view quote

My body is my art, and it's also the tool that I use to make money. view quote

Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world. view quote

In an artwork you're always looking for artistic decisions, so an ashtray is perfect. An ashtray has got life and death. view quote