Popular Quotes and Sayings about Art

If you shoot at mimes, should you use a silencer? ~Steven Wright

My Karma ran over your dogma. ~Unknown

Art is making something out of nothing and selling it. ~Frank Zappa

If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of 22, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation. ~Tom Stoppard

Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana. ~Groucho Marx

The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it. ~Dudley Moore

[Abstract art is] a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. ~Al Capp

We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth. ~John F. Kennedy

Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in. ~Amy Lowell

Blessed are they who heal you of self-despisings. Of all services which can be done to man, I know of none more precious. ~William Hale White

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. ~Scott Adams

Illusions are art, for the feeling person, and it is by art that you live, if you do. ~Elizabeth Bowen

We all have the extraordinary coded within us, waiting to be released. ~Jean Houston

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures. ~Henry Ward Beecher

Art is merely the refuge which the ingenious have invented, when they were supplied with food and women, to escape the tediousness of life. ~W. Somerset Maugham

I do not confer praise or blame: I accept. I am the measure of all things. I am the centre of the world. ~W. Somerset Maugham

Men seek but one thing in life - their pleasure. ~W. Somerset Maugham

I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time. ~Orson Welles

Every artist was first an amateur. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson