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" Animation is not the art of drawings that move but the art of movements that are drawn. "
" The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude. "
" The heart of the theater is the play itself, how it dramatizes life to make it meaningful entertainment. To achieve depth and universality, the playwright must subject himself to intense critique, to know human character and behavior, and finally to construct art from the most mundane of human experience. "
F. Sionil Jose
" Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time. "
" All the great works of art, the cathedrals - the Gothic cathedrals and the splendid Baroque churches - are a luminous sign of God, and thus are truly a manifestation, an epiphany of God. "
Pope Benedict XVI
" Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization. "
" With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft. "
" It's harder to do anything in the public eye now, in terms of if you're worried about scrutiny or being judged negatively. It's not as much of a free ride. If you're someone who's making film or TV or music, or any kind of art form now, there's a billion outlets, and they all have an opinion. "
" A room hung with pictures is a room hung with thoughts. "
" Love the art in yourself and not yourself in the art. "
" Feelings aroused by the touch of someone's hand, the sound of music, the smell of a flower, a beautiful sunset, a work of art, love, laughter, hope and faith - all work on both the unconscious and the conscious aspects of the self, and they have physiological consequences as well. "
" Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time. "
" Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it. "
Dwight D. Eisenhower
" Madonna remains the most visible performer on the planet, as well as one of the wealthiest, but would anyone seriously say that artistic self-development is her primary motivating principle? She is too busy with Kabbalah, fashion merchandising, adoption melodramas, the gym, and ill-starred horseback riding to study art. "
" The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity. "
" It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it. "
" Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better. "
" O, thou art fairer than the evening air clad in the beauty of a thousand stars. "
" Art is the daughter of freedom. "
" Art is the triumph over chaos. "
" Everyone's attention span is getting shorter. As a result, everything - films, music, art - gets watered down and dumber. Every now and again, you get something great, but not often. "
" Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth. "
" Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it. "
" The web of life is a beautiful and meaningless dance. The web of life is a process with a moving goal. The web of life is a perfectly finished work of art right where I am sitting now. "
Robert Anton Wilson
" On the personal side, family is really important to me. I have a big family - five kids and 12 grandkids - so keeping that going is wonderful. And I do a lot of philanthropy. I'm chairman of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. "
" The beauty of a finely worked object points to the beauty of the craftsmanship. The beauty of the craftsmanship points to the beauty of the name which was the source of the craftsmanship. The beauty of the name of the craftsman's art points to the beauty of the craftsman's attributes manifested in that art. "
" You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war. "
" But, after all, the aim of art is to create space - space that is not compromised by decoration or illustration, space within which the subjects of painting can live. "
" I don't think there's any artist of any value who doesn't doubt what they're doing. "
Francis Ford Coppola
" There are many museums dedicated to technology, artistic endeavors, music, and that sort of thing. From that perspective, I think games really do have a place as a kind of collaborative art or a synthesis of all these various aspects into a whole, and that, in itself, can be perceived as art. "
" It has become progressively clearer that the plastic expression of true reality is attained through dynamic movement in equilibrium. Plastic art affirms that equilibrium can only be established through the balance of unequal but equivalent oppositions. "