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" My painting does not come from the easel. "
" Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty. "
" Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies. "
" Art ought never to be considered except in its relations with its ideal beauty. "
Alfred de Vigny
" Pitching is the art of instilling fear. "
" It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. "
" All art, from the paintings on the walls of cave dwellers to art created today, is autobiographical because it comes from the secret place in the soul where imagination resides. "
" Art is too serious to be taken seriously. "
" Art is inspiring. Walking into a gallery, or when the lights go up on a stage; that thrill of getting something that has nothing to do with acquisition. "
" Clay can be dirt in the wrong hands, but clay can be art in the right hands. "
" The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one. "
Martin Luther King, Jr.
" Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art. "
" The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal. "
Pope Paul VI
" Surely all art is the result of one's having been in danger, of having gone through an experience all the way to the end, where no one can go any further. "
Rainer Maria Rilke
" Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art; it is the part the schools cannot recognize. "
" There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing. "
" Science fiction is any idea that occurs in the head and doesn't exist yet, but soon will, and will change everything for everybody, and nothing will ever be the same again. As soon as you have an idea that changes some small part of the world you are writing science fiction. It is always the art of the possible, never the impossible. "
" In art, the obvious is a sin. "
" Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea. "
" The sincerity of the art worker must permeate the song as naturally as the green leaves break through the dead branches in springtime. "
" I'm the type of person who far prefers a vacation filled with trips to museums and art galleries, shopping and exploring vintage flea markets, people-watching at cafes, and discovering delicious restaurants as opposed to lounging on a beach for days on end. "
" The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique. "
Isaac Bashevis Singer
" With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft. "
" What I wanted to do was to paint sunlight on the side of a house. "
" If I can't be fishing or hunting, I want to be in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. "
" There are so many awful things in this world, but I wanted readers to share with me the small, beautiful, enjoyable things. Things like cute clothes, beautiful art and pretty flowers; items that are overflowing with beauty. If you just become obsessed with your own problems, you miss these things. When you discover them, you become happy. "
" Technology is a compulsive and addictive way to live. Verbal communication cannot be lost because of a lack of skill. The ability to listen and learn is key to mastering the art of communication. If you don't use your verbal skills and networking, it will disappear rapidly. Use technology wisely. "
" The work ethic at art school is completely different than the work ethic amongst people who get into music. People who paint, it's an honorable thing to spend all day and all night in front of your canvas - that is the romantic vision of the painter. "
" All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography. "
" Football is an art, like dancing is an art - but only when it's well done does it become an art. "
" Through a painting we can see the whole world. "