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Art is one of the means whereby man seeks to redeem a life which is experienced as chaotic, senseless, and largely evil.
– Aldous HuxleyRate it:
Art is one thing that can go on mattering once it has stopped hurting.
– Elizabeth BowenRate it:
Art is science made clear.
– Jean CocteauRate it:
Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things.
– Elbert HubbardRate it:
Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
– Amy LowellRate it:
Art is the final cunning of the human soul which would rather do anything than face the gods.
– Iris MurdochRate it:
Art is the illusion of spontaneity.
– Japanese ProverbRate it:
Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.
– Alfred North WhiteheadRate it:
Art is the indespensible medium for the communication of a moral idea.
– Ayn Rand, The Romantic ManifestoRate it:
Art is the most intense form of individualism that the world has known.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
Art is the only thing that can go on mattering, once it has stopped hurting.
– Elizabeth BowenRate it:
Art lives where absolute freedom is because when it is not, there can be no creativity.
– Bruce LeeRate it:
Art may make a suit of clothes but nature must produce a man.
– David HumeRate it:
Art may make a suit of clothes: but nature must produce a man.
– David HumeRate it:
Art must be parochial in the beginning to be cosmopolitan in the end.
– George MooreRate it:
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.
– Jean CocteauRate it:
Art requires imagination. It requires Creativity. Creativity requires experience and experience comes from your life. And your life is expressed in your art.
– Bruce LeeRate it:
Art strives for form, and hopes for beauty.
– Rose Elizabeth BirdRate it:
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
– Pablo PicassoRate it:
Art washes away from the soul, the dust of everyday living.
– Pablo PicassoRate it:
Art washes away the dust of everyday life.
– Pablo PicassoRate it:
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
– Ludwig van BeethovenRate it:
Art, it seems to me, should simplify finding what conventions of form and what detail one can do without and yet preserve the spirit of the whole -- so that all that one has suppressed and cut away is there to the reader's consciousness as much as if it were in type on the page.
– Willa CatherRate it:
Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
Arthur Schopenhauer Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:

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