Famous Art Quotes

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Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.

Samuel Butler

Life is the art of finding or building a bridge with a great determination every time you come across a precipice!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Life is very nice, but it lacks form. It's the aim of art to give it some.

Jean Anouilh

Life isn't long enough for love and art.

W. Somerset Maugham

Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice journalism what will be read once.

Cyril Connolly

Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once.

Cyril Connolly

Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be read once.

Cyril Connolly, Enemies of Promise (1938)

Living together is an art.

William Pickens

Love is the only bow of life's dark cloud. It is the Morning and Evening Star. It shines upon the cradle of the babe, and sheds its radiance upon the quiet tomb. It is the Mother of Art, inspirer of poet, patriot, and philosopher. It is the air and light of every heart, builder of every home, kinder of every fire on every hearth, It was the first dream of immortality. It fills the world with melody. Love is the magician, the enchanter, that changes worthless things to joy, and makes right royal kings of common clay.

Robert G. Ingersoll

Love was as subtly caught, as a disease; But being got it is a treasure sweet, which to defend is harder than to get: And ought not be profaned on either part, for though 'Tis got by chance, 'Tis kept by art.

John Donne

Loving the Om (AUM) is loving yourself, your own Self. Om chanting is a creative art, not just mechanical repetition of a word.

Amit Ray

Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art of all.

Andy Warhol

Making music is voluntary. Unlike bread, we don’t require it for our sustenance. Accordingly, music shouldn’t require its pound of flesh from the would-be listener. The price of art should be set by the market, by the listener, not by a machine with political interests.

Tom Fahy

Man is full of energy; it is up to him how to use it! You can use your energy to do harm to people or to produce art and science; or you can use it for chattering or for deceiving people! By looking at the human history, we can easily say that man is guilty of wasting his energy mostly for stupid things!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Management An activity or art where those who have not yet succeeded and those who have proved unsuccessful are led by those who have not yet failed.

Paulson Frenckner

Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical.

Francis Bacon

Master Sigmund Freud once said that wherever I go, I find a poet has been there before me. This is simply because science either walks or runs but art has wings to fly!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.

William Osler

Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists.

H.L. Mencken

Misanthropes need people without a steady supply, the misanthrope cannot fully apply his art.

Polly Whitney

Morality, like art, means a drawing a line someplace.

Oscar Wilde

Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace.

Oscar Wilde

Most of the appearance of mirth in the world is not mirth, it is art. The wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise.

Robert South

Most works of art, like most wines, ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication.

Rebecca West

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

Dwight D. Eisenhower

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