Photography is an art of teleporting the past into the future.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Poetry is an art, and chief of the fine arts; the easiest to dabble in, the hardest to reach true perfection.
– E.C. Stedman
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
– J. K. Galbraith
Politics is the art of anesthesia.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
– Julius Henry Marx
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.
– Ernest Benn
Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are properly their business.
– Paul Valéry
Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.
– Paul Valery
Politics is the art of the possible.
– R. A. Butler
Politics is the art of the possible. (originally, "Die Politik ist die Lehre von Möglichen.")
– Otto von Bismarck
Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.
– Oscar Ameringer
Politics [is] the art of achieving the maximum amount of freedom for individuals that is consistent with the maintenance of social order.
– Barry Goldwater
Practice and thought might gradually forge many an art.
Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.
– Don Marquis
Propaganda is the art of persuading others of what you don't believe yourself.
Real art is without irony. Irony distances the author from his material. Irony is a product of something. It's not the reason for doing something. Irony is a cheap shot.
– Robert Altman
Reason clears and plants the wilderness of the imagination to harvest the wheat of art.
– Austin O'Malley
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
– Willa Cather
Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy.
– Franz Werfel
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think.
– Arthur Shopenhauer
Repetition is the death of art.
– Robin Green, Northern Exposure, Burning Down the House, 1992
Resolve and thou art free.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou, Romeo Deny thy father, and refuse thy name...
– William Shakespeare
Sadistic excess attempts to reach roughly and by harshness what art reaches by fineness.
– Percy Wynham Lewis