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There is the falsely mystical view of art that assumes a kind of supernatural inspiration, a possession by universal forces unrelated to questions of power and privilege or the artist's relation to bread and blood. In this view, the channel of art can only become clogged and misdirected by the artist's concern with merely temporary and local disturbances. The song is higher than the struggle.

Adrienne Rich

Think, my friend, think millions of things! Thinking is the Art of God!

Mehmet Murat ildan

This art of resting the mind and the power of dismissing from it all care and worry is probably one of the secrets of energy in our great men.

Captain J. A. Hadfield

This is the art of courage to see things as they are and still believe that the victory lies not with those who avoid the bad, but those who taste, in living awareness, every drop of the good.

Victoria Lincoln

Those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties, with which nature hath furnished them to the shame of art.

Izaak Walton

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.

Aristotle

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.

Aristotle

Those who gave thee a body, furnished it with weakness but He who gave thee Soul, armed thee with resolution. Employ it, and thou art wise be wise and thou art happy.

Akhenaton

Thou art a cat, and a rat, and a coward.

Miguel de Cervantes

Thou art a Man, God is no more.
Thy own humanity learn to adore.

William Blake

Thou art all the comfort, The Gods will diet me with.

William Shakespeare

Thou art all the comfort,
The Gods will diet me with.

William Shakespeare

Thou art gone from my gaze like a beautiful dream, And I seek thee in vain by the meadow and stream.

George Linley

Thou art the Mars of malcontents.

William Shakespeare, "The Merry Wives of Windsor", Act 1 scene 3

To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine.

Henry Ward Beecher

To catch a husband is an art; to hold him is a job.

Simone de Beauvoir

To create art with all the passion in one's soul is to live art with all the beauty in one's heart.

Aberjhani

To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To listen closely and reply well is the highest perfection we are able to attain in the art of conversation.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

To live is an art, we are all artists of our own lives.

Vinicius Fortuna

To live lightheartedly but not recklessly; to be gay without being boisterous; to be courageous without being bold; to show trust and cheerful resignation without fatalism -- this is the art of living.

Jean de La Fontaine

To master a lesson or any art there is no short cut. One has to work hard, practise for hours, keep on doing it till one gets it right.

Vikrant Parsai

To me this world is all one continued vision of fancy or imagination, and I feel flattered when I am told so. What is it sets Homer, Virgil and Milton in so high a rank of art? Why is the Bible more entertaining and instructive than any other book? Is it not because they are addressed to the imagination, which is spiritual sensation, and but immediately to the understanding or reason?

William Blake

To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art -- that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts.

Charles Baudelaire

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