Art Quotes (17418)

Quotes and citations about art


My heart has joined the thousand, for my friend stopped running today.

By : Richard Adams

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The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on Earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but only to have the law of nature for his rule.

By : Samuel Adams

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Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.

By : Samuel Adams

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Remind people that profit is the difference between revenue and expense. This makes you look smart.

By : Scott Adams

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Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.

By : Scott Adams

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Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

By : Scott Adams

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If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?

By : Scott Adams

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Now being in such grace and favor by reason I learned him some points of geometry and understanding of the art of mathematics with other things, I pleased him so that what I said he would not contrary.

By : Will Adams

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So I departed and was free from imprisonment.

By : Will Adams

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Well - I started writing - probably in the early 60s and by say '65-'66 I had read most of the poetry that had been published - certainly in the 20 years prior to that.

By : Robert Adamson

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To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement.

By : Joseph Addison

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If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.

By : Joseph Addison

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No matter what as an artist that's always what you want to do, you want to connect to the audience, you want to be able to send whatever message it is that you're singing about, you want to be able to convey that - and not make them feel - you want them to feel it, you want them to feel what you feel.

By : Naima Adedapo

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The art of politics consists in knowing precisely when it is necessary to hit an opponent slightly below the belt.

By : Konrad Adenauer

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All parts of the human body get tired eventually - except the tongue.

By : Konrad Adenauer

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My job is to get to the heart of a story, to find out what's really going on

By : Kate Adie

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I've never been one to sit around and eat my heart out. Life's too short.

By : Kate Adie

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But in the first Gulf war the United Kingdom was not under any threat from Iraq, and is still less so in the second one. Then there is no justification for obstructing freedom of information, particularly as nations have a right to know what their soldiers are being used for.

By : Kate Adie

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That's when we was makin this video stuff. They went all over the place makin it. And they was wantin to know, at the college, how I got started playin and how do I do everything - you know, all that.

By : Hasil Adkins

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The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.

By : Alfred Adler

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That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy.

By : Freda Adler

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Major social movements eventually fade into the landscape not because they have diminished but because they have become a permanent part of our perceptions and experience.

By : Freda Adler

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Think how different human societies would be if they were based on love rather than justice. But no such societies have ever existed on earth.

By : Mortimer Adler

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Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.

By : Stella Adler

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The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.

By : Theodor Adorno

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Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.

By : Theodor Adorno

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Everything that has ever been called folk art has always reflected domination.

By : Theodor Adorno

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Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.

By : Theodor Adorno

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Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.

By : Theodor Adorno

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I have been extremely touched by these signs of affection on the part of all the Thai people.

By : Bhumibol Adulyadej

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For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles the burden for the one who suffers the disease

By : Aeschylus

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In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend.

By : Aeschylus

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He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.

By : Aeschylus

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What atonement is there for blood spilt upon the earth?

By : Aeschylus

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There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls.

By : Aeschylus

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When a match has equal partners then I fear not.

By : Aeschylus

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Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?

By : Aeschylus

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A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.

By : Aesop

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Rumors about me? Calista Flockhart, Pam Anderson, and Matt Damon. That's who I'm dating.

By : Ben Affleck

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I am in the process of starting a nonprofit organization that gives rescued animals a home in a simulated wild environment and, for those who have been tested on, who are disabled, aggressive, etc., their own space to live out their days.

By : Casey Affleck

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