Art Quotes (17418)

Quotes and citations about art


One man cannot practice many arts with success.

By : Plato

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Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly.

By : Plato

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Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.

By : Plato

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I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict.

By : Plato

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If particulars are to have meaning, there must be universals.

By : Plato

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Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

By : Plato

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Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.

By : Plato

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The beginning is the most important part of the work.

By : Plato

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The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men.

By : Plato

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The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.

By : Plato

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The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.

By : Plato

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I've learned through experience that life is never that bad. The secret is just paying attention to how you feel and not letting anyone else dictate what in your heart you know is right.

By : Dana Plato

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I like to go with the energy because when you ignore it that's when you start doing things wrong.

By : Dana Plato

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How frail the human heart must be - a mirrored pool of thought.

By : Sylvia Plath

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Dying is an art, like everything else. I do it exceptionally well. I do it so it feels like hell. I do it so it feels real. I guess you could say I've a call.

By : Sylvia Plath

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I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.

By : Sylvia Plath

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I realized what Led Zeppelin was about around the end of our first U.S. tour. We started off not even on the bill in Denver, and by the time we got to New York we were second to Iron Butterfly, and they didn't want to go on!

By : Robert Plant

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Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve.

By : Max Planck

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The stage is my love, it's where I started and where I do my best work.

By : Jeremy Piven

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I have a place in Chicago and I get there as much as I can. The city is so unbelievably beautiful. It's one of the greatest cities on the planet. My heart beats differently when I'm in Chicago. It slows down and I feel more at ease.

By : Jeremy Piven

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I'm not a boy now. I'm a man, I hope. I hope I've had my artistic bar mitzvah somewhere.

By : Jeremy Piven

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A boy is not free to find a partner of his own as long as he must be the partner to his mother.

By : Frank Pittman

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Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart.

By : William Pitt

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The press is like the air, a chartered libertine.

By : William Pitt

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Heartthrobs are a dime a dozen.

By : Brad Pitt

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If I didn't have a recruiting engagement, I was going to be here. I did everything possible to change the recruiting thing. I'm a very small part of this night, but I did want to be a part of it.

By : Rick Pitino

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Our pat-down approach is very similar to what is being utilized in Europe and, as we know, around the world. It's even much more thorough in other parts of the world.

By : John Pistole

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But what I want to assure and reassure the public is we are concerned about your safety, your security, and your privacy. Let's work together in partnership to ensure that we can have the best way forward.

By : John Pistole

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I particularly recognize that reasonable people can disagree as to what that proper balance or blend is between privacy and security and safety.

By : John Pistole

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Observe that it is a great error to believe that all mediums of art are not closely tied to their time.

By : Camille Pissarro

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I regard it as a waste of time to think only of selling: one forgets one's art and exaggerates one's value.

By : Camille Pissarro

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God takes care of imbeciles, little children and artists.

By : Camille Pissarro

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When you do a thing with your whole soul and everything that is noble within you, you always find your counterpart.

By : Camille Pissarro

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The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands.

By : Robert M. Pirsig

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Logic is one thing, the human animal another. You can quite easily propose a logical solution to something and at the same time hope in your heart of hearts it won't work out.

By : Luigi Pirandello

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Each of us, face to face with other men, is clothed with some sort of dignity, but we know only too well all the unspeakable things that go on in the heart.

By : Luigi Pirandello

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It is going to be special to drive in the Netherlands because it means I can take part in a Formula One demonstration in a country where I have a lot of family and friends.

By : Nelson Piquet

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One's life has many compartments.

By : Harold Pinter

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There's a tradition in British intellectual life of mocking any non-political force that gets involved in politics, especially within the sphere of the arts and the theatre.

By : Harold Pinter

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My second play, The Birthday Party, I wrote in 1958 - or 1957. It was totally destroyed by the critics of the day, who called it an absolute load of rubbish.

By : Harold Pinter

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