Art Quotes (16732)

Quotes and citations about art

Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart... view

By: Henri Frederic Amiel

Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind... view

By: Henri Frederic Amiel

Let us be true: this is the highest maxim of art and of life, the secret of eloquence and of virtue, and of all moral authority... view

By: Henri Frederic Amiel

To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest.. view

By: Henri Frederic Amiel

Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness... view

By: Henri Frederic Amiel

It was no wonder that people were so horrible when they started life as children... view

By: Kingsley Amis

It is no wonder that people are so horrible when they start their life as children... view

By: Kingsley Amis

No wonder people are so horrible when they start life as children... view

By: Kingsley Amis

Every writer hopes or boldly assumes that his life is in some sense exemplary, that the particular will turn out to be universal... view

By: Martin Amis

Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb, and the rose grow without thorn... view

By: Martin Amis

The poet exposes himself to the risk. All that has been said about poetry, all that he has learned about poetry, is only a partial assurance... view

By: A. R. Ammons

I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with - the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry... view

By: A. R. Ammons

It was an ongoing struggle to say no, I don't want to be a part of the perpetuation of this stereotype... view

By: John Amos

Some people are afraid of what they might find if they try to analyze themselves too much, but you have to crawl into your wounds to discover where your fears are. Once the bleeding starts, the cleansing can begin... view

By: Tori Amos

Many people lock a part of themselves away. It's a bit sacred... view

By: Tori Amos

For the most part, pianos are female to me. Sometimes they're dykes, and they're always good fun... view

By: Tori Amos

Lawrence Ferlinghetti had a tremendous education as an artist and also an enormous knowledge of literarture... view

By: David Amram

We met with the poet Frank O'Hara, who was a link between Upper and Lower Bohemia, and who worked at the Museum of Modern Art, where we had hoped to do the readings... view

By: David Amram

The Upper Bohemia people wore tuxedos in an art gallery, and Lower Bohemia was all of us... view

By: David Amram

In a jazz atmosphere, the audience members were so quiet and respectful of the musicians that you felt you were almost part of a meeting at a church or a temple, where everyone was completely in tune with the sermon and what the whole event was about... view

By: David Amram

I wish to share and pass down some of my generation's traits, and encourage young people to create their own art, music, and literature... view

By: David Amram

I was part of it, and I am still part of it today in terms of what it means to a whole new generation of people who are interested in the enduring energy, achievements, spirit and creativity that exemplified our era... view

By: David Amram

When you are accompanying someone, you are listening to them the way you listen to a Bach Chorale, where four parts are going on at the same time, all of which are gorgeous melodies, all being played simultaneously... view

By: David Amram

If I don't think about anything, and start with a clean slate, in terms of what I have to do, a lot of different ideas come up, and I can think about things more openly... view

By: Namie Amuro

For the most part, I don't care about what everyone else is doing, or what is popular... view

By: Namie Amuro

I went to the High School for Performing Arts, and to Howard University on a talent scholarship... view

By: Anthony Anderson

If you respect the art and you have some talent about you, I'm on your team... view

By: Anthony Anderson

Leo couldn't deliver Mr. Martin Scorsese his Oscar with 'The Aviator', but I will go on record to say I will do so in 'The Departed'... view

By: Anthony Anderson

The situation in America is when it starts moving there, all the bands from England move over to America and work from there, so that they're available all the time for everyone that wants them in person... view

By: Benny Anderson

I threw myself into this artform because photography had given me a new sense of mission and identity... view

By: Bob Anderson

Measurements of the specific ionization of both the positive and negative particles, by counting the number of droplets per unit length along the tracks, showed the great majority of both the positive and negative particles to possess unit electric charge... view

By: Carl D. Anderson

Sweden is the home of my ancestors, and I have reserved a special place in my heart for Sweden... view

By: Carl D. Anderson

The labour Party has lost the last four elections. If they lose another, they get to keep the liberal party... view

By: Clive Anderson

No, my degree was history, not the practice of art! I can't draw to save my life you know... view

By: Emma Anderson

I have a tendency to go through my life at full speed and as a one-man band, and so I don't generally stop and take in other people enough to develop many relationships. I'm starting to regret that a bit. I want to change it... view

By: Gillian Anderson

I mean the whole thing about meditation and yoga is about connecting to the higher part of yourself, and then seeing that every living thing is connected in some way... view

By: Gillian Anderson

After I did nine years of a television series, I didn't want to do anything really that involved going to a set and being in front of a camera for quite a while. And when I did start to want to do things, I wanted to focus more on film... view

By: Gillian Anderson

I'm not Hollywood. I'm a Quarter Rat. I belong here... view

By: Harry Anderson

Just once I would like to persuade the audience not to wear any article of blue denim. If only they could see themselves in a pair of brown corduroys like mine instead of this awful, boring blue denim... view

By: Ian Anderson

I know when I started I would have been happy to sound like the Beatles or Joe Tex or whoever. You want to sound like most bands, you want to sound like their records and that's how you learn your chops... view

By: Jon Anderson