We must always take from nature what we paint and always choose the most beautiful things.

By : Leon Battista Alberti 0 Likes          


Filmmakers are going to make films, just like painters are going to paint.

By : Richard Linklater

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On A Beautiful Mind, there was a wall of math.

By : Josh Lucas

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Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.

By : Camille Pissarro

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Healing,' Papa would tell me, 'is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.'

By : W. H. Auden

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I don't know to what extent someone can BECOME an artist - you either are or you aren't - and if you are you'll HAVE to make your way to some kind of sickly light, no matter how terrible the soil you were seeded in your nature will out somehow.

By : David Knopfler

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But, after all, the aim of art is to create space - space that is not compromised by decoration or illustration, space within which the subjects of painting can live.

By : Frank Stella

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Slavery was regarded by Aristotle as an ordinance of nature, and so probably was it by the slaves themselves in olden time.

By : Alfred Marshall

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Truth is beautiful, without doubt

By : Ralph Waldo Emerson

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If nature were not beautiful, it would not be worth knowing, and if nature were not worth knowing, life would not be worth living.

By : Henri Poincare

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The line that describes the beautiful is elliptical. It has simplicity and constant change. It cannot be described by a compass, and it changes direction at every one of its points.

By : Rudolf Arnheim

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I live in my house as I live inside my skin: I know more beautiful, more ample, more sturdy and more picturesque skins: but it would seem to me unnatural to exchange them for mine.

By : Primo Levi

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When part of what you're trying to get at is the truth hidden under a taboo, or when you want to nail a hypocrisy, laughter is a very useful tool. I want to show the painful side of existence, but there is no question I also want to make people laugh.

By : Todd Solondz

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