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"Artists have a sensibility that others don't have. They have a way of reading into the future."
-: [ "All in the family", TIME, 06-25-2006 ]
~ John Elkann | ( global industrialist ) | 1976 - | Art
quotes Division : Industrialists   
     
A frenzied passion for art is a canker that devours everything else.
~ Charles Baudelaire | ( French poet. ) | 1821-1867 | Art
quotes Division : French poets   
     
A painting in a museum probably hears more foolish remarks than anything else in the world.
~ Edmond de Goncourt | ( French Writer. ) | 1822-1896 | Art
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
A picture is a poem without words.
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Art
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.
~ Eugene Ionesco | ( Romanian-born French playwright. ) | 1909-1994 | Art
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.
~ Marshall Mcluhan | ( Canadian communications theorist and educator. ) | 1911-1980 | Art
quotes Division : Educators   
     
All art is an imitation of nature.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Art
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
All art is quite useless.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Art
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
An artist is a creature driven by demons. He doesn't know why they choose him and he's usually too busy to wonder why.
~ William Faulkner | ( American novelist and short-story writer. ) | 1897-1962 | Art
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situation.
~ Joseph Conrad | ( British novelist. ) | 1857-1924 | Art
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
~ Andy Warhol | ( American artist and filmmaker. ) | 1930-1987 | Art
quotes Division : Filmmakers and Cartoonists   
     
And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart, till the Devil whispered behind the leaves ''It's pretty, but is it Art?''
~ Rudyard Kipling | ( British writer. ) | 1865-1936 | Art
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line.
~ Joseph Conrad | ( British novelist. ) | 1857-1924 | Art
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
Art at its most significant is a distant early warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen.
~ Marshall Mcluhan | ( Canadian communications theorist and educator. ) | 1911-1980 | Art
quotes Division : Educators   
     
Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.
~ Jean-Luc Godard | ( French filmmaker and author. ) | 1930-? | Art
quotes Division : Filmmakers and Cartoonists   
     
Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
~ Gilbert Keith Chesterton | ( British journalist, novelist and poet. ) | 1874-1936 | Art
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
Art has an enemy called ignorance.
~ Ben Jonson | ( English dramatist, poet and actor. ) | 1573-1637 | Art
quotes Division : Actors   
     
Art imitates Nature in this; not to dare is to dwindle.
~ John Updike | ( American writer. ) | 1932 - | Art
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Art is a form of catharsis.
~ Dorothy Parker | ( U.S. short-story writer and poet. ) | 1893-1967 | Art
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Art is a jealous mistress; and if a man have a genius for painting, poetry, music, architecture or philosophy, he makes a bad husband and an ill provider.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Art
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
~ Pablo Picasso | ( Spanish painter. ) | 1881-1973 | Art
quotes Division : Artists   
     

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