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Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend is the policy for promoting the progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing culture in our land.
A lot of people have problems with public confrontation, but it doesn't worry me at all. I can handle myself. I know my martial arts.
I wasn't the brightest kid in school. I was a backbencher troubling the frontbencher, and eventually I failed in my 10th grade. But then in higher secondary, there were only three people who got first division in arts, and I was one of them. So this tells you, where you put your mind and heart into, that's where you go.
When I first became interested in photography, I thought it was the whole cheese. My idea was to have it recognized as one of the fine arts. Today I don't give a hoot in hell about that. The mission of photography is to explain man to man and each man to himself.
I do think that a general liberal arts education is very important, particularly in an uncertain changing world.
People think that the arts are optional and they aren't. They teach a level of emotional depth that's equally important to mathematic skill. You can replace some math skills with a calculator if you know how to operate the thing, but there's no calculator for human interaction.
Overall, the anarchy was the most creative of all periods of Japanese culture for in it there appeared the greatest landscape painting, the culmination of the skill of landscape gardening and the arts of flower arrangement, and the No drama.
J. M. Roberts
A good choreographer is one that's going to collaborate, teach, guide - everything. The wonderful thing on 'Brotherhood of the Wolf' was that we had Philip Kwok - he choreographed John Woo's 'Hard Boiled,' and in the '70s, he was a martial arts actor, stunt man, fighter, choreographer in Hong Kong.
I grew up doing martial arts, and I'm a second-degree black belt.
To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
Henry David Thoreau
Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly.
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead to the future.
I think you can leave the arts, superior or inferior, to the conscience of mankind.
William Butler Yeats
Unlike productions in the other arts, all television shows are born to destroy two other shows.
I tried to keep both arts alive, but the camera won. I found that while the camera does not express the soul, perhaps a photograph can!
Indubitably, magic is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgment and practice than in any other branch of physics.
I am from a family of artists. Here I am, making a living in the arts. It has not been a rebellion. It's as though I had taken over the family Esso station.
Thoughts create a new heaven, a new firmament, a new source of energy, from which new arts flow.
We need to teach the highly educated man that it is not a disgrace to fail and that he must analyze every failure to find its cause. He must learn how to fail intelligently, for failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.
I don't think I'm in any position to call myself a martial artist. I'm a student of the martial arts.
I'm a sworn enemy of convention. I despise the conventional in anything, even the arts.
A Bachelor of Arts is one who makes love to a lot of women, and yet has the art to remain a bachelor.
It is easier for women to succeed in business, the arts, and politics in America than in Europe.
Does art have a future? Performance genres like opera, theater, music and dance are thriving all over the world, but the visual arts have been in slow decline for nearly 40 years. No major figure of profound influence has emerged in painting or sculpture since the waning of Pop Art and the birth of Minimalism in the early 1970s.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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