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Simplicity is not an objective in art, but one achieves simplicity despite one's self by entering into the real sense of things.
Kids are naturally gifted at art from a very young age. The problem is when they get older and become self-conscious. The process should always be fun, though.
The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes ah, that is where the art resides.
Many a sin has sullied me in body and in soul because I did not restrain my thoughts nor guard my lips: nevertheless it is to Thee, O God of majesty and love, that I turn in my extremity, for Thou art the fount of mercy; to Thee, as quickly as I may, I speed: for Thou alone canst heal me; I take refuge under Thy protection.
In every work of art the subject is primordial, whether the artist knows it or not. The measure of the formal qualities is only a sign of the measure of the artist's obsession with his subject; the form is always in proportion to the obsession.
Art is creative for the sake of realization, not for amusement... for transfiguration, not for the sake of play.
We must not confuse distortion with innovation; distortion is useless change, art is beneficial change.
I hated school so bad. I only liked art class during high school. I was always smart.
In the West, we look at art through life. Well, that's one way of living. In the Orient they look at life through art. They even drink their tea without sugar, for the same reason that they don't like a lot of frilly decorations on a painting. I can't stand butter on my bread for the same reason. I'm allergic to goo and rococo.
I don't like to say I have given my life to art. I prefer to say art has given me my life.
Real artists take the misery and sadness of life and translate it into art.
Architecture is a art when one consciously or unconsciously creates aesthetic emotion in the atmosphere and when this environment produces well being.
Every man should follow the bent of his nature in art and letters, always provided that he does not offend against the rules of morality and good taste.
Thomas Edward Brown
It's not communism, it's shouldn't be that everybody gets a try no matter how good or bad they are. It's our profession and our art, so we should eventually strive to be working with the best people.
If commercialization is putting my art on a shirt so that a kid who can't afford a $30,000 painting can buy one, then I'm all for it.
Art revolves around creating something that isn't there.
Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.
Artists know that diligence counts as much, if not more, as inspiration; in art, as in politics, patience counts as much as revolution.
No poet will ever take the written word as a substitute for the spoken word; he knows that it is on the spoken word, and the spoken word only, that his art is founded.
The new job of art is to sit on the wall and get more expensive.
The art of statesmanship is to foresee the inevitable and to expedite its occurrence.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
For me acting is a passion and an art, and always will only be that. I don't have any rules when it comes to acting. I'll do anything. But it depends on the script. Either I'll have passion for the project or I won't. It's got to fuel me.
I haven't mastered the art of sitting and smiling.
I think that music is still art, even if it's commercialised.
True art selects and paraphrases, but seldom gives a verbatim translation.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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