Art Quotes and Sayings

Art is how the heart can only show it’s true feelings. Yes, There is also the emotion love, but isn’t love one of those feelings? Art shows how no mankind can take away the essence and the freedom of what is being written, drawn, painted or played. No matter how smart the scientist is, no matter how much knowledge the smartest man has, all that “intelligence” is a waste if you don’t know what art is. It has no rules no steps no shortcuts. Only passion and emotion. No limits no boundaries.

Submitted by: Anonomous

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Leonardo da Vinci

I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Pablo Picasso

Art is a Language Written by All, Understood By Some.

Submitted by: Hussain Al-Ajouz

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
Pablo Picasso

Be suspicious of the art that you make, its ultimate goal is to replace you.
– Bozidar Brazda

Submitted by: John Hanburgs

Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The struggle has always been between the art world and the trash man. These two foes wage an epic battle and no one can predict the outcome. One seeks to elevate; the other seeks to incinerate. One wields a mighty belief forged by an ideal in spite of practicality; the other wields a mighty shovel forged by a factory and put to the service of practicality. Any object, no matter how pure, no matter how perfect, no matter how inspiring, can only be a potential work of art. Its true fate will remain in question until one of the two combatants claims ownership, and do not be mislead. The trash man’s pronouncements are as cruel and as final as those of the art world!.

Submitted by: Terry Dean Reynoldson

No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
Ansel Adams

Creativity takes courage.
– Henri matisse

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Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep

To catch a husband is an art; to hold him is a job.
– Simone de Beauvoir

People say that I must have a lot of time on my hands to paint and sketch as much as I do… But they are wrong… I don’t have the time, I make the time… “You make time for your passions”

Submitted by: Marida Smit

Art is not a skill, it’s imagination.

Submitted by: Mackenzie

Art should comfort the disturbed & disturb the comfortable.

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
Erich Fromm

Artistic expression is the lifeline to true inner freedom.

Submitted by: Cheryl Linn Cardinale

To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.
Kurt Vonnegut

Art begins with imagination!

Submitted by: cody

The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard.
William Hazlitt

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Art can’t be seen or drawn, we just can express it or feel it.

Submitted by: rahul

Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.
Eleanor Roosevelt

I would rather be an artist than a leader. Ironically, a leader has to follow the rules.
Criss Jami

You have to be odd to be number one.

Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art.
– Will Durant

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