Art Quotes and Sayings
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.
— Eleanor Roosevelt
The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails.
Art is the human disposition of sensible or intelligible matter for an esthetic end.
– James Joyce
I would rather be an artist than a leader. Ironically, a leader has to follow the rules.
— Criss Jami
Great art is never perfect; perfect art is never great.
– Edward Abbey
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