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1. No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist-Oscar Wilde
2. The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude-Friedrich Nietzsche
3. If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced-Vincent Van Gogh
4. A man paints with his brains and not with his hands-Michelangelo
5. So vast is art, so narrow human wit-Alexander Pope
6. The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has-Michelangelo
7. Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality-Salvador Dali
8. True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist-Albert Einstein
9. I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination-Albert Einstein
10. Every artist was first an amateur-Ralph Waldo Emerson
11. A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament-Oscar Wilde
12. In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine-Ralph Waldo Emerson
13. The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person-Abraham Lincoln
14. It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection-Oscar Wilde
15. The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance-Aristotle
16. The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
17. Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed-Khalil Gibran
18. It is after all the greatest art to limit and isolate oneself-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
19. I never called my work an ‘art’. It’s part of show business, the business of building entertainment-Walt Disney
20. The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity-Walt Whitman
21. Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others-Albert Camus
22. Painting is just another way of keeping a diary-Pablo Picasso
23. The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls-Pablo Picasso
24. An artist is somebody who produces things that people don’t need to have-Andy Warhol
25. The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection-Michelangelo
26. A picture is a poem without words-Horace
27. Life is short, the art long-Hippocrates
28. All art is but imitation of nature-Lucius Annaeus Seneca
29. Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.-Arthur Schopenhauer
30. I think you can leave the arts, superior or inferior, to the conscience of mankind-William Butler Yeats
31. Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time-Thomas Merton
32. Art for art’s sake is a philosophy of the well-fed-Frank Lloyd Wright
33. Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced-Leo Tolstoy
34. The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure-Dale Carnegie
35. An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world-George Santayana
36. Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs-Ansel Adams
37. Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame-Gilbert K. Chesterton
38. Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad-Salvador Dali
39. Art is man’s expression of his joy in labor-Henry Kissinger
40. Every artist writes his own autobiography-Havelock Ellis
41. A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears-Gertrude Stein
42. Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art-Ambrose Bierce
43. Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic-Ambrose Bierce
44. I don’t paint things. I only paint the difference between things-Henri Matisse
45. If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye-Honore de Balzac
46. With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft-Henri Matisse
47. My painting does not come from the easel-Jackson Pollock
48. Every good painter paints what he is-Jackson Pollock
49. Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is-Jackson Pollock
50. Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul-W. Somerset Maugham

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