Art Quotes

Music is the art of sounds in the movement of time.

Ferruccio (Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto) Busoni

Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.

Samuel Butler

Film will only become an art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil and paper.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

Only the poor can create art.

Andrei Codrescu

The art of politics is learning to walk with your back to the wall, your elbows high, and a smile on your face. It's a survival game played under the glare of lights.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

All art preserves mysteries which aesthetic philosophers tackle in vain.

Anthony Burgess

Art is the triumph over chaos.

John Cheever

Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.

Octavia E. Butler

Feeling is an art and, like any other art, can be acquired by taking pains.

Samuel Butler

A mans style in any art should be like his dress it should attract as little attention as possible.

Samuel Butler

Certainly the Art of Writing is the most miraculous of all things man has devised.

Thomas Carlyle

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.

Dale Breckenridge Carnegie

Magic is the science and the art of causing change to occur in conformity with will.

Peter J. Carroll

Madness is the absolute break with the work of art; it forms the constitutive moment of abolition, which dissolves in time the truth of the work of art.

Michel Foucault

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