One is neither too scrupulous nor too sincere nor too submissive to nature; but one is more or less master of one\'s model, and, above all, of the means of expression.
The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.
Our self-expression is meant to be a manifestation of the silence of our hearts.
A picture should be the expression of the will of the painter.
Technicalities are but means employed by the artist in expressing what he has to say, and it is the expression that counts.
Content starts with an artist\'s reaction to a subject and develops into an expression of their relationship with, vision of, and emotions and attitude toward their subject.
Life is an attitude. Art is an expression of life. Ideally, art as well as life should be the greatest expression possible from us as individuals.
People seem to worry about self-expression that is somehow too personal... Art has always been personal.
Between beauty of expression and power of expression there is a difference of function. The first aims at pleasing the senses, the second has a spiritual vitality which for me is more moving and goes deeper than the senses.
In a way, painting is like wine: it is as old, as simple, as primitive and as varied. Like wine, it is a very specific means of expression, with a limited vocabulary, but vast in its expressive potential.
The beauties of conception are always superior to those of expression.
Conversation, which is friendship\'s mode of expression, is a superficial digression which gives us nothing worth acquiring. We may talk for a lifetime without doing more than indefinitely repeat the vacuity of a minute.
As an artist you may spend years searching for expression. When you find the medium you truly love, expression finds you.
A good legible label is usually worth, for information, a ton of significant attitude and expression in a historical picture.
All art is the expression of one and the same thing - the relation of the spirit of man to the spirit of other men and to the world.
A theatre, a literature, an artistic expression that does not speak for its own time has no relevance.
Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.
Our lives are the only meaningful expression of what we believe and in Whom we believe. And the only real wealth, for any of us, lies in our faith.
Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another.
"Style" is an expression of individualism mixed with charisma. Fashion is something that comes after style.
I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
By Modernism I mean the positive rejection of the past and the blind belief in the process of change, in novelty for its own sake, in the idea that progress through time equates with cultural progress; in the cult of individuality, originality and self-expression.
A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants.
How beautiful maleness is, if it finds its right expression.
How you do, not what you do, is an expression of who you are.