Harmony Quotes

You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note.

Doug Floyd

With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.

William Wordsworth

Nature contains the elements, in colour and form, of all pictures, as the keyboard contains the notes of all music. But the artist is born to pick and choose... that the result may be beautiful ñ as the musician gathers his notes, and forms his chords, until he brings forth from chaos glorious harmony...

James Abbot McNeill Whistler

The artist has to feel the harmony first, it can't be faked; it breathes itself out through the pores of the fingers and the pores of the paint, only when it is so strong it can't be held in any longer.

Marney Ward

The theme, or harmony, of a painting can be created by any one of its visual elements. A single colour... repetition of shapes... Light can be a theme.

Mike Svob

Harmony is the analogy of contrary and similar elements of tone, of color, and of line, conditioned by the dominant key, and under the influence of a particular light, in gay, calm, or sad combinations.

Georges Seurat

To create a vision of the harmony of the unequal, balance the infinite variety, the chaotic, the contradictions ñ in a unity.

Hans Richter

Medicine, to produce health, has to examine disease; and music, to create harmony, must investigate discord.

Plutarch

In most natural scenes there is a prevailing colour, which the landscape painter must learn to identify, and which must prevail also in a slightly exaggerated form, in his painting, for the sake of truth, harmony and unity.

Walter J. Phillips

I want to bring my viewers to the harmony trail. When the viewer comes to see, they feel harmony.

Ming Leung

To achieve vital harmony in a picture it must be constructed out of parts in themselves incomplete, brought into harmony only at the last stroke.

Paul Klee

Just as counterpoint and harmony follow their own laws, and differ in rhythm and movement, both formal tensions and color tensions have a development of their own in accordance with the inherent laws from which they are separately derived. Both, however, aim toward the realization of the same image. And both deal with the depth problem.

Hans Hofmann

The unlike is joined together, and from differences results the most beautiful harmony.

Heraclitus

In art, and in the higher ranges of science, there is a feeling of harmony which underlies all endeavor. There is no true greatness in art or science without that sense of harmony.

Albert Einstein

To seek, beneath the universal strife, the hidden harmony of things.

Will Durant
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