Expression Quotes

Expression in words provokes thought, while expression in paint generates experience.

Kristin Abraham

A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.

Anne Roiphe

Art is not so much expressing oneself, as it is discovering oneself.

Anawanitia

In order for the artist to have a world to express he must first be situated in this world, oppressed or oppressing, resigned or rebellious, a man among men.

Simone de Beauvoir

Visual journaling allows us to access our inner language of imagery and express it both verbally and visually, while exploring the connection between image and word.

Michael Bell

There is something of the essence of creative expression that informs and transcends all its manifestations and when you touch it magic!

Annie Bevan

Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.

Niels Bohr

An artist who makes pictures that look good but express nothing is like a writer whose words sound good but have no meaning. (

Gerald Brommer

Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment.

Pearl S. Buck

Expression is the mystery of beauty.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Expression is the essence of thought.

Tony Calderone

There are no words, no paints to express all this, only a beautiful dumbness in the soul, life speaking to life.

Emily Carr

Get to the heart of what is before you and continue to express yourself as logically as possible.

Paul Cezanne

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.

Paul Cezanne

In a way, the blank canvas... represents the infinity of trying to use color to express emotions to assign a linguistic function to color.

Guido Molinari

Everything is expressed through relationships.

Piet Mondrian

Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion.

Kate Reid

Style in painting is the same as in writing a power over materials, whether words or colours, by which conceptions or sentiments are conveyed.

Sir Joshua Reynolds

Most events are inexpressible, taking place in a realm which no word has ever entered, and more inexpressible than all else are works of art, mysterious existences, the life of which, while ours passes away, endures.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.

Rumi

Beyond useless discussions of figurative or abstract art is the imperious necessity to express oneself as one is, making ours all the energetic possibilities of the universe.

Antonio Saura

To express the love of two lovers by a marriage of two complementary colors, their mingling and their opposition, the mysterious vibrations of Kindred tones. To express the thought of a brow by the radiance of light tone against a somber background; to express hope by some star, the eagerness of a soul by a sunset radiance.

Vincent van Gogh

These rough sketches, which are born in an instant in the heat of inspiration, express the idea of their author in a few strokes, while on the other hand too much effort and diligence sometimes saps the vitality and powers of those who never know when to leave off.

Giorgio Vasari

To stifle creative expression is to bind and gag our very souls.

Curtis Verdun

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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