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It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.

It is not in life, but in art that self-fulfillment is to be found.

It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color - not color used descriptively, that is, but as a means of personal expression.

It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.

It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it.

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection.

It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands.

It was Public Art, defined as art that is purchased by experts who are not spending their own personal money.

It's clever, but is it Art?

Land really is the best art.

Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.

Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.

Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television.

Life imitates art more than art imitates life.

Life is short, the art long.

Love isn't an emotion or an instinct - it's an art.

Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.

Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.


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