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Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.

Man is unique not because he does science, and his is unique not because he does art, but because science and art equally are expressions of his marvelous plasticity of mind.

Masterpieces are only lucky attempts.

Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.

Memory is a great artist. For every man and for every woman it makes the recollection of his or her life a work of art and an unfaithful record.

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves they have a better idea.

Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.

Mournful and yet grand is the destiny of the artist.

Music is the art of the prophets, the only art that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.

My errors will point to thinking men the various roads, and will teach them the great art of treading on the brink of the precipice without falling into it.

My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art.

My hand is the extension of the thinking process - the creative process.

My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than to continue living for art.

My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw, the more of it I wanted to see.

My mother said to me, "If you become a soldier, you'll be a general, if you become a monk you'll end up as the pope." Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.

My painting does not come from the easel.

Never judge a work of art by its defects.

Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.

No art is less spontaneous than mine. What I do is the result of reflection and the study of the great masters.

No great art has ever been made without the artist having known danger.


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