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Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death.

Art is vice. You don't marry it legitimately, you rape it.

Art never improves, but... the material of art is never quite the same.

Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.

Art raises its head where creeds relax.

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess? See quote detail

Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild.

Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos.

Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.

Artists are nearest God. Into their souls he breathes his life, and from their hands it comes in fair, articulate forms to bless the world.

Artists don't make objects. Artists make mythologies.

Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.

Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.

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

Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.

Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.

Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.

Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form.

Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.


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