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Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor.

By the general process of epic poetry, I mean the way this form of art has constantly responded to the profound needs of the society in which it was made.

By the work one knows the workman.

Chance gives rise to thoughts, and chance removes them; no art can keep or acquire them.

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs.

Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble; in a statue the marble must be like flesh.

Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so. For, those, whom thou think'st thou dost overthrow. Die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me.

Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.

Design is the method of putting form and content together. Design, just as art, has multiple definitions; there is no single definition. Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated.

Diplomacy is the art of saying "nice doggie" until you can find a rock.

Diplomacy: the art of restraining power.

Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.

Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.

Dying is an art, like everything else. I do it exceptionally well. I do it so it feels like hell. I do it so it feels real. I guess you could say I've a call.

Education is the art of making man ethical.

Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.

Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself.

Europe is so well gardened that it resembles a work of art, a scientific theory, a neat metaphysical system. Man has re-created Europe in his own image.

Even a true artist does not always produce art.


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