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Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.

- Pablo Picasso

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Print A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
- Michelangelo
Visual Arts
Print Genius is eternal patience.
- Michelangelo
Visual Arts
Print A great sculpture can roll down a hill without breaking.
- Michelangelo
Visual Arts
Print I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music.
- Joan Miro
Visual Arts
Print My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece.
- Claude Monet
Visual Arts
Print The arts are the signature of a nation.
- Joan Mondale
Visual Arts
Print All anybody needs to know about prizes is that Mozart never won one.
- Henry Mitchell
Music
Print Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul.
- Henri Matisse
Visual Arts
Print Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.
- Og Mandino
Literary Arts
Print Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist.
- Rene-Francois-Ghislain Magritte
Visual Arts
Print The portrait is one of the most curious art forms. It demands special qualities in the artist, almost total kinship with the model.
- Henri Matisse
Visual Arts
Print Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
- Thomas Merton
Visual Arts
Print Creativity takes courage.
- Henri Matisse
Visual Arts
Print All my efforts go into creating an art that can be understood by everyone.
- Henri Matisse
Visual Arts
Print To create one's own world in any of the arts takes courage.
- Georgia O’Keeffe
Visual Arts
Print Folk music is the original melody of man; it is the musical mirror of the world.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
Music
Print We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.
- Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Dance
Print Art is a technique of communication. The image is the most complete technique of all communication.
- Claes Oldenburg
Visual Arts
Print If it weren't for the rocks in its bed, the stream would have no song.
- Carl Perkins
Music
Print Imagination is the true magic carpet.
- Norman Vincent Peale
Visual Arts
Print Master technique and then forget about it and be natural.
- Anna Pavlova
Dance
Print In the brush doing what it's doing, it will stumble on what one couldn't do by oneself.
- Robert Motherwell
Visual Arts
Print O great creator of being, grant us one more hour to perform our art and perfect our lives.
- Jim Morrison
Music
Print To be an artist is to believe in life.
- Henry S. Moore
Visual Arts
Print Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it.
- Robert Motherwell
Visual Arts
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