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Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

- Henry Ward Beecher

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Print Imagination has always had powers of resurrection that no science can match.
- Ingrid Bengis
Visual Arts
Print Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess.
- Ludwig Van Beethoven
Music
Print Where words fail, music speaks.
- Hans Christian Andersen
Music
Print Nothing is more beautiful than a guitar, except, possibly, two.
- Fredric Chopin
Music
Print Ladanse,c'est le mouvement,et le mouvement, c'est la vie.
Dance is movement, and movement is life.
- Ludmilla Chiriaeff
Dance
Print We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.
- Sir Winston Churchill
Visual Arts
Print Without music, life is a journey through a desert.
- Pat Conroy
Music
Print Let a man be stimulated by poetry, established by the rules of propriety, and perfected by music.
- Confucius
Music
Print How inimitably graceful children are in general -- before they learn to dance.
- S.T. Coleridge
Dance
Print On with the dance! Let joy be unconfined.
- Lord Byron
Dance
Print In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.
- Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Visual Arts
Print Dance every performance as if it were your last.
- Erik Bruhn
Dance
Print Learning is an active process. We learn by doing.
- Dale Carnegie
Visual Arts
Print Music to me is like breathing - I don't get tired of breathing, I don't get tired of music.
- Ray Charles
Music
Print Don’t be an art critic, but paint, there lies salvation.
- Paul Cézanne
Visual Arts
Print Painting from nature is not copying the object; it is realizing one's sensations.
- Paul Cézanne
Visual Arts
Print Any museum can invite you to look. A great one changes the way you see.
- Anonymous
Visual Arts
Print Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did, backwards and on high heels.
- Anonymous
Dance
Print Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain.
- Anonymous
Dance
Print Dance isn't something that can be explained in words; it has to be danced.
- Paige Arden
Dance
Print Art is a fruit that grows in man, like a fruit on a plant, or a child in its mother’s womb.
- Jean Arp
Visual Arts
Print What we play is life.
- Louis Armstrong
Music
Print The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
- Aristotle
Visual Arts
Print Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
- Scott Adams
Visual Arts
Print In life as in the dance: Grace glides on blistered feet.
- Alice Abrams
Dance
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