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Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Print An artist chooses his subjects... that is the way he praises.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
Visual Arts
Print Art is everywhere, except it has to pass through a creative mind.
- Louise Nevelson
Visual Arts
Print I don't believe in an art that is not born out of man's need to open his heart.
- Edvard Munch
Visual Arts
Print After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible, is music.
- Aldous Huxley
Music
Print Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.
- Victor Hugo
Music
Print The camera, if it’s lucky, may tell a different truth to drawing - but not a truer one.
- Robert Hughes
Visual Arts
Print A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.
- Eugene Ionesco
Visual Arts
Print I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.
- Frida Kahlo
Visual Arts
Print All art intuitively apprehends coming changes in the collective unconsciousness.
- Carl Gustav Jung
Visual Arts
Print The history of a people is found in its songs.
- George Jellinek
Music
Print Talent! What they call talent is nothing but the capacity for doing continuous work in the right way.
- Winslow Homer
Visual Arts
Print Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
Visual Arts
Print A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
- Hans Hofmann
Visual Arts
Print If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.
- Edward Hopper
Visual Arts
Print Art is not a thing; it is a way.
- Elbert Hubbard
Visual Arts
Print Art is... a question mark in the minds of those who want to know what's happening.
- Aaron Howard
Visual Arts
Print Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist.
- Edward Hopper
Visual Arts
Print Art is the objectification of feeling, and the subjectification of nature.
- Susanne K. Langer
Visual Arts
Print Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis.
- Karl Kraus
Visual Arts
Print Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible.
- Paul Klee
Visual Arts
Print When the subject is strong, simplicity is the only way to treat it.
- Jacob Lawrence
Visual Arts
Print Color is crucial in painting, but it is very hard to talk about.
- Roy Lichtenstein
Visual Arts
Print Art doesn't transform. It just plain forms.
- Roy Lichtenstein
Visual Arts
Print Adventure can be an end in itself. Self-discovery is the secret ingredient that fuels daring.
- Grace Lichtenstein
Dance
Print We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth.
- John F. Kennedy
Visual Arts
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