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The essence of drawing is the line exploring space.

- Andy Goldsworthy

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Print Drama is like a dream, it is not real, but it is really felt.
- Abhinavagupta
Theater
Print In life as in the dance: Grace glides on blistered feet.
- Alice Abrams
Dance
Print Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
- Scott Adams
Visual Arts
Print Good art is not what it looks like, but what it does to us.
- Roy Adzak
Visual Arts
Print Everything in the universe has rhythm. Everything dances.
- Maya Angelou
Dance
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 Countless unseen details are often the only difference between mediocre and magnificent.
- Anonymous
Visual Arts
Print Art is the imagination expressed through the senses.
- Anonymous
Visual Arts
Print Dance isn't something that can be explained in words; it has to be danced.
- Paige Arden
Dance
Print The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
- Aristotle
Visual Arts
Print What we play is life.
- Louis Armstrong
Music
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 I believe that interpretation should be like a transparent glass, a window for the composer's music.
- Vladimir Ashkenazy
Music
Print I just dance. I just put my feet in the air and move them around.
- Fred Astaire
Dance
Print Dance till the stars come down from the rafters. Dance, Dance, Dance till you drop.
- W.H. Auden
Dance
Print Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
- Berthold Auerbach
Music
Print There is always music amongst the trees in the garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it.
- M. Aumonier
Music
Print Anything in any way beautiful derives its beauty from itself and asks nothing beyond itself.
- Marcus Aurelius
Visual Arts
Print The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
- Sir Francis Bacon
Visual Arts
Print First comes the sweat. Then comes the beauty if you're very lucky and have said your prayers.
- George Balanchine
Dance
Print I don't want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance.
- George Balanchine
Dance
Print Dance is music made visible.
- George Balanchine
Dance
Print A nation creates music - the composer only arranges it.
- Bela Bartok
Music
Print The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
Visual Arts
Print Genius is childhood recalled at will.
- Charles Baudelaire
Visual Arts
Print Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals.
- Charles Baudelaire
Dance
Print There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.
- Viki Baum
Dance
Print Patience is an integral part of talent.
- Vicki Baum
Literary Arts
Print Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order.
- Samuel Beckett
Dance
Print Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Visual Arts
Print Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess.
- Ludwig Van Beethoven
Music
Print Imagination has always had powers of resurrection that no science can match.
- Ingrid Bengis
Visual Arts
Print If you really believe music is dangerous, you should let it go in one ear and out the other.
- José Bergamín
Music
Print Music can name the unnamable and communicate the unknowable.
- Leonard Bernstein
Music
Print When I dance, I cannot judge, I cannot hate, I cannot separate myself from life.
- Hans Bos
Dance
Print Study Bach. There you will find everything.
- Johannes Brahms
Music
Print Architecture is inhabited sculpture.
- Constantin Brancusi
Visual Arts
Print Composing is like driving down a foggy road...
- Benjamin Britten
Music
Print Dance can give the inarticulate a voice.
- Pamela Brown
Dance
Print A child sings before it speaks, dances almost before it walks, music is with us from the beginning.
- Pamela Brown
Music
Print Dance every performance as if it were your last.
- Erik Bruhn
Dance
Print In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.
- Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Visual Arts
Print On with the dance! Let joy be unconfined.
- Lord Byron
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 Ladanse,c'est le mouvement,et le mouvement, c'est la vie.
Dance is movement, and movement is life.
- Ludmilla Chiriaeff
Dance
Print Nothing is more beautiful than a guitar, except, possibly, two.
- Fredric Chopin
Music
Print Where words fail, music speaks.
- Hans Christian Andersen
Music
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