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The arts are the signature of a nation.

- Joan Mondale

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Print Great ideas originate in the muscles.
- Thomas Edison
Literary Arts
Print Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein
Visual Arts
Print It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
- Albert Einstein
Visual Arts
Print If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.
- Albert Einstein
Literary Arts
Print The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious, the source of all art and science.
- Albert Einstein
Print Playing "bop" is like playing Scrabble with all the vowels missing.
- Duke Ellington
Music
Print Music is my mistress, and she plays second fiddle to no one.
- Duke Ellington
Music
Print Move your neck according to the music.
- Ethiopian Proverb
Dance
Print Dance is so important in the world. It needs no language. Our bodies speak a language of its own.
- Ibrahim Farrah
Dance
Print I do not want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.
- Carrie Fisher
Theater
Print Genius is another word for magic, and the whole point of magic is that it is inexplicable.
- Margot Fonteyn
Theater
Print To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything.
- Anatole France
Visual Arts
Print If you are looking for something to be brave about consider fine arts.
- Robert Frost
Visual Arts
Print A painting is never finished - it simply stops in interesting places.
- Paul Gardner
Visual Arts
Print Art is either plagiarism or revolution.
- Paul Gauguin
Visual Arts
Print The flat sound of my wooden clogs on the cobblestones, deep, hollow and powerful, is the note I seek in my painting.
- Paul Gauguin
Visual Arts
Print I shut my eyes in order to see.
- Paul Gauguin
Visual Arts
Print We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Visual Arts
Print Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Literary Arts
Print Color in a picture is like enthusiasm in life.
- Vincent Van Gogh
Visual Arts
Print The only time I feel alive is when I’m painting.
- Vincent Van Gogh
Visual Arts
Print Art is a part of the rebellion against the realities of its unfulfilled desire.
- Emma Goldman
Visual Arts
Print The essence of drawing is the line exploring space.
- Andy Goldsworthy
Visual Arts
Print No artist is ahead of his time. He is his time. It is just that the others are behind the time.
- Martha Graham
Visual Arts
Print Dance is the hidden language of the soul.
- Martha Graham
Dance
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