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My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece.

- Claude Monet

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Print The history of a people is found in its songs.
- George Jellinek
Print A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.
- Eugene Ionesco
Visual Arts
Print After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible, is music.
- Aldous Huxley
Print Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.
- Victor Hugo
Print The camera, if it’s lucky, may tell a different truth to drawing - but not a truer one.
- Robert Hughes
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 If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.
- Edward Hopper
Visual Arts
Print Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist.
- Edward Hopper
Visual Arts
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 The whole world, as we experience it visually, comes to us through the mystic realm of color.
- Hans Hofmann
Visual Arts
Print A work of art is a world in itself, reflecting senses and emotions of the artist’s world.
- Hans Hofman
Visual Arts
Print Style is something you can use, and you can be like a magpie, just taking what you want.
- David Hockney
Visual Arts
Print Life is short, art is long...
- Hippocrates
Visual Arts
Print People who make music together cannot be enemies, at least while the music lasts.
- Paul Hindemith
Print Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes.
- Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Visual Arts
Print Nothing you write, if you hope to be any good, will ever come out as you first hoped.
- Lillian Hellman
Literary Arts
Print The greatest masterpieces were once only pigments on a palette.
- Henry S. Haskins
Visual Arts
Print Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.
- E.Y. Harbug
Print All the sounds of the earth are like music.
- Oscar Hammerstein
Print A jazz musician is a juggler who uses harmonies instead of oranges.
- Benny Green
Print Art is so wonderfully irrational, exuberantly pointless, but necessary all the same.
- Günter Grass
Visual Arts
Print I know only two tunes; one of them is "Yankee Doodle", and the other isn't.
- Ulysess S. Grant
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