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In the brush doing what it's doing, it will stumble on what one couldn't do by oneself.

- Robert Motherwell

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Print Simplicity is the essence of the great, the true, and the beautiful in art.
- George Sand
Visual Arts
Print To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.
- Robert Schumann
Music
Print Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.
- William Shakespeare
Theater
Print Music goes deeper than emotion into the energies that animate our psychic life.
- Roger Sessions
Music
Print There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
- Albert Schweitzer
Music
Print I was probably born with the ability to draw, but that does not make you an artist.
- James Rosenquist
Visual Arts
Print Anyone who says you can't see a thought simply doesn't know art.
- Wynetka Ann Reynolds
Theater
Print A room hung with pictures is a room hung with thoughts.
- Joshua Reynolds
Visual Arts
Print Collecting art is like a drug. It is both intensely pleasurable and highly addictive.
- Norman Rosenthal
Visual Arts
Print Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
- George Sand
Visual Arts
Print Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it, we go nowhere.
- Carl Sagan
Visual Arts
Print When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
- John Ruskin
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 Study Bach. There you will find everything.
- Johannes Brahms
Music
Print When I dance, I cannot judge, I cannot hate, I cannot separate myself from life.
- Hans Bos
Dance
Print Music can name the unnamable and communicate the unknowable.
- Leonard Bernstein
Music
Print Architecture is inhabited sculpture.
- Constantin Brancusi
Visual Arts
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 Composing is like driving down a foggy road...
- Benjamin Britten
Music
Print Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order.
- Samuel Beckett
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 Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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
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