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The stage is not merely the meeting place of all the arts, but is also the return of art to life.

- Oscar Wilde

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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
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