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Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals.

- Charles Baudelaire

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Print Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
- Martha Graham
Dance
Print I know only two tunes; one of them is "Yankee Doodle", and the other isn't.
- Ulysess S. Grant
Music
Print Art is so wonderfully irrational, exuberantly pointless, but necessary all the same.
- Günter Grass
Visual Arts
Print A jazz musician is a juggler who uses harmonies instead of oranges.
- Benny Green
Music
Print All the sounds of the earth are like music.
- Oscar Hammerstein
Music
Print Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.
- E.Y. Harbug
Music
Print The greatest masterpieces were once only pigments on a palette.
- Henry S. Haskins
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 Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes.
- Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Visual Arts
Print People who make music together cannot be enemies, at least while the music lasts.
- Paul Hindemith
Music
Print Life is short, art is long...
- Hippocrates
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 A work of art is a world in itself, reflecting senses and emotions of the artist’s world.
- Hans Hofman
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 Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
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 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 Art is... a question mark in the minds of those who want to know what's happening.
- Aaron Howard
Visual Arts
Print Art is not a thing; it is a way.
- Elbert Hubbard
Visual Arts
Print The camera, if it’s lucky, may tell a different truth to drawing - but not a truer one.
- Robert Hughes
Visual Arts
Print Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.
- Victor Hugo
Music
Print After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible, is music.
- Aldous Huxley
Music
Print A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.
- Eugene Ionesco
Visual Arts
Print The history of a people is found in its songs.
- George Jellinek
Music
Print All art intuitively apprehends coming changes in the collective unconsciousness.
- Carl Gustav Jung
Visual Arts
Print I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.
- Frida Kahlo
Visual Arts
Print There is no must in art because art is free.
- Vasily Kandinsky
Visual Arts
Print We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth.
- John F. Kennedy
Visual Arts
Print We all have idols. Play like anyone you care about but try to be yourself while you're doing so.
- B.B. King
Music
Print Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
- Rudyard Kipling
Literary Arts
Print Entertainment and art are not isolated. Entertainment is in art like color in pictures.
- Martin Kippinberger
Visual Arts
Print Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible.
- Paul Klee
Visual Arts
Print Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.
- Paul Klee
Visual Arts
Print Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis.
- Karl Kraus
Visual Arts
Print Art is the objectification of feeling, and the subjectification of nature.
- Susanne K. Langer
Visual Arts
Print When the subject is strong, simplicity is the only way to treat it.
- Jacob Lawrence
Visual Arts
Print Color is crucial in painting, but it is very hard to talk about.
- Roy Lichtenstein
Visual Arts
Print Art doesn't transform. It just plain forms.
- Roy Lichtenstein
Visual Arts
Print Adventure can be an end in itself. Self-discovery is the secret ingredient that fuels daring.
- Grace Lichtenstein
Dance
Print Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist.
- Rene-Francois-Ghislain Magritte
Visual Arts
Print Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.
- Og Mandino
Literary Arts
Print Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul.
- Henri Matisse
Visual Arts
Print The portrait is one of the most curious art forms. It demands special qualities in the artist, almost total kinship with the model.
- Henri Matisse
Visual Arts
Print Creativity takes courage.
- Henri Matisse
Visual Arts
Print All my efforts go into creating an art that can be understood by everyone.
- Henri Matisse
Visual Arts
Print Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
- Thomas Merton
Visual Arts
Print A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
- Michelangelo
Visual Arts
Print Genius is eternal patience.
- Michelangelo
Visual Arts
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