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Don’t be an art critic, but paint, there lies salvation.

- Paul Cézanne

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Print For a long time I limited myself to one color... as a form of discipline.
- Pablo Picasso
Visual Arts
Print To sing well and to dance well is to be well-educated.
- Plato
Music
Print Music, to create harmony, must investigate discord.
- Plutarch
Music
Print It’s all a big game of construction, some with a brush, some with a shovel, some choose a pen.
- Jackson Pollock
Visual Arts
Print The painting has a life of its own.
- Jackson Pollock
Visual Arts
Print The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust
Visual Arts
Print There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
- Pythagoras
Music
Print The artist's job is to be a witness to his time in history.
- Robert Rauschenberg
Visual Arts
Print Practice what you know, and it will help to make clear what now you do not know.
- Rembrandt
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 I was probably born with the ability to draw, but that does not make you an artist.
- James Rosenquist
Visual Arts
Print Collecting art is like a drug. It is both intensely pleasurable and highly addictive.
- Norman Rosenthal
Visual Arts
Print When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
- John Ruskin
Visual Arts
Print Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it, we go nowhere.
- Carl Sagan
Visual Arts
Print Simplicity is the essence of the great, the true, and the beautiful in art.
- George Sand
Visual Arts
Print Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
- George Sand
Visual Arts
Print Music rearranges your molecular structure.
- Carlos Santana
Music
Print Music contains a whole gamut of experience, from sensuous elements to ultimate intellectual harmonies.
- George Santayana
Music
Print To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.
- Robert Schumann
Music
Print There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
- Albert Schweitzer
Music
Print Music goes deeper than emotion into the energies that animate our psychic life.
- Roger Sessions
Music
Print The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
- William Shakespeare
Theater
Print Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.
- William Shakespeare
Theater
Print Art is the signature of civilizations.
- Beverly Sills
Visual Arts
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