Art is the accomplice of love. Take love away and there is no longer art.

Art is the accomplice of love. Take love away and there is no longer art.

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. —Pablo Picasso

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

- Pablo Picasso
Art will survive, artists won’t.

Art will survive, artists won’t.

Art has the qualities of aesthetic beauty, purity, transcendence.

Art has the qualities of aesthetic beauty, purity, transcendence.

Nature is the art of God.

Nature is the art of God.

Art has the answers to many of the questions we weren’t brave enough to ask.

- Atticus

True art comes from flying with the madness so close you burn your eyelashes.

- Atticus

All art is in revolution of tyranny.

- Atticus

Treat a work of art like a prince: let it speak to you first.

- Arthur Schopenhauer

Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think.

- Arthur Schopenhauer

What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive.

- Arnold Palmer

Let each man exercise the art he knows.

- Aristophanes

Anne’s work reaches a broad audience. She had a one-woman show in the Red Light District of San Francisco at the Shooting Gallery next to a park where they actually do shoot up. You can’t predict where her art will go, just that it will.

- Andrew Jackson

The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.

- Alfred Adler

True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learn’d to dance.

- Alexander Pope

So vast is art, so narrow human wit.

- Alexander Pope

One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.

- Alexander Pope

Invention furnishes Art with all her materials, and without it, Judgement itself can at best but steal wisely.

- Alexander Pope

Knowledge of the world is as irrelevant in art as it is in a love affair.

- Alexander Pope

All nature is but art unknown to thee.

- Alexander Pope

A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.

- Alexander Pope

The finest works of art are precious, among other reasons, because they make it possible for us to know, if only imperfectly and for a little while, what it actually feels like to think subtly and feel nobly.

- Aldous Huxley

Perhaps it’s good for one to suffer. Can an artist do anything if he’s happy? Would he ever want to do anything? What is art, after all, but a protest against the horrible inclemency of life?

- Aldous Huxley

Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.

- Aristotle

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

- Aristotle

Rhetoric may be defined as the faculty of observing in any given case the available means of persuasion. This is not a function of any other art.

- Aristotle

Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.

- Alfred North Whitehead

The art of progress is to reserve order amid change, and to preserve change amid order.

- Alfred North Whitehead
The aesthetic principle is the same in every art, only the material differs.

The aesthetic principle is the same in every art, only the material differs.

- Robert Schumann
Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art. ---Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Art is a person's private vision expressed in aesthetic forms. -- Chaim Potok

Art is a person’s private vision expressed in aesthetic forms.

- Chaim Potok
With a good makeup brush, every woman can be an artist.

With a good makeup brush, every woman can be an artist.

A beautiful lady is an accident of nature. A beautiful old lady is a work of art.

A beautiful lady is an accident of nature. A beautiful old lady is a work of art.

- Louis Nizer
Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is an invention of philosophers..

Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is an invention of philosophers… What we call art is a game.

- Octavio Paz
Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience...

Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.

- Albert Camus

A man’s work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.

- Albert Camus

It is not your paintings I like, it is your painting.

- Albert Camus

Every man, and for stronger reasons, every artist, wants to be recognized. So do I.

- Albert Camus
Art is a way of recognizing oneself.

Art is a way of recognizing oneself.

To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.

To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.

- Pablo Picasso
Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.

Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.

- Pablo Picasso
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something....

There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.

- Pablo Picasso
Bad artists copy. Good artists steal.

Bad artists copy. Good artists steal.

- Pablo Picasso
If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.

If there were only one truth, you couldn’t paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.

- Pablo Picasso
The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.

The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.

- Pablo Picasso
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.

Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.

- Pablo Picasso
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.

Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.

- Pablo Picasso
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth

Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.

- Pablo Picasso
I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.

- Pablo Picasso