Art Quotes


When you say a "former child star", you may as well say "failed child star".

Wil Wheaton

I act because it`s the one time I`m sure of my identity. There`s no doubt. It`s on paper.

Vin Diesel

Poetry is a very subjective and intimate expression. It`s literally your heartbeat. Your rhythm. The song of your soul. It`s superconcentrated. It`s a dense piece of yourself.

Val Kilmer


The secret is not to act, but to be.

Steven Seagal


Professional dancers don`t go dancing.

Christopher Walken


I don`t "do" emotion. Emotions are overrated. I`m more interested in creating a presence.

Clive Owen


You might get one job for having a famous parent, but you won`t get your second unless you`re good.

Linus Roache

Slow, technical, cultural, and artistic advances made by innumerable workshops of painters and artisans were necessary before the Sistine Chapel was possible. But in the end, it was Michelangelo who painted it.

Carlo Rovelli


My great longing is to make those very incorrectnesses, those deviations, remodellings, changes in reality, so that they may become, yes, lies if you like - but truer than the literal truth.

Vincent Van Gogh


The world today doesn`t make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?

Pablo Picasso

You know how there`s time-based art? Movies, music, plays, it`s all time-based art. There`s a beginning, and a middle and an end. You have to see it from the beginning to the end. You`re restrained to that timeline... That way of experiencing it. But then there`s paintings. No beginning, no middle, no end. You see what you want to see when you want to see it. No restrictions, it`s just there.

Comet (movie)

Some of the greatest poetry is revealing to the reader the beauty in something that was so simple you had taken it for granted.

Neil deGrasse Tyson

We have art in order not to die of the truth.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.

Pablo Picasso

The highest problem of any art is to cause by appearance the illusion of a higher reality.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


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