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Art, whose honesty must work through artifice,
by Adrienne Rich

Art, whose honesty must work through artifice,
cannot avoid cheating truth.
- Adrienne Rich

The moment of change is the only poem.
- Adrienne Rich

When a woman tells the truth she is creating the possibility
for more truth around her.
- Adrienne Rich

Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a
taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life.
It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male
right of access to women.
- Adrienne Rich

 

Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language,
which is the power of our ultimate relationship to
everything in the universe.
- Adrienne Rich

I keep coming back to you in my head,
but you couldn't know that, and I have no carbons.
- Adrienne Rich

The connections between and among women are the most feared,
the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet.
- Adrienne Rich

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False history gets made all day, any day,
the truth of the new is never on the news.
- Adrienne Rich

Lying is done with words and also with silence.
- Adrienne Rich

Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions,
false memories, false namings of real events.
- Adrienne Rich

Pride is a tricky, glorious, double-edged feeling.
- Adrienne Rich

Life on the planet is born of woman.
- Adrienne Rich

They can rule the world while they can persuade us
our pain belongs in some order is death by famine worse than death by suicide,
than a life of famine and suicide...?
- Adrienne Rich

A thinking woman sleeps with monsters.
- Adrienne Rich

It's exhilarating to be alive in a time of awakening consciousness;
it can also be confusing,
disorienting, and painful.
- Adrienne Rich

The repossession by women of our bodies will bring
far more essential change to human society than the
seizing of the means of production by workers.
- Adrienne Rich

The mind's passion is all for singling out.
Obscurity has another tale to tell.
- Adrienne Rich

The worker can unionize, go out on strike;
mothers are divided from each other in homes,
tied to their children by compassionate bonds;
our wildcat strikes have most often taken the form
of physical or mental breakdown.
- Adrienne Rich

A revolutionary poem will not tell you who or when to kill,
what and when to burn, or even how to theorize.
It reminds you...
where and when and how you are living and might live,
it is a wick of desire.
- Adrienne Rich

We might possess every technological resource...
but if our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless,
our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles,
our process may be "revolutionary" but not transformative.
- Adrienne Rich

The mother's battle for her child with sickness,
with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation
and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle,
waged in love and in the passion for survival.
- Adrienne Rich

Besides the noble art of getting things done,
there is the noble art of leaving things undone.
The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
- Lin Yutang

Your life is the manifestation of your dream;
it is an art.
You can change your life anytime if
you aren't enjoying the dream.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The supreme art of war is
to subdue the enemy without fighting.
- Sun Tzu

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Courage is the art of being the only one
who knows you're scared to death.
- Earl Wilson

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

It is art that makes life, makes interest,
makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever
for the force and beauty of its process.
- Max Eastman

Art is a revolt against fate.
- Andre Malraux

Minimal art went nowhere.
- Sol LeWitt

Even a true artist does not always produce art.
- Carroll O'Connor

The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters,
is simplicity.
- Walt Whitman

Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome.
No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
- Andre Gide

Art is the stored honey of the human soul,
gathered on wings of misery and travail.
- Theodore Dreiser

Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.
- Jean Rostand

Every human is an artist.
The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

Art consists of limitation.
The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Drawing is the honesty of the art.
There is no possibility of cheating.
It is either good or bad.
- Salvador Dali

Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
- Ambrose Bierce

The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.
- Theodor Adorno

Art doesn't transform.
It just plain forms.
- Roy Lichtenstein

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

I like to pretend that my art has nothing to do with me.
- Roy Lichtenstein

I cry out for order and find it only in art.
- Helen Hayes

Art in Nature is rhythmic and has a horror of constraint.
- Robert Delaunay

The beauty one can find in art is one of the pitifully
few real and lasting products of human endeavor.
- Paul Getty

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference.
The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference.
And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.
- Marshall McLuhan

When I think of art I think of beauty.
Beauty is the mystery of life.
It is not in the eye it is in the mind.
In our minds there is awareness of perfection.
- Agnes Martin

If a building becomes architecture, then it is art.
- Arne Jacobsen

Art is not a thing; it is a way.
- Elbert Hubbard

Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training,
for it trains people as to how they should think.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

The more horrifying this world becomes,
the more art becomes abstract.
- Ellen Key

No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.
- Theodore Bikel

When I make art, I think about its ability to connect with others,
to bring them into the process.
- Jim Hodges

Art is subject to arbitrary fashion.
- Kary Mullis

Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.
- Harry S. Truman

When I work, and in my art, I hold hands with God.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.
- Salvador Dali

What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
- John Updike

Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers -
and never succeeding.
- Gian Carlo Menotti

Treat a work of art like a prince.
Let it speak to you first.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Wherever art appears, life disappears.
- Robert Motherwell

The principle of art is to pause, not bypass.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the
unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
- Al Capp

Art is the right hand of Nature.
The latter has only given us being, the former has made us men.
- Friedrich Schiller

The perfection of art is to conceal art.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

All art is but imitation of nature.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca


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