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Artists should always think of themselves as cosmic
by Ted Lange

Artists should always think of themselves as cosmic
instruments for storytelling.
- Ted Lange

I seek a deeper truth, but I don't think I have to
go to a building designated for worship to find it.
- Ted Lange

I couldn't believe verse was supposed to be hard.
It was a snap for me.
I loved Shakespeare.
- Ted Lange

Stax was rejoicing in the difference in who we are,
and that's what you see in the film.
- Ted Lange

 

I've played almost every lead character from Henry VI to Othello.
I'm dying to tackle Richard III sometime.
- Ted Lange

I suddenly discovered that acting made girls notice me.
- Ted Lange

I believe in Christianity, Judaism and Islamism,
but I stay away from churches, synagogues and mosques.
- Ted Lange

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I've always tried to explore the humorous aspects of life.
- Ted Lange

I talk to the universe all the time.
- Ted Lange

Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.
- Igor Stravinsky

Immature artists imitate.
Mature artists steal.
- Lionel Trilling

Artists themselves are not confined,
but their output is.
- Robert Smithson

Artists don't make objects.
Artists make mythologies.
- Anish Kapoor

Artists who seek perfection in everything are those
who cannot attain it in anything.
- Gustave Flaubert

I was the least Pop of all the Pop artists.
- Robert Indiana

The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication:
that is why so many bad artists are unable to give it up.
- Jean Cocteau

If it's stage, the two most important artists are the
actor and the playwright.
If it's film, THE most important person is the director.
The director says where the camera goes.
- Brad Dourif

Artists aren't really people.
And I'm actually 40 per cent papier mache.
- Steven Morrissey

They consistently hobble artists' in the name of selling
more units then are surprised when the fans don't buy
the lukewarm music this produces.
So they then drop the artist.
- Malcolm Wilson

I helped found Artists for New South Africa,
but it used to be called Artists for Free South Africa.
Alfre Woodard and a bunch of us started this.
- Mary Steenburgen

I'm very envious of the few artists who are any good and still do portraits.
- Howard Hodgkin

It seems likely that many of the young who don't wait
for others to call them artists,
but simply announce that they are, don't have the patience to make art.
- Pauline Kael

I was lucky enough to first meet Elvis at his house
in Bel Air and he used to invite different artists,
singers and musicians, to come and jam with him at his house.
- Jackie DeShannon

I don't believe in art.
I believe in artists.
- Marcel Duchamp

The term 'giant' is used too often to describe artists.
But in the case of Akira Kurosawa, we have one of the
rare instances where the term fits.
- Martin Scorsese

The film of tomorrow will not be directed by civil servants of the camera,
but by artists for whom shooting a film constitutes
a wonderful and thrilling adventure.
- Francois Truffaut

The artist is something of an outsider in America.
I have always felt that America does not value its artists,
certainly not in the sense that the Europeans do.
- Carlisle Floyd

I think there is an element of nihilism about,
but I don't think most artists feel their work is meaningless.
- Leonard Baskin

Well, I worked with lots of different artists,
of course.
- Skitch Henderson

All kids, when they go to school, are pretty good artists
and dancers and singers and poets.
All that gets buried, basically through being educated,
or brainwashed.
- William Wiley

I was constantly being around artists and Bohemian types.
- Spencer Dryden

Some artists want to confront.
Some want to invoke thought.
They're all necessary and they're all valid.
- Maya Lin

Artists of many diverse types began using simple forms to their own ends.
- Sol LeWitt

Mistakes and dead-ends often mean more to these artists than any proven problem.
- Robert Smithson

These critics with the illusions they've created about artists -
it's like idol worship.
They only like people when they're on their way up...
I cannot be on the way up again.
- John Lennon

Negroes at last were on Broadway, and there to stay.
We were artists and we were going a long way.
- Will M. Cook

I'm a big fan of '70s records where artists could draw
on whatever influences they wanted.
- Deana Carter

Artists like Bach and Beethoven erected churches and temples on the heights.
I only wanted...
to build dwellings for men in which they might feel happy and at home.
- Edvard Grieg

We want people to see us live before we continue on
and call ourselves recording artists.
- Jason Mraz

I'd love to break America, like all artists do.
It's a lot of work but, you know, it's got to be done!
- Rachel Stevens

There's artists that I'm working with on a new label of mine.
Foxy Nova and Supa Nova.
- Kenneth Edmonds

Many people think voice over artists just read,
there's much more to it.
Without acting beats, scene study and improving skills,
you won't make it.
- Tara Strong

The best of artists has no conception that the marble
alone does not contain within itself.
- Michelangelo

Many jazz artists go to L.A.
seeking a more comfortable life and then they really stop playing.
- Sonny Rollins

Perhaps all artists were, in a sense,
housewives: tenders of the earth household.
- Erica Jong

Artists are traditionally resistant to labels.
- Patti Smith

David Cronenberg knows what we actors do as artists.
- William Hurt

Well, I think there are artists who are more or less
contemporary with Hopper who are more relevant.
- Donald Judd

I hate artists who are not of their time.
- Guillaume Apollinaire

I hope we can be consummate artists as women or revolutionaries,
or whatever women want to be, and also have love,
not only for ourselves but from a partner.
- Laura Dern

It's something I've always loved doing.
I'm not one of the artists who comes in and just does my bit.
I'm there every second of every day.
That's my hands-on situation.
- Keith Urban

There are countless artists whose shoes I am not worthy to polish -
whose prints would not pay the printer.
The question of judgment is a puzzling one.
- Maxfield Parrish

Independent artists and labels have always been the
trend setters in music and the music business.
- Shawn Fanning

And if we must educate our poets and artists in science,
we must educate our masters, labour and capital,
in art.
- John B. S. Haldane

The industry is a menace to artists.
- Nikki Sixx

Women artists need to break barriers in order for women's
experience to be valuable.
- Liz Phair

Artists don't always know.
Almost every song I ever recorded that was a hit at
the majors that the promotional people picked I didn't think it would be a hit.
I was wrong every time!
- Roy Ayers

Maybe the way we have learned to look has changed in the last 25 years,
and the exotic is much more acceptable.
There are many artists now, younger artists,
who work out of the exotic.
- Anish Kapoor

I just feel passionately about a few things and particularly
about helping artists get off the ground.
- Jane Badler

Every artist seems to me to have the job of bearing
witness to the world we live in.
To some extent I think of all of us as artists,
because we have voices and we are each of us unique.
- Jane Rule

Mother's interest in contemporary American artists
emerged during the 1920s.
- David Rockefeller

Artists can color the sky red because they know it's blue.
Those of us who aren't artists must color things the
way they really are or people might think we're stupid.
- Jules Feiffer

I was being an artist, being sensitive and technical as artists are.
I'm sure Leonardo Da Vinci did that.
Artists don't always feel the same as others feel about their work.
- Roy Ayers

For I must tell you that we artists cannot tread the
path of Beauty without Eros keeping company with us
and appointing himself as our guide.
- Thomas Mann

There's no question that many more women artists are
showing worldwide now than they were when I was a young woman,
and that's really great.
- Judy Chicago

Most artists come in and out of the country,
they stay may be 2 weeks - or a month max and then they leave.
- Edwin Starr

Artists are expected to fit into fraudulent categories.
- Robert Smithson

Everyone wants immediate success, immediate celebrity,
and that doesn't produce what used to be artists.
- Colin R. Davis

When you actually meet the devil and he offers you
a deal most artists eventually negotiate.
- Marc Maron

Unless artists can remember what it was to be a little boy,
they are only half complete as artist and as man.
- James Thurber

I think it's pretentious to create art just for the
sake of stroking the artists ego.
- Lou Reed


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