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Arthur C. Danto Quotes and Sayings

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The Rockwell magazine cover was more a part of the
American reality than a record of it.
- Arthur C. Danto

It really is impossible not to like him.
His success was his failure.
- Arthur C. Danto

Guys like Philip Seymour Hoffman or Sam Rockwell are
the guys I look up to and have the kind of career I'd like to emulate.
- Justin Long

If they were starting their careers today,
Rockwell and Picasso would probably both be painting on black velvet.
- Brad Holland

 

The director I had most involvement with was Alex Rockwell.
He gave me a lot of responsibility as an actor.
- Steve Buscemi

It was very much like Norman Rockwell:
small town America.
We walked to school or rode our bikes,
stopped at the penny candy store on the way home from school,
skated on the pond.
- Dorothy Hamill

I'll never have enough time to paint all the pictures I'd like to.
- Norman Rockwell

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I can take a lot of pats on the back.
I love it when I get admiring letters from people.
And, of course, I'd love it if the critics would notice me,
too.
- Norman Rockwell

I brought samples in, because I didn't have any comic book samples,
and I brought all these illustrations that I had influenced
by Norman Rockwell and a couple of the other big boys.
That's all I had, that's all I brought.
- Dan DeCarlo

Art must unquestionably have a social value;
that is,
as a potential means of communication it must be addressed,
and in comprehensible terms, to the understanding of mankind.
- Rockwell Kent

We must have a foreign policy which is based only on
the long-term interests of our race,
not on the interest of other races or on economic considerations or anything else.
- George Lincoln Rockwell

No man with a conscience can just bat out illustrations.
He's got to put all his talent and feeling into them!
- Norman Rockwell

Everyone in those days expected that art students were wild,
licentious characters.
We didn't know how to be, but we sure were anxious to learn.
- Norman Rockwell

I just think you people would be happier back in Africa where you came from.
- George Lincoln Rockwell

A face in the picture would bother me,
so I'd rub it out with the turpentine and do it over.
- Norman Rockwell

Here in New England, the character is strong and unshakable.
- Norman Rockwell

Jews talk a lot about God.
But actually their god, just like Marx said,
is money.
Cash!
- George Lincoln Rockwell

Right from the beginning, I always strived to capture
everything I saw as completely as possible.
- Norman Rockwell

It wouldn't be right for me to clown around when I'm painting a president.
- Norman Rockwell

I had a couple of million dollars' worth of...
stock once.
And now it's not worth much more than wallpaper.
I guess I just wasn't born to be rich.
- Norman Rockwell

You must first spend some time getting your model to relax.
Then you'll get a natural expression.
- Norman Rockwell

Being prepared to die is one of the great secrets of living.
- George Lincoln Rockwell

Very interesting for an old duffer like me to try his hand at something new.
If I don't do that once in a while, I might just turn into a fossil,
you know!
- Norman Rockwell

It was a pretty rough neighborhood where I grew up
The really tough places were over around Third Avenue
where it ran into the Harlem River,
but we weren't far away.
- Norman Rockwell

My best efforts were some modern things that looked
like very lousy Matisses.
Thank God I had the sense to realize they were lousy,
and leave Paris.
- Norman Rockwell

We must have an America in which White men and women can live and work,
in their homes and in the streets of our cities,
without fear.
- George Lincoln Rockwell

I'm tired, but proud.
- Norman Rockwell

Some folks think I painted Lincoln from life,
but I haven't been around that long.
Not quite.
- Norman Rockwell

Things aren't much wilder now, I don't think,
than they were back then.
Of course I just read about all the goings-on now.
Ha.
- Norman Rockwell

If to the viewer's eyes, my world appears less beautiful than his,
I'm to be pitied and the viewer praised.
- Rockwell Kent

I'm not going to be caught around here for any fool celebration.
To hell with birthdays!
- Norman Rockwell

I'm the oldest antique in town.
- Norman Rockwell

I learned to draw everything except glamorous women.
No matter how much I tried to make them look sexy,
they always ended up looking silly...
or like somebody's mother.
- Norman Rockwell

The secret to so many artists living so long is that
every painting is a new adventure.
So, you see, they're always looking ahead to something new and exciting.
The secret is not to look back.
- Norman Rockwell

The '20s ended in an era of extravagance,
sort of like the one we're in now.
There was a big crash, but then the country picked itself up again,
and we had some great years.
Those were the days when American believed in itself.
I was happy and proud to be painting it.
- Norman Rockwell

When I go to farms or little towns, I am always surprised
at the discontent I find.
And New York, too often, has looked across the sea toward Europe.
And all of us who turn our eyes away from what we have are missing life.
- Norman Rockwell

I talk as I sketch, too, in order to keep their minds
off what I'm doing so I'll get the most natural expression I can from them.
Also, the talking helps to size up the subject's personality,
so I can figure out better how to portray him.
- Norman Rockwell

We must make it an imperative duty of our government
to protect the gifts which Nature has bestowed on America
and to insure the maintenance of a clean,
healthy, wholesome environment for our people.
- George Lincoln Rockwell

We march and fight, to death or on to victory.
Our might is right, no traitors shall prevail.
Our hearts are steeled against the fiery gates of hell.
No shot or shell, can still our mighty song.
- George Lincoln Rockwell

Eisenhower had about the most expressive face I ever painted,
I guess.
Just like an actor's.
Very mobile.
When he talked, he used all the facial muscles.
And he had a great, wide mouth that I liked.
When he smiled, it was just like the sun came out.
- Norman Rockwell

The remarks about my reaching the age of Social Security
and coming to the end of the road,
they jolted me.
And that was good.
Because I sure as hell had no intention of just sitting
around for the rest of my life.
So I'd whip out the paints and really go to it.
- Norman Rockwell

I didn't know what to expect from a famous movie star;
maybe that he'd be sort of stuck-up,
you know.
But not Gary Cooper.
He horsed around so much...
that I had a hard time painting him.
- Norman Rockwell

White Man, let us stand together to secure the survival
of your people and my people,
for they are one and the same - they are our beloved,
miraculous, wonderful, blessed and masterful white race!
- George Lincoln Rockwell

Some people have been kind enough to call me a fine artist.
I've always called myself an illustrator.
I'm not sure what the difference is.
All I know is that whatever type of work I do,
I try to give it my very best.
Art has been my life.
- Norman Rockwell

Guys are like stars, there are millions of them,
but only one to make your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

I get along with guys; most of my friends are guys.
It's easier to trust men sometimes.
I only have a few close girlfriends that I trust.
- Paris Hilton

My family comes first.
Maybe that's what makes me different from other guys.
- Bobby Darin

Some guys say beauty is only skin deep.
But when you walk into a party, you don't see somebody's brain.
The initial contact has to be the sniffing.
- James Caan

I can't think of any NBA team over the last few years
that lost three starters.
And we replaced them basically with three guys who
really haven't played in this league.
- Isiah Thomas

I am not close to retirement.
I still have a lot more that I can achieve.
There are younger guys coming into F1,
but I am not old and I'm not finished.
- Jean Alesi

The guys today are just too strong and back then they
would take many hard punches to land one.
- Larry Holmes

Girls aren't mean to guys in high school.
They are mean to each other.
Girls were never mean to me.
- Jonathan Bennett

Twenty years ago, you'd see guys busting rackets in locker rooms.
Today they do it in their hotel rooms.
- Brad Gilbert

But you see, I have played more good guys than I have played villains.
- Gary Oldman

I wanted to be in a band that gave bang for the buck.
I wanted to be in the band who didn't look like a bunch of guys who,
you know, should be in a library studying for their finals.
- Gene Simmons

I don't know what you guys say, but at home,
life is way different from baseball.
- Barry Bonds

My mom always taught me to be sweet and polite and
cross my legs because it's what the guys like.
Actually, they like a raunchy girl once in a while.
- Tiffani Amber Thiessen

I don't know about five guys against the world.
It's more like five guys against these three chords,
and we're gonna wrestle 'em down no matter what it takes.
- Benmont Tench

Usually bad guys are much more fun to play and much
more interesting to watch.
- John Gilpin

Guys like Otis Blackwell and Bobby Darin,
and all the guys who were writing songs for Elvis at the time,
just hanging around, writing songs, talking about music.
- Johnny Rivers

The success of the Rat Pack or the Clan was due to the camaraderie,
the three guys who work together and kid each other and love each other.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Let the other guys do the crybaby stuff.
Go for the laughs.
- Rip Torn

I never say never, because I don't want to be one of those guys.
- Bob Seger

Political people don't solve stuff -
not really.
Political people are like guys in pop music.
- Bruce Sterling

The Hollies, after I left in 1968, had the audacity,
the gall, to have three number one records after I left.
Thanks a lot, guys.
- Graham Nash

There's just not a lot of guys around playing like that these days;
a lot of steel players are plugging into stomp boxes,
trying to sound like Jeff Beck on a steel guitar.
- John Fogerty

I have no skanky guys in my band nor on my bus.
If they are they get the boot real quick.
- Lita Ford

I don't like to travel as much as I have in the past,
but it's good for my soul to get to pick,
especially with these good musicians and these guys that play so well.
- Earl Scruggs

Five guys on the court working together can achieve
more than five talented individuals who come and go as individuals.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

But now that I'm a blonde, guys are so blatant about coming on to me.
- Laura Prepon

People are going to get older and young guys are going
to come in and race and get more competitive.
- Dale Earnhardt


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