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David Hockney Quotes and Sayings

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The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty,
you know you're an artist.
- David Hockney

Related topics: Art

But, I would always be thinking of how pictures are constructed and colour,
how to use it, I mean you're using it for constructing,
makes you think about it, the place did as well.
- David Hockney

Smoking calms me down.
It's enjoyable.
I don't want politicians deciding what is exciting in my life.
- David Hockney

We grow small trying to be great.
- David Hockney

 

A belief is like a guillotine, just as heavy,
just as light.
- David Hockney

Always live in the ugliest house on the street -
then you don't have to look at it.
- David Hockney

Anything simple always interests me.
- David Hockney

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Well you can't teach the poetry, but you can teach the craft.
- David Hockney

But slowly I began to use cameras and then think about
what it was that was going on.
It took me a long time, I mean I actually played with
cameras and photography for about 20 years.
- David Hockney

It is very good advice to believe only what an artist does,
rather than what he says about his work.
- David Hockney

I think Picasso was, without doubt, the greatest portraitist of the 20th century,
if not any other century.
- David Hockney

Well, in Bradford I could say I was brought up in Bradford and Hollywood.
- David Hockney

We live in an age where the artist is forgotten.
He is a researcher.
I see myself that way.
- David Hockney

Yes, I did, I mean I painted er, in a kind of abstract expressionist way,
because of course that was exciting.
- David Hockney

Television is becoming a collage - there are so many
channels that you move through them making a collage yourself.
In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different.
- David Hockney

The mind is the limit.
As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something,
you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.
- David Hockney

What I didn't know was I was deeply attracted to the big space.
- David Hockney

There are enough no smoking places now.
- David Hockney

I'm a bit claustrophobic, I know that now.
- David Hockney

Most artists work all the time, they do actually,
especially good artists, they work all the time,
what else is there to do? I mean you do.
- David Hockney

Art has to move you and design does not,
unless it's a good design for a bus.
- David Hockney

And then I went round the corner and there's a Van Gogh portrait,
and you just think, well, this is another level.
A higher level, actually.
I love the Sargent, but it's not the level of Van Gogh.
- David Hockney

Shadows sometimes people don't see shadows.
The Chinese of course never paint them in pictures,
oriental art never deals with shadow.
But I noticed these shadows and I knew it meant it was sunny.
- David Hockney

But the moment you use an ordinary camera,
you are not seeing the picture, remember,
meaning, you had to remember what you've taken.
Now you could see it of course, with a digital thing,
but remember in 1982 you couldn't.
- David Hockney

You had to be aware that I saw that photography was
a mere episode in the history of the optical projection
and when the chemicals ended,
meaning the picture was fixed by chemicals,
we were in a new era.
- David Hockney

I made a photograph of a garden in Kyoto,
the Zen garden, which is a rectangle.
But a photograph taken from any one point will not show,
well it shows a rectangle, but not with ninety degree angles.
- David Hockney

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey PHOTO

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray PHOTO

Fully experience THIS moment -
breathe in, breathe out - nothing more.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Be happy for this moment.
This moment is your life.
- Anonymous

Children are born innocent.
Before they are domesticated they live in the moment,
love without fear, and don't even think about the opinions of others.
- don Miguel Ruiz

You must live in the present,
launch yourself on every wave,
find your eternity in each moment.
- Henry David Thoreau

Stay in the moment and all gifts are added
as you breathe and take inspired action.
- Joe Vitale

True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every moment wasted looking back
keeps us from moving forward.
- Hilary Clinton

The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives,
everything he does becomes tainted.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

It is the quality of the moment,
not the number of days, or events, or of actors, that imports.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

My only reason for not experiencing bliss at this very moment
is thinking about what I don't have.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment
before starting to improve the world.
- Anne Frank

A moment without joy is an eternity of sadness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have Gratitude for Everything
that has brought me to this moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This is our moment, this is our time.
- Bono

I Am One With Spirit and All Creation -
I give thanks for the unity of all creation
and for everything that has brought me to this moment.
I release my entire being to the gentle nurture of Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The past has no power over the present moment.
- Eckhart Tolle

Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal
of plain living and high thinking
the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants.
Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Do not dwell in the past,
do not dream of the future,
concentrate the mind on the present moment.
- The Buddha

Don't Wait!
Start on your dreams, your impulses,
your longings, your special occasions today.
Because this is your moment.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you are patient in one moment of anger,
you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
- Chinese Proverb

I choose to create a joyful story in THIS moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough
to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment
comes when they cease being bodies in other men's command
and find that they control their own time,
when they learn their own voice and authority.
- Theodore H. White

I choose to feel supremely happy at this very moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Being wakeful in each and every moment of your life is meditation.
The simplest definition of meditation is:
when seeing, just see; when hearing, just hear.
- Josh Baran

I thank Spirit for EVERYTHING
that has brought me to this moment,
and entrust my entire being
to the gentle nurture of Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The moment we want to believe something,
we suddenly see all the arguments for it,
and become blind to the arguments against it.
- George Bernard Shaw

The Paradox Of Living In The Moment is -
How To Be Happy Today AND Prepare For Tomorrow
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ask why this task is on your to-do list.
Consider discarding those items to which
you are not truly committed.
For the tasks which do speak
to the longings of your own heart,
begin now, today, this moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This moment! - this here-now - is forgotten
when you start thinking in terms of achieving something.
When the achieving mind arises,
you lose contact with the paradise you are in.
- Osho

One cannot have a mind that is empty of all thoughts,
but one can have a mind that is content with
whatever thoughts fill it at the moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ability to be in the present moment
is a major component of mental wellness.
- Abraham Maslow

Rainbows and butterflies are themselves beautiful and highly symbolic,
but they are also representative of
all the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The important thing is this: to be able, at any moment,
to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.
- Charles Du Bos (1882-1939), from his book Approximations (1922)
(not Charles DuBois or Maharishi Mahesh Yogi)

We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone.
Only through our love and friendship can we
create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
- Orson Welles

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

As your silence grows; your friendliness, your love grows;
your life becomes a moment-to-moment dance, a joy, a celebration.
- Osho

A state of expectancy is a great asset;
a state of uncertainty -
one moment thinking "perhaps"
and the next moment thinking "I don't know" -
will never get desired results.
- Ernest Holmes

Life change comes about in two complementary ways -
the "aha" moment, which occurs in a flash of insight;
and the conscious redesigning of habitual behaviors,
which is a lifelong project.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The moment a person forms a theory,
his imagination sees in every object
only the traits which favor that theory.
- Thomas Jefferson


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