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Diogenes of Sinope Quotes and Sayings

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The art of being a slave is to rule one's master.
- Diogenes of Sinope

In a rich man's house there is no place to spit but his face.
- Diogenes of Sinope

Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves?
- Diogenes of Sinope

There is only a finger's difference between a wise man and a fool.
- Diogenes of Sinope

 

Modesty is the color of virtue.
- Diogenes of Sinope

Calumny is only the noise of madmen.
- Diogenes of Sinope

Of what use is a philosopher who doesn't hurt anybody's feelings?
- Diogenes of Sinope

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Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because
it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.
- Diogenes of Sinope

No man is hurt but by himself.
- Diogenes of Sinope

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

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

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

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

Minimal art went nowhere.
- Sol LeWitt

Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.
- Marshall McLuhan

A guilty conscience needs to confess.
A work of art is a confession.
- Albert Camus

Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is
an invention of philosophers...
What we call art is a game.
- Octavio Paz

Art is science made clear.
- Wilson Mizner

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.
- Twyla Tharp

Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
- Theodor Adorno

Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself,
and dies of all others.
- Albert Camus

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The history of art is the history of revivals.
- Samuel Butler

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

Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward
what is arcane and concealed.
- Khalil Gibran

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

So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
- Alexander Pope

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

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

Art is either plagiarism or revolution.
- Paul Gauguin

In art as in love, instinct is enough.
- Anatole France

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

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

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
- Dale Carnegie

Vitality is radiated from exceptional art and architecture.
- Arthur Erickson

Art is the desire of a man to express himself,
to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
- Amy Lowell

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next
to a God made object like a tree or flower.
If it clashes, it is not art.
- Paul Cezanne

Great art picks up where nature ends.
- Marc Chagall

Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living
forms and social intercourse.
- Francis Bacon

Art is not a study of positive reality,
it is the seeking for ideal truth.
- John Ruskin

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

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

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

Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather,
and exposing them to the critic.
- Ambrose Bierce

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things,
but their inward significance.
- Aristotle

My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than
to continue living for art.
- Clara Schumann

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

Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as
a basis for architecture.
- Arthur Erickson

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

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

Art hurts.
Art urges voyages - and it is easier to stay at home.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

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

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

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

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

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

Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time.
Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things
which always become ugly with time.
- Jean Cocteau

Rules and models destroy genius and art.
- William Hazlitt

Just smiling goes a long way toward
making you feel better about life.
And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
- Art Linkletter

Wherever art appears, life disappears.
- Robert Motherwell

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

To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art;
men can only make us feel small in the wrong way.
- E. M. Forster

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

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking
at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
- John Ciardi

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

Art ought never to be considered except in its relations with its ideal beauty.
- Alfred de Vigny

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist,
and the less the artist does the better.
- Andre Gide

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

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


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