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Graham Hill Quotes and Sayings

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I am an artist.
The track is my canvas, and the car is my brush.
- Graham Hill

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Every artist writes his own autobiography.
- Henry Ellis

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 think an artist's responsibility is more complex than people realize.
- Jodie Foster

An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
- George Santayana

An artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs.
- Edgard Varese

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A group or an artist shouldn't get his money until his boss gets his.
- Bobby Darin

An artist never really finishes his work,
he merely abandons it.
- Paul Valery

I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist.
I never think about money.
Beautiful things make money.
- Lord Acton

I've been called many names like perfectionist,
difficult and obsessive.
I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the
details for any artist to be good.
- Barbra Streisand

An artist is always alone - if he is an artist.
No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
- Henry Miller

The house has to please everyone, contrary to the work of art which does not.
The work is a private matter for the artist.
The house is not.
- Adolf Loos

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

Every other artist begins with a blank canvas,
a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product.
- Edward Steichen

A great artist is always before his time or behind it.
- George Edward Moore

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place:
from the sky,
from the earth, from a scrap of paper,
from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
- Pablo Picasso

I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist,
but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
- Michael Palin

That's the motivation of an artist -
to seek attention of some kind.
- James Taylor

The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
- Eugene Delacroix

The artist's world is limitless.
It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away.
It is always on his doorstep.
- Paul Strand

I don't think there's any artist of any value who doesn't
doubt what they're doing.
- Francis Ford Coppola

I love power.
But it is as an artist that I love it.
I love it as a musician loves his violin,
to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

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

The artist in me cries out for design.
- Robert Frost

To an engineer, good enough means perfect.
With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect.
- Alexander Calder

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
- Andy Warhol

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.
- Charles Horton Cooley

The writer, when he is also an artist,
is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal.
- Elia Kazan

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist.
- Novalis

Mournful and yet grand is the destiny of the artist.
- Franz Liszt

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

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

Every production of an artist should be the expression
of an adventure of his soul.
- W. Somerset Maugham

To send light into the darkness of men's hearts -
such is the duty of the artist.
- Robert Schumann

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul,
and paints his own nature into his pictures.
- Henry Ward Beecher

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
- James Whistler

The modern artist must live by craft and violence.
His gods are violent gods.
Those artists, so called, whose work does not show this strife,
are uninteresting.
- Ezra Pound

I've always wanted to be a real universal artist,
one that every type of audience could relate to.
- Bryan White

I began as a boy with artistic talent...
as a visual artist...
I thought that was what I'd become and in my late teens
drifted into reading serious literature.
- Russell Banks

I've always seen myself as sort of this funky,
eclectic artist.
- Suzy Bogguss

I love Jay personally and as an artist;
I think he's incredible.
- Angie Martinez

I'm an artist, and the need to get inside myself and
be creative and be other people is a part of who I am.
I don't imagine I'll abandon that completely.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

It is said that no star is a heroine to her makeup artist.
- Richard Corliss

An artist should remain true.
Otherwise his talent, like his stomach,
grows fat and stuffy.
- Norman Reilly Raine

What gives the artist real prestige is his imitators.
- Igor Stravinsky

Everybody's an artist.
Everybody's God.
It's just that they're inhibited.
- Yoko Ono

All my life as an artist I have asked myself:
What pushes me continually to make sculpture? I have found the answer.
art is an action against death.
It is a denial of death.
- Jacques Lipchitz

That terrible mood of depression of whether it's any
good or not is what is known as The Artist's Reward.
- Ernest Hemingway

The aim of the poet, or other artist,
is first to make something; and it's impossible to
make something out of words and not communicate.
- James Schuyler

A movie star is not an artist, he is an art object.
- Richard Schickel

Life and people are complex.
A writer as an artist doesn't have the personality of a politician.
We don't see the world that simply.
- Joyce Carol Oates

An artist can be truly evaluated only after he is dead.
At the very 11th hour, he might do something that will eclipse everything else.
- Van Cliburn

A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas.
- Charles Dudley Warner

An artist is somebody who enters into competition with God.
- Patti Smith

The artist is a member of the leisured classes who
cannot pay for his leisure.
- Cyril Connolly

A great chef is an artist that I truly respect.
- Robert Stack

My name is Kurt Schwitters...
I am an artist and I nail my pictures together.
- Kurt Schwitters

The artist writes, paints, sings or dances the burden
of some idea or feeling off his mind.
- Max Nordau

I wasn't allowed to grow as an artist.
My albums were nicer to look at than to listen to.
- Nancy Sinatra

Part of the joy of looking at art is getting in sync
in some ways with the decision-making process that
the artist used and the record that's embedded in the work.
- Chuck Close

I'm an artist who works with pictures and words.
Sometimes that stuff ends up in different kinds of
sites and contexts which determine what it means and looks like.
- Barbara Kruger

Well we took it apart scene by scene.
We examined every sentence, every full stop,
every comma.
He has a most wonderful eye for detail,
Roman, and you know, he's a very good artist.
- Ronald Harwood

The real artist has no idea that he is sacrificing himself for art.
He does what he does for one reason and one reason
only-he can't help doing it.
- Alma Gluck

The problem turned out to be that I never was that kind of an artist.
- Todd Rundgren

The attitude that nature is chaotic and that the artist
puts order into it is a very absurd point of view,
I think.
All that we can hope for is to put some order into ourselves.
- Willem de Kooning

It's the role of the artist to pursue content.
- Anish Kapoor

Zhang Yimou is an artist.
Sometimes we did only two or three shots a day because
we were waiting for the sun.
- Jet Li

Why do we pigeonhole and label an artist? It is a sure
way of missing the important,
the contradictory, the things that make him or her unique.
- Lukas Foss

I don't call myself an artist.
I act.
That's what I do.
- Lusia Strus


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