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John Opie Quotes and Sayings

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Art is more godlike than science.
Science discovers; art creates.
- John Opie

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

The supreme art of war is
to subdue the enemy without fighting.
- Sun Tzu

 

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

Courage is the art of being the only one
who knows you're scared to death.
- Earl Wilson

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

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I cry out for order and find it only in art.
- Helen Hayes

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

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

To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men,
is the same as saying of some kind of food that it
is very good but that most people can't eat it.
- Leo Tolstoy

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

When I work, and in my art, I hold hands with God.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
- Oscar Wilde

All art is autobiographical.
The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.
- Federico Fellini

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

Great art picks up where nature ends.
- Marc Chagall

Be slow to fall into friendship;
but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
- Socrates

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

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

The more horrifying this world becomes,
the more art becomes abstract.
- Ellen Key

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

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

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

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

Of all lies, art is the least untrue.
- Gustave Flaubert

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

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

Art in Nature is rhythmic and has a horror of constraint.
- Robert Delaunay

Art is science made clear.
- Wilson Mizner

Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers -
and never succeeding.
- Gian Carlo Menotti

It is art that makes life, makes interest,
makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever
for the force and beauty of its process.
- Max Eastman

Art is subject to arbitrary fashion.
- Kary Mullis

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

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

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
- Michelangelo

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

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

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
- Jonathan Swift

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

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

I've never really had a hobby, unless you count art,
which the IRS once told me I had to declare as a hobby
since I hadn't made money with it.
- Laurie Anderson

The beauty one can find in art is one of the pitifully
few real and lasting products of human endeavor.
- Paul Getty

Treat a work of art like a prince.
Let it speak to you first.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

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

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

The whole art of teaching is only the art
of awakening the natural curiosity
of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
- Anatole France

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

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

The business of art is to reveal the relation between man and his environment.
- David Herbert Lawrence

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

The principles of true art is not to portray,
but to evoke.
- Jerzy Kosinski

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.

Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

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

Fine art is that in which the hand, the head,
and the heart of man go together.
- John Ruskin

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

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

Art is the right hand of Nature.
The latter has only given us being, the former has made us men.
- Friedrich Schiller

My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw,
the more of it I wanted to see.
- Paul Getty

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

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

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

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

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
- Thomas Merton

The perfection of art is to conceal art.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

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

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

Minimal art went nowhere.
- Sol LeWitt

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


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