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25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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Today I stumbled across a website with quotes from famous people. I decided to check if there are any about art or creativity. I couldn’t believe that I have found a lot of them and some of them do inspire to go and create something great. Even though that I didn’t have any intention or inspiration to create anything today at all, after reading those quotes I had to open my browser and post the best of them here. So enjoy these art quotes from famous people.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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Art is not a thing, it is a way.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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1. Art reaches its greatest peak when devoid of self-consciousness. Freedom discovers man the moment he loses concern over what impression he is making or about to make.

2. Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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1. I am interested in art as a means of living a life; not as a means of making a living.

2. The object isn’t to make art, it’s to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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Art will remain the most astonishing activity of mankind born out of struggle between wisdom and madness, between dream and reality in our mind.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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As music is the poetry of sound, so is painting the poetry of sight.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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The reason that art (writing, engaging, and all of it) is valuable is precisely why I can’t tell you how to do it. If there were a map, there’d be no art, because art is the act of navigating without a map.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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Great art picks up where nature ends.
If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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Sex is like art. Most of it is pretty bad, and the good stuff is out of your price range.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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No artist is ahead of his time. He is his time, it’s just that others are behind the times.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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I will be an artist or nothing!

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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Any fool can paint a picture, but it takes a wise person to be able to sell it.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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1. You don’t make art, you find it.
2. The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.
3. To draw, you must close your eyes and sing.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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Creativity is essentially a lonely art. An even lonelier struggle. To some a blessing. To others a curse. It is in reality the ability to reach inside yourself and drag forth from your very soul an idea.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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Art is not about thinking something up. It is the opposite–getting something down.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

25 Art Quotes that Will Give You a Kick

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Talent is cheap; dedication is expensive. It will cost you your life.

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  • chris

    Albert Camus on abstract art: “A product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.”