Art Quotes V

Art Quotes V


17-Art Quotes V


If art, all art, is concerned with truth, then a society in denial will not find much in use for it.


There is no logical reason why the camel of great art should pass through the needle of mob intelligence.

©REBECCA WEST, The Strange Necessity

While our art cannot, as we wish it could, save us from wars, privation, envy, greed, old age, or death, it can revitalize us amidst it all.

©RAY BRADBURY, preface, Zen in the Art of Writing

That art is best which suggests most.

©AUSTIN O’MALLEY, Keystones of Thought

For the enjoyment of the artist the mask must be to some extent moulded on the face. What he makes outside him must correspond to something inside him; he can only make his effects out of some of the materials of his soul.

©G. K. CHESTERTON, The Dagger with Wings

The artist, like the God of creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails.

©JAMES JOYCE, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

If the world were clear, art would not exist.

©ALBERT CAMUS, The Myth of Sisyphus


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