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We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth, at least the truth that is given us to understand. The artist must know the manner whereby to convince others of the truthfulness of his lies. (Quote by - Pablo Picasso)

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. (Quote by - E.M. Forster)

To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist. (Quote by - Schumann)

Painters and poets have equal license in regard to everything. (Quote by - Horace)

Art [of healing] is long, but life is fleeting. (Quote by - Hippocrates of Iphicrates)

I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things. (Quote by - Henri Matisse)

Art is indeed not the bread but the wine of life. (Quote by - Jean Paul Richter)

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

It has been said that art is a tryst, for in the joy of it maker and beholder meet. (Quote by - Kojiro Tomita)

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. (Quote by - Pablo Picasso)

The artist uses the talent he has, wishing he had more talent. The talent uses the artist it has, wishing it had more artist. (Quote by - Robert Brault)

Painting is silent poetry. (Quote by - Plutarch)

Art is not an end in itself, but a means of addressing humanity. (Quote by - M. P. Moussorgsky)

It is not strength, but art, obtains the prize, And to be swift is less than to be wise. 'Tis more by art, than force of numerous strokes. (Quote by - Homer)

Now nature is not at variance with art, nor art with nature; they being both the servants of his providence. Art is the perfection of nature. Were the world now as it was the sixth day, there were yet a chaos. Nature hath made one world, and art another. In brief, all things are artificial; for nature is the art of God. (Quote by - Sir Thomas Browne)

A product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. (Quote by - Al Capp)

All art requires courage. (Quote by - Anne Tucker)

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

Art is difficult, transient is her reward. (Quote by - Friedrich von Schiller)

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

The artist does not see things as they are, but as he is. (Quote by - Alfred Tonnelle)

It is the glory and good of Art, That Art remains the one way possible Of speaking truth, to mouths like mine at least. (Quote by - Robert Browning)


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