Aphorisms by theme: Art

Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art.

Leonardo da Vinci

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No doubt the artist is the child of his time; but woe to him if he is also its disciple, or even its favorite.

Friedrich von Schiller

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By theme : Art Time
I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.

Pablo Picasso

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Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Art Life
Actors are the only honest hypocrites.

William Hazlitt

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By theme : Art Humor Wit
He does it with a better grace, but I do it more natural.

William Shakespeare

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As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.

Leonardo da Vinci

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Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.

Pablo Picasso

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I dream my painting and then paint my dream.

Vincent Van Gogh

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Only great minds can afford a simple style.

Stendhal

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In literature, as in love, we are astonished at the choice made by other people.

Andre Maurois

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By theme : Art Love
Every man`s work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.

Samuel Butler

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By theme : Art Creativity Psychology Wisdom
Everything you can imagine is real.

Pablo Picasso

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There are three rules for writing a novel; unfortunately, no one knows what they are.

William Somerset Maugham

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Writing is closer to thinking than to speaking.

Joseph Joubert

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Vision is the art of seeing the invisible.

Jonathan Swift

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He can who thinks he can, and he can`t who thinks he can`t. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.

Pablo Picasso

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A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.

Jean Cocteau

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I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.

Pablo Picasso

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