Aphorisms by theme: Art

In art as in love, instinct is enough.

Anatole France

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By theme : Art Love
All art is but imitation of nature.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Art Nature
Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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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

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By theme : Art Fashion Time
It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Art Life
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Art Behavior
Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.

Andre Gide

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Fable is more historical than fact, because fact tells us about one man and fable tells us about a million men.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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By theme : Art History
Every author in some way portrays himself in his works, even if it be against his will.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Art Person
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Pablo Picasso

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By theme : Art Life
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.

Pablo Picasso

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By theme : Art Childhood
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