Best quotes by the American Artist Andy Warhol

They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
  • Responsibility

Isn't life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?
  • Image

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
  • Art

Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery.
  • Birth



I am a deeply superficial person.
  • People

When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.
  • relationship

Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone's got to take care of all your details.
  • Death

The day will come when everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes.
  • Fame

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
  • Love

Since people are going to be living longer and getting older, they'll just have to learn how to be babies longer.
  • Baby

Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
  • Business

I used to think that everything was just being funny but now I don't know. I mean, how can you tell?
  • Humor

I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning.
  • art

Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.
  • attention

It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it.
  • movies

The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
  • attractions

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
  • change

I always wished I had died, and I still wish that, because I could have gotten the whole thing over with.
  • died

During the 1960s, I think, people forgot what emotions were supposed to be. And I don't think they've ever remembered.
  • emotions

The most exciting thing is not doing it. If you fall in love with someone and never do it, it's much more exciting.
  • exciting

I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own.
  • anybody

It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it. Everybody has their own America, and then they have the pieces of a fantasy America that they think is out there but they can't see.
  • America

Before I was shot, I always thought that I was more half-there than all-there -- I always suspected that I was watching TV instead of living life. Right when I was being shot and ever since, I knew that I was watching television.
  • Assassination

What's great about this country is America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest. You can be watching TV and see Coca-Cola, and you can know that the President drinks Coke, Liz Taylor drinks Coke, and just think, you can drink Coke, too. A Coke is a Coke and no amount of money can get you a better Coke than the one the bum on the corner is drinking. All the Cokes are the same and all the Cokes are good.
  • Consumerism

I love Los Angeles. I love Hollywood. They're beautiful. Everybody's plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic.
  • Fame

People sometimes say that the way things happen in the movies is unreal, but actually it's the way things happen to you in life that's unreal. The movies make emotions look so strong and real, whereas when things really do happen to you, it's like watching television -- you don't feel anything.
  • Film

Those who talk about individuality the most are the ones who most object to deviation, and in a few years it may be the other way around. Some day everybody will just think what they want to think, and then everybody will probably be thinking alike; that
  • Individuality

People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly
  • Life

Love and sex can go together and sex and unlove can go together and love and unsex can go together. But personal love and personal sex is bad.
  • Sex

Sex is more exciting on the screen and between the pages than between the sheets.
  • Sex


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An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
  • Art

I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning.
  • art

I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own.
  • anybody

Land really is the best art.
  • nature

Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
  • art

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It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it.
  • movies

It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it. Everybody has their own America, and then they have the pieces of a fantasy America that they think is out there but they can't see.
  • America

What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.
  • america

Once you 'got' Pop, you could never see a sign again the same way again. And once you thought Pop, you could never see America the same way again.
  • again

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I am a deeply superficial person.
  • People

During the 1960s, I think, people forgot what emotions were supposed to be. And I don't think they've ever remembered.
  • emotions

I never think that people die. They just go to department stores.
  • department

I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money.
  • asked

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Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
  • Love

The most exciting thing is not doing it. If you fall in love with someone and never do it, it's much more exciting.
  • exciting

I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money.
  • asked

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
  • attraction

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During the 1960s, I think, people forgot what emotions were supposed to be. And I don't think they've ever remembered.
  • emotions

I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own.
  • anybody

I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of "work," because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.
  • alive

I never think that people die. They just go to department stores.
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Among other things, drag queens are living testimony to the way women used to want to be, the way some people still want them to be, and the way some women still actually want to be. Drags are ambulatory archives of ideal moviestar womanhood. They perform a documentary service, usually consecrating their lives to keeping the glittering alternative alive and available for (not-too-close) inspection.
  • Women

I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of work, because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.
  • Work

What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.
  • america

I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of "work," because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.
  • alive



Before I was shot, I always thought that I was more half-there than all-there - I always suspected that I was watching TV instead of living life. Right when I was being shot and ever since, I knew that I was watching television.
  • being

Employees make the best dates. You don't have to pick them up and they're always tax-deductible.
  • business

I had a lot of dates but I decided to stay home and dye my eyebrows.
  • dates

I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs.
  • disease

I like boring things.
  • boring

I never understood why when you died, you didn't just vanish, everything could just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn't be there. I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say 'figment.'
  • blank

I'm the type who'd be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn't going to. I'm the type who'd like to sit home and watch every party that I'm invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.
  • home

I've decided something: Commercial things really do stink. As soon as it becomes commercial for a mass market it really stinks.
  • becomes

If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There's nothing behind it.
  • andy

Land really is the best art.
  • nature

Once you 'got' Pop, you could never see a sign again the same way again. And once you thought Pop, you could never see America the same way again.
  • again

Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
  • famous

It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor's finger.
  • big

In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
  • future

I never think that people die. They just go to department stores.
  • department

I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say "figment."
  • blank

I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money.
  • asked

Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
  • art

My idea of a good picture is one that's in focus and of a famous person.
  • famous

I'm bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is "In 15 minutes everybody will be famous."
  • minutes

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
  • attraction


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