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


  2. Isn't life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?


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


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




  5. I am a deeply superficial person.


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


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


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


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

    • art

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


  11. 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.


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


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


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


  15. 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.


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


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


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


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


  20. Now and then, someone would accuse me of being evil - of letting people destroy themselves while I watched, just so I could film them and tape-record them. But I didn't think of myself as evil - just realistic.


  21. 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.'


  22. I think they should have movies in restaurants. I can't believe that so many people get together just to sit there. It's so abstract... isn't it abstract? What are these people sitting here watching?


  23. Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.


  24. Art is what you can get away with.

    • art

  25. If you wear a wig, everybody notices. But if you then dye the wig, people notice the dye.

    • people

  26. Checks aren't money.


  27. I've been invited to the White House about five times. I think the greatest thing would be if they actually invited everybody to the White House every night... they'd just take about 500 people a night. Everybody would just love this country because it's so thrilling to go there. It really is.


  28. 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


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


  30. 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



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  1. Picture quote by Andy Warhol about change

    They always say time changes things. But you actually have to change them yourself.


  2. Picture quote by Andy Warhol about beauty

    I've never met a person I couldn't call a beauty.


  3. Picture quote by Andy Warhol about desire

    As soon as you stop wanting something, you get it.


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About Andy Warhol

Name Andy Warhol
About Andrew Warhola, better known as Andy Warhol, was an American artist and a central figure in the move
Quotes 83 quotes
Nationality American
Profession Artist
Birthday October 16
Top topics think, people, love, famous, best

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What are the best think quotes by Andy Warhol?


    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.


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


    What's great about this country is that 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.


    When you think about it, department stores are kind of like museums.


    I think everybody should like everybody.

    • think

    I think kids should go to high school until they're 30. No, really, because people are staying younger now and there's nothing to do. If you stayed longer, then it would be really great.


    I think Chris Burden is terrific. I really do.

    • think

    I think it would be terrific if everybody was alike.

    • think

    I think they should have movies in restaurants. I can't believe that so many people get together just to sit there. It's so abstract... isn't it abstract? What are these people sitting here watching?

    • together

    I've been invited to the White House about five times. I think the greatest thing would be if they actually invited everybody to the White House every night... they'd just take about 500 people a night. Everybody would just love this country because it's so thrilling to go there. It really is.

    • love

    I think the first photograph I did was a ballplayer. It was a way of showing action or something.

    • think

    Now and then, someone would accuse me of being evil - of letting people destroy themselves while I watched, just so I could film them and tape-record them. But I didn't think of myself as evil - just realistic.

    • myself

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What are the best people quotes by Andy Warhol?


    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.


    I'll bet there are a lot of artists that nobody hears about who just make more money than anybody. The people that do all the sculptures and paintings for big building construction. We never hear about them, but they make more money than anybody.

    • money

    If you wear a wig, everybody notices. But if you then dye the wig, people notice the dye.

    • people

    I think kids should go to high school until they're 30. No, really, because people are staying younger now and there's nothing to do. If you stayed longer, then it would be really great.

    • school

    I think they should have movies in restaurants. I can't believe that so many people get together just to sit there. It's so abstract... isn't it abstract? What are these people sitting here watching?

    • together

    I've been invited to the White House about five times. I think the greatest thing would be if they actually invited everybody to the White House every night... they'd just take about 500 people a night. Everybody would just love this country because it's so thrilling to go there. It really is.

    • love

    Now and then, someone would accuse me of being evil - of letting people destroy themselves while I watched, just so I could film them and tape-record them. But I didn't think of myself as evil - just realistic.

    • myself

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What are the best love quotes by Andy Warhol?


    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.


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

    • fame

    I've been invited to the White House about five times. I think the greatest thing would be if they actually invited everybody to the White House every night... they'd just take about 500 people a night. Everybody would just love this country because it's so thrilling to go there. It really is.

    • love

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What are the best famous quotes by Andy Warhol?


    Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.

    • famous

    In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.

    • future

    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."


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What are the best best quotes by Andy Warhol?


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

    • business

    Land really is the best art.


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

    • art

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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.


So many people seem to prefer my silver-screenings of movie stars to the rest of my work. It must be the subject matter that attracts them, because my death and violence paintings are just as good.


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


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




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.


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

  • fame

I always hear myself saying, 'She's a beauty!' or 'He's a beauty!' or 'What a beauty!' but I never know what I'm talking about.


I like boring things.


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.


I just happen to like ordinary things. When I paint them, I don't try to make them extraordinary. I just try to paint them ordinary-ordinary.


I went to vote once, but I got too scared. I couldn't decide whom to vote for.


The clothes of Courreges are so nice.


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.


I'm for mechanical art. When I took up silk screening, it was to more fully exploit the preconceived image through the commercial techniques of multiple reproduction.

  • art

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

  • art

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 think Chris Burden is terrific. I really do.

  • think

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

  • sex

I think the first photograph I did was a ballplayer. It was a way of showing action or something.

  • think

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

  • department

I want to die with my blue jeans on.


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

  • famous

I think everybody should like everybody.

  • think

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.


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


If you're not trying to be real, you don't have to get it right. That's art.

  • art

Land really is the best art.

  • nature

Sociological critics are waste makers.


Everyone needs a fantasy.


We live in an age when the traditional great subjects - the human form, the landscape, even newer traditions such as abstract expressionism - are daily devalued by commercial art.

  • art

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

  • business

I used to have the same lunch every day, for 20 years, I guess, the same thing over and over again.


Human beings are born solitary, but everywhere they are in chains - daisy chains - of interactivity. Social actions are makeshift forms, often courageous, sometimes ridiculous, always strange. And in a way, every social action is a negotiation, a compromise between 'his,' 'her' or 'their' wish and yours.


Since I was shot, everything is such a dream to me. Like I don't know whether I'm alive or whether I died. I wasn't afraid before. And having been dead once, I shouldn't feel fear. But I am afraid. I don't understand why.


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

  • minutes

Voyeurism is a director's job description. It's an artist's, too.


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


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

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


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

I like to work when I'm not working - do something that may not be considered work, but to me it's work. Getting exercise by going to the grocery store.

  • work

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.


I'll bet there are a lot of artists that nobody hears about who just make more money than anybody. The people that do all the sculptures and paintings for big building construction. We never hear about them, but they make more money than anybody.

  • money

Art? That's a man's name.

  • art

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


What's great about this country is that 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.

  • tradition

I always like to see if the art across the street is better than mine.

  • art

When you think about it, department stores are kind of like museums.

  • think

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.


I think kids should go to high school until they're 30. No, really, because people are staying younger now and there's nothing to do. If you stayed longer, then it would be really great.

  • school

My fascination with letting images repeat and repeat - or in film's case 'run on' - manifests my belief that we spend much of our lives seeing without observing.


I think it would be terrific if everybody was alike.

  • think

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.



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