Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
— Marcus Tullius Cicero
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
— Henry Ward Beecher art quote
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
— Pablo Picasso
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
— C. S. Lewis
I don't need the money, dear. I work for art.
— art quotation by Maria Callas