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Picture quote by F. Scott Fitzgerald about hope

For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over. ⏤ F. Scott Fitzgerald

Picture quote about change

You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.

Picture quote by Albert Einstein about evil

The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything. ⏤ Albert Einstein

Picture quote by Sayings about friend

A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Albert Einstein about problem

Sometimes the easiest way to solve a problem is to stop participating in the problem. ⏤ Albert Einstein

Picture quote about art

You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.

Picture quote by Frank Lloyd Wright about success

You have to go whole heartedly in anything in order to achieve anything worth having. ⏤ Frank Lloyd Wright

Picture quote by Pope John Paul II about feelings

It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flow silently through the soul and cleanses the heart. ⏤ Pope John Paul II

Picture quote by Nikola Tesla about friends

Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become. ⏤ Nikola Tesla

Picture quote by Rumi about inspirational

Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction. ⏤ Rumi

Picture quote by Sayings about motivational

Be willing to walk alone. Many who started with you won't finish with you. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Sayings about motivational

When you give up remember why you started. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Sayings about wisdom

Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Sayings about beauty

Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart and a pretty soul. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Roy Bennett about believe

Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles. ⏤ Roy Bennett

Picture quote by Roy Bennett about inspirational

Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think. ⏤ Roy Bennett

Picture quote by Roy Bennett about inspirational

Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart. ⏤ Roy Bennett

Picture quote by Sayings about smart

The smarter you get, the less you speak. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Tim Fargo about motivational

If you think you'll laugh about it someday, go ahead and start today. ⏤ Tim Fargo

Picture quote by Sayings about strength

Strength shows, not only in the ability to persist, but the ability to start over. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Bob Marley about destination

If you don't start somewhere, you're gonna go nowhere. ⏤ Bob Marley

Picture quote by Marcus Aurelius about opportunity

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new strategy. ⏤ Marcus Aurelius

Picture quote by Friedrich Nietzsche about reality

No artist tolerates reality. ⏤ Friedrich Nietzsche

Picture quote by Plato about love

Every heart sings a song incomplete, until another heart whispers back. ⏤ Plato

Picture quote by Aristotle about education

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. ⏤ Aristotle

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Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Pablo Picasso, painter

I dream my painting and I paint my dream.

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.

Clive Barker, writer

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.

Emile Zola, novelist

The enemy of art is the absence of limitations.

Orson Welles, actor

No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist.

Salvador Dali, painter

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.

Pablo Picasso, painter

One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself. How to do it?

Leonardo da Vinci, artist

The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.

Leonardo da Vinci, artist

The art of life is the art of avoiding pain; and he is the best pilot, who steers clearest of the rocks and shoals with which it is beset.

Thomas Jefferson, president

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

John W. Gardner, educator

I don't need the money, dear. I work for art.

Maria Callas, musician

The danger from computers is not that they will eventually get as smart as men, but we will meanwhile agree to meet them halfway.

Bernard Avishai,

Art provides the language we need to appreciate life.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature.

Auguste Rodin, sculptor

The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious - the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.

Albert Einstein, physicist

Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.

Pablo Picasso, painter

What is art but a way of seeing?

Thomas Berger, novelist

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire, writer

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure

Mikhail Baryshnikov, dancer

The first mistake of Art is to assume that it's serious.

Lester Bangs, critic

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Inside you there's an artist you don't know about. He's not interested in how things look different in moonlight.

Rumi, poet

I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

When I was a child, my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. if you become a monk you'll end up as the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.

Pablo Picasso, painter

Art allows people a way to dream their way out of their struggle.

Russell Simmons, businessman

Insight is the first condition of Art.

George Henry Lewes, philosopher

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.

Leonardo da Vinci, artist

For some reason I've been labeled that and it's fine, but there are a lot of other artists that sing real traditional stuff, so I don't know why they picked me. That's what I've always done.

Alan Jackson, musician

A picture is a poem without words.

Horace, poet

Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.

Agnes Martin, artist

We have art in order not to die of the truth.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

All human beings are born with the same creative potential. Most people squander theirs away on a million superflous things. I expend mine on one thing and one thing only: my art.

Pablo Picasso, painter

In art there are tears that lie too deep for thought.

Louis Kronenberger, critic

...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

Modern paintings are like women, you'll never enjoy them if you try to understand them.

Freddie Mercury, musician

No great artist ever sees things as they really are, if he did he would cease to be an artist.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.

Michelangelo Buonarroti,

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.

Groucho Marx, comedian

Art is the most beautiful of all lies.

Claude Debussy, composer

A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.

Leonardo da Vinci, artist

If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

Writing is no dying art form in America because most published writers here accept the wisdom and the necessity of encouraging the talent that follows in their footsteps.

Elizabeth George, author

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.

Paul Hawken, environmentalist

Through art we express our conception of what nature is not.

Pablo Picasso, painter

If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.

Honore de Balzac, novelist

Because artists can be extremely eccentric and insane, and unfortunately, the people they hurt the most are the people that are closest to them.

Maynard James Keenan, musician

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.

Pablo Picasso, painter

No one should drive a hard bargain with an artist.

Ludwig van Beethoven, composer

The primary distinction of the artist is that he must actively cultivate that state which most men, necessarily, must avoid: the state of being alone.

James Baldwin, educator

Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.

Claude Monet, painter

Art has an enemy called ignorance.

Ben Johnson,

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

Edgar Degas, artist

Art is beauty, the perpetual invention of detail, the choice of words, the exquisite care of execution.

Theophile Gautier, poet

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

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

Pablo Picasso, painter

Art is either plagiarism or revolution.

Paul Gauguin, artist

Artists must be sacrificed to their art.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.

Herman Hesse, author

To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.

Robert Schumann, composer

Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.

JeanLuc Godard,

Gay people are the sweetest, kindest, most artistic, warmest and most thoughtful people in the world. And since the beginning of time all they've ever been is kicked.

Little Richard, musician

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.

Charles Horton Cooley, sociologist

An artist is a creature driven by demons. He doesn't know why they choose him and he's usually too busy to wonder why.

William Faulkner,

Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion.

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

I am not a Christian artist, I am an artist who is a Christian.

Johnny Cash, musician

Art must take reality by surprise.

Francoise Sagan, playwright

Prayer does not use up artificial energy, doesn't burn up any fossil fuel, doesn't pollute. Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance.

Margaret Mead, scientist

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.

Pablo Picasso, painter

A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world.

Edmond de Goncourt, writer

It is either easy or impossible.

Salvador Dali, painter

Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.

Frank Zappa, musician

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.

Andre Gide, novelist

The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind.

Paracelsus, scientist

It is the artist's business to create sunshine when the sun fails.

Romain Rolland, novelist

Every artist writes his own autobiography.

Havelock Ellis, psychologist

If I spit, they will take my spit and frame it as great art.

Pablo Picasso, painter

Personality is everything in art and poetry.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

I had been stockpiling Gospel songs for other artists, and had planned to submit them to Gospel artists.

Smokey Robinson, musician

The more horrifying this world becomes, the more art becomes abstract.

Paul Klee, artist

In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth.

Patti Smith, musician

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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

Leonardo da Vinci, artist

Philosophy and Art both render the invisible visible by imagination.

George Henry Lewes, philosopher

Photography is a major force in explaining man to man.

Edward Steichen, photographer

Art is a form of catharsis.

Dorothy Parker, poet

The true poem is the poet's mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.

Pablo Picasso, painter

Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

The final purpose of art is to intensify, even, if necessary, to exacerbate, the moral consciousness of people.

Norman Mailer, novelist

Nature is a revelation of God; Art a revelation of man.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet

A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece.

Ludwig Erhard, politician

I am an artist. I am here to live out loud.

Emile Zola, novelist

Artists are, above all, men who want to become inhuman.

Guillaume Apollinaire, novelist

Diplomacy: the art of restraining power.

Henry A Kissinger, diplomat

I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.

Carrie Fisher, actress

The ego certainly is the biggest obstacle as an artist or performer, so any chance you get to destroy that is really healthy.

James Van Der Beek, actor

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