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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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


When you give up remember why you started. - Sayings

When you give up remember why you started. ⏤ Sayings


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


No artist tolerates reality. - Friedrich Nietzsche

No artist tolerates reality. ⏤ Friedrich Nietzsche


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

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


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

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


Before you quit remember why you started. - Sayings

Before you quit remember why you started. ⏤ Sayings


There is no reason not to follow yur heart. - Steve Jobs

There is no reason not to follow yur heart. ⏤ Steve Jobs


Heaven on Earth is a choice you must make, not a place you must find. - Wayne Dyer

Heaven on Earth is a choice you must make, not a place you must find. ⏤ Wayne Dyer


Only do what your heart tells you. - Princess Diana

Only do what your heart tells you. ⏤ Princess Diana


Crying is how your hear speaks when your lips can't explain the pain you feel. -

Crying is how your hear speaks when your lips can't explain the pain you feel.


I found that I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - thing I had no words for. - Georgia O'Keeffe

I found that I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - thing I had no words for. ⏤ Georgia O'Keeffe


There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. - Vincent Van Gogh

There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. ⏤ Vincent Van Gogh


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

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


Don't let failure go to your heart, and don't let success go to your head. - Will Smith

Don't let failure go to your heart, and don't let success go to your head. ⏤ Will Smith


Start the day with a grateful heart. - Sayings

Start the day with a grateful heart. ⏤ Sayings


Dream Big. Start small. Act now. - Robin S. Sharma

Dream Big. Start small. Act now. ⏤ Robin S. Sharma


There is nothing outside of yourself. That can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker or smarter. Everything is within. Everything exists. Seek nothing outside of yourself. - Miyamoto Musashi

There is nothing outside of yourself. That can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker or smarter. Everything is within. Everything exists. Seek nothing outside of yourself. ⏤ Miyamoto Musashi


A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart. - Johann von Goethe

A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart. ⏤ Johann von Goethe


Art is how we decorate space; Music is how we decorate time. - Sayings

Art is how we decorate space; Music is how we decorate time. ⏤ Sayings


Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars. - Proverbs

Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars. ⏤ Proverbs


Every artist was first an amateur. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every artist was first an amateur. ⏤ Ralph Waldo Emerson


If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. The he becomes your partner. - Nelson Mandela

If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. The he becomes your partner. ⏤ Nelson Mandela


What a beautiful world it would be if people had hearts like dogs. - Sayings

What a beautiful world it would be if people had hearts like dogs. ⏤ Sayings


If light is in your heart, you will find your way home. - Rumi

If light is in your heart, you will find your way home. ⏤ Rumi


It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind. -

It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.


Be who you are. Do what you love. Go where your heart leads you. - Sayings

Be who you are. Do what you love. Go where your heart leads you. ⏤ Sayings


Life is the art of drawing without an eraser. - Sayings

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser. ⏤ Sayings


The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise. - Maya Angelou

The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise. ⏤ Maya Angelou


The noblest art is that of making others happy. - P. T. Barnum

The noblest art is that of making others happy. ⏤ P. T. Barnum


Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. - Scott Adams

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. ⏤ Scott Adams


I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart. - Vincent Van Gogh

I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart. ⏤ Vincent Van Gogh


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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

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

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

Leonardo da Vinci, artist

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

Pablo Picasso, 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 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

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,

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

John W. Gardner, educator

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 essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure

Mikhail Baryshnikov, dancer

One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.

Leonardo da Vinci, artist

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

Lester Bangs, critic

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

Voltaire, writer

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

Maria Callas, musician

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

William Shakespeare, dramatist

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

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

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

Rumi, poet

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

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

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

Leonardo da Vinci, artist

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

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.

Agnes Martin, artist

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

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

Freddie Mercury, musician

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

Michelangelo Buonarroti,

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

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

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

Groucho Marx, comedian

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

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

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

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

Art is the most beautiful of all lies.

Claude Debussy, composer

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

Honore de Balzac, novelist

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

Pablo Picasso, 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

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

No one should drive a hard bargain with an artist.

Ludwig van Beethoven, composer

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.

Pablo Picasso, painter

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

Art has an enemy called ignorance.

Ben Johnson,

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

Claude Monet, artist

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

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

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

Theophile Gautier, poet

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

Edgar Degas, artist

Art is either plagiarism or revolution.

Paul Gauguin, artist

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

Pablo Picasso, painter

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

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

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,

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

JeanLuc Godard,

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

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

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

Charles Horton Cooley, sociologist

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

It is either easy or impossible.

Salvador Dali, painter

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

Edmond de Goncourt, writer

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

Pablo Picasso, painter

Every artist writes his own autobiography.

Havelock Ellis, psychologist

Personality is everything in art and poetry.

Johann von Goethe, writer

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

Pablo Picasso, painter

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

Romain Rolland, novelist

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

Andre Gide, novelist

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, writer

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

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

Smokey Robinson, musician

The true poem is the poet's mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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

Paul Klee, artist

Art is a form of catharsis.

Dorothy Parker, poet

Photography is a major force in explaining man to man.

Edward Steichen, photographer

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

Leonardo da Vinci, artist

Art must take reality by surprise.

Francoise Sagan, playwright

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

Paracelsus, scientist

Philosophy and Art both render the invisible visible by imagination.

George Henry Lewes, philosopher

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

Guillaume Apollinaire, novelist

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet

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

Pablo Picasso, painter

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

Emile Zola, novelist

Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.

Frank Zappa, musician

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

Patti Smith, musician

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

Ludwig Erhard, politician

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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

Carrie Fisher, actress

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

Norman Mailer, novelist

Give me a museum, and I'll fill it.

Pablo Picasso, painter

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

Andy Warhol, artist

All that I desire to point out is the general principle that Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist.

Novalis, poet

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

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

Art is accusation, expression, passion. Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper.

Gunter Grass, author

Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.

Stella Adler, actress

Diplomacy: the art of restraining power.

Henry A Kissinger, diplomat

In the haunted house of life, art is the only stair that doesn’t squeak.

Tom Robbins, author

Art is an experience, not the formulation of a problem.

Lindsay Anderson, director

Sunlight is painting.

Nathaniel Hawthorne, novelist

An artist is forced by others to paint out of his own free will.

Willem de Kooning, artist

The perfection of art is to conceal art.

Edgar Quinet, historian

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

Right now, talking to you, I'm not even really a guy. I'm a monkey blowing kisses at a butterfly.

Rives,

A great book provides escapism for me. The artistry and the creativity in a story are better than any drugs.

Wentworth Miller, actor

You don't take a photograph, you make it.

Ansel Adams, photographer

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.

Georgia O'Keeffe, artist

The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.

Marcus Aurelius, emperor

I think most of the people involved in any art always secretly wonder whether they are really there because they're good or there because they're lucky.

Katharine Hepburn, actress

Poetry is that art which selects and arranges the symbols of thought in such a manner as to excite the imagination the most powerfully and delightfully.

William C. Bryant, poet

This new art made a deep impression on me, and I began to study it ardently.

Ruggero Leoncavallo, composer

I want the Arabic Granada, that which is art, which is all that seems to me beauty and emotion.

Isaac Albeniz, musician

I'd rather get back to making art than talk about it.

Jock Sturges, photographer

There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.

Salvador Dali, painter

Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.

Eugene Delacroix, artist

In art as in love, instinct is enough.

Anatole France, novelist

The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity.

Andre Gide, novelist

Drawing is speaking to the eye; talking is painting to the ear.

Joseph Joubert, writer

Art teaches nothing, except the significance of life.

Henry Miller, author

What distinguishes modern art from the art of other ages is criticism.

Octavio Paz, poet

Not everything has a name. Some things lead us into a realm beyond words.

Alexandr Solzhenitsyn,

The defining function of the artist is to cherish consciousness.

Max Eastman, author

The sole substitute for an experience which we have not ourselves lived through is art and literature.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, author

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

Art is the triumph over chaos.

John Cheever, writer

You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.

Napoleon Bonaparte, leader

The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.

Leonardo da Vinci, artist

The first time I sang with David Daniels... I had never performed with a countertenor before. That first time was magic, it was so beautiful. And he's such a great artist.

Cecilia Bartoli, musician

Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity.

Daniel Barenboim, musician

Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?

Ludwig van Beethoven, composer

Good painters imitate nature, bad ones spew it up.

Miguel de Cervantes, novelist

New arts destroy the old.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Art is the path of the creator to his work.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.

William Morris, designer

Art is the final cunning of the human soul which would rather do anything than face the gods.

Iris Murdoch, author

What better way to prove that you understand a subject than to make money out of it?

Harold Rosenberg, writer

The object of art is to give life a shape. Midsummer Nights Dream

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Labor is the beginning, the middle, and the end of art.

Unknown,

Taste! It doesn't exist. An artist makes beautiful things without being aware of it.

Edgar Degas, artist

An artist needn't be a clergyman or a churchwarden, but he certainly must have a warm heart for his fellow men.

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

Think of an economy where people could be an artist or a photographer or a writer without worrying about keeping their day job in order to have health insurance.

Nancy Pelosi, politician

There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.

Ansel Adams, photographer

Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will-whatever we may think.

Lawrence Durrell, writer

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