quote by Francis of Assisi

He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist

— Francis of Assisi

Authentic Art And Artists quotations

Art and artists quote There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

People speak sometimes about the "bestial" cruelty of man, but that is terribly unjust and offensive to beasts, no animal could ever be so cruel as a man, so artfully, so artistically cruel.

The life of a designer is a life of fight.

Fight against the ugliness. Just like a doctor fights against disease. For us, the visual disease is what we have around, and what we try to do is cure it somehow with design.

Art and artists quote I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

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

Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing.

Making your unknown known is the important thing.

Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.

Great artists are people who find the way to be themselves in their art.

Any sort of pretension induces mediocrity in art and life alike.

Art and artists quote Good artists borrow, great artists steal.

Good artists borrow, great artists steal.

Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing.

And even if you don't come up with a picture to cure world poverty you can make someone smile while they're having a piss.

People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish... but that's only if it's done properly.

The black artist is dangerous. Black art controls the 'Negro's' reality, negates negative influences, and creates positive images.

Art and artists quote Be your own artist, and always be confident in what you're doing. If you're not

Be your own artist, and always be confident in what you're doing. If you're not going to be confident, you might as well not be doing it.

An artist is above all a human being, profoundly human to the core.

If the artist can't feel everything that humanity feels, if the artist isn't capable of loving until he forgets himself and sacrifices himself if necessary, if he won't put down his magic brush and head the fight against the oppressor, then he isn't a great artist.

Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing.

There is a difference between a fighter and a martial artist.

A fighter is training for a purpose: He has a fight. I’m a martial artist. I don’t train for a fight. I train for myself. I’m training all the time. My goal is perfection. But I will never reach perfection.

Art and artists quote Every child is an artist.

Every child is an artist.

The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.

Despite all the troubles of our world, in my heart I have never given up on the love in which I was brought up or on man's hope in love. In life, just as on the artist's palette, there is but one single colour that gives meaning to life and art–the colour of love

The artist constructs a new symbol with his brush.

This symbol is not a recognizable form of anything which is already finished, already made, already existing in the world - it is a symbol of a new world, which is being built upon and which exists by way of people.

Some people become cops because they want to make the world a better place.

Some people become vandals because they want to make the world a better looking place.

There's no diploma in the world that declares you as an artist—it's not like becoming a doctor. You can declare yourself an artist and then figure out how to be an artist.

Life, religion and art all converge in Bali.

They have no word in their language for 'artist' or 'art.' Everyone is an artist.

The true work of art is born from the 'artist': a mysterious, enigmatic, and mystical creation. It detaches itself from him, it acquires an autonomous life, becomes a personality, an independent subject, animated with a spiritual breath, the living subject of a real existence of being.

The artist, and particularly the poet, is always an anarchist in the best sense of the word. He must heed only the call that arises within him from three strong voices: the voice of death, with all its foreboding, the voice of love and the voice of art.

Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters;

united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.

There is no must in art because art is free.

One of the things my career as an artist might say to young artists is: The things that are close to you are the things you can photograph the best. And unless you photograph what you love, you are not going to make good art.

It was not very easy for a woman to impose herself as a modern artist in Germany… Most of our male colleagues continued for a long time to look upon us as charming and gifted amateurs, denying us implicitly any real professional status.

Glass is the most magical of all materials.

It transmits light in a special way...Im pleased that my art appeals to so many people of all ages. As a parent and an artist, Im especially looking forward to leaving a legacy at The Childrens Museum, a place where I hope my work brings joy to children who visit from all over the world.

We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams.

The more you suffer the deeper grows your character, and with the deepening of your character you read the more penetratingly into the secrets of life. All great artists, all great religious leaders, and all great social reformers have come out of the intensest struggles which they fought bravely, quite frequently in tears and with bleeding hearts

The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born, the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation.

No other creative field is as closed to those who are not white and male as is the visual arts. After I decided to be an artist, the first thing that I had to believe was that I, a black woman, could penetrate the art scene, and that, further, I could do so without sacrificing one iota of my blackness or my femaleness or my humanity.

To my mind, a picture should be something pleasant, cheerful, and pretty, yes pretty! There are too many unpleasant things in life as it is without creating still more of them.

Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor.

Choose only one master - Nature.

All authentic art is conceived at a sacred moment and nourished in a blessed hour; an inner impulse creates it, often without the artist being aware of it.

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

Hundreds of years ago, Indian artists created visual images of dancing Shivas in a beautiful series of bronzes. In our time, physicists have used the most advanced technology to portray the patterns of the cosmic dance. The metaphor of the cosmic dance thus unifies ancient mythology, religious art and modern physics.

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