quote by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy.

— Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Artists and writers quote No artist tolerates reality.

No artist tolerates reality.

Do you want to be an artist and a writer, or a wife and a lover? With kids, your focus changes. I don't want to go to PTA meetings.

Those who perceive in themselves... the artistic vocation as poet, writer, sculptor, painter, musician, and actor feel at the same time an obligation not to waste this talent but to develop it, in order to put it to service of their neighbour and the humanity as a whole.

Artists and writers quote There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

Don't try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say.

Graffiti is like building a career. And there is a dialogue with the other artists out there mostly fellow writers because a lot of people who don't paint just see a blur when they look at it.

The nation that complacently and fearfully allows its artists and writers to become suspected rather than respected is no longer regarded as a nation possessed with humor or depth.

Artists and writers quote A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who ispires others.

A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who ispires others.

The work never matches the dream of perfection the artist has to start with.

Not 'I don't give a f-' to just be reckless and do whatever, but 'I don't give a f- what they say.' … I know who I am and what I'm doing in my life and what I've accomplished and continue to accomplish as a performer, as a writer, as an artist, as a person, as a human being. I'm happy with the man I'm becoming.

Creativity sometimes needs the protection of darkness, of being ignored.

That is very obvious in the natural tendency many artists and writers have not to show their paintings or writings before they are finished.

Artists and writers quote Every artist was first an amateur.

Every artist was first an amateur.

In any society, the artist has a responsibility.

His effectiveness is certainly limited and a painter or writer cannot change the world. But they can keep an essential margin of non-conformity alive. Thanks to them the powerful can never affirm that everyone agrees with their acts. That small difference is important.

The simple act of an ordinary courageous man is not to take part, not to support lies! Let that come into the world and even reign over it, but not through me. Writers and artists can do more: they can vanquish lies! ... Lies can stand up against much in the world, but not against art.

Creative arts, new inventions, and new ideas spring from those blessed with imagination, and magic stimulates imagination. It is no coincidence that many artists, writers, and dancers are interested in magic.

Artists and writers 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.

If you find yourself asking yourself (and your friends), "Am I really a writer? Am I really an artist?" chances are you are. The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to death.

I think that a visual artist's philosophy develops much more freely than a writer's or a thinker's philosophy. It is not so disciplined. The photographer works with both his eyes and his mind.

Can you really think artists and writers are the only people entitled to lives of their own?

Artists and writers quote Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist

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

Success breeds volume, and it's just amazing how many young writers, artists, and musicians there are in town.

Not only Freud but artists and writers were also interested in the unconscious.

It was medicine that made the first steps toward modernity.

I believe the media pretty much dictates the way relationships are handled, even in the way we handle ourselves. Abuse, cheating, threesomes, it's inspired by music and television. Irresponsible artists and writers with a hidden agenda, just working against the moral fabric that God intended for us to have.

Artists and writers quote As a writer you ask yourself to dream while aware.

As a writer you ask yourself to dream while aware.

The term comics long ago became obsolete and inaccurate.

It merely defined the content of the early joke-based comical strips. Sequential Art is a more accurate description of the form. I first suggested it because I believed something needed to be done to correct the feeling of inferiority by artists and writers in this field.

Only stilted pedants can conceive the idea that there are absolute norms to tell what is beautiful and what is not. They try to derive from the works of the past a code of rules with which, as they fancy, the writers and artists of the future should comply. But the genius does not cooperate with the pundit.

To note an artist's limitations is but to define his talent.

A reporter can write equally well about everything that is presented to his view, but a creative writer can do his best only with what lies within the range and character of his deepest sympathies.

Artists and writers quote A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity

A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity

I would just like to see hip-hop journalism in general take a step up and match the artistry. There have been great writers in music who are the caliber of artist as a writer as the people that they're covering.

I suppose I have become a sort of living monument in Portugal.

But I come from a family with roots all over the world, so the idea of patriotism is not very strong in me. My country is the country of Chekhov, Beethoven, Velasquez - writers I like, painters and artists I admire.

Writers that pretend to be in the throes of some kind of genius-demon, some kind of possessing spirit that refuses to let them engage with Normal Life are bullshit artists of the highest degree, looking to excuse their antisocial tendencies and bad manners away with a flourish of vocabulary and the semantic waving of hands.

Artists and writers quote Learn the rules like a pro so you can break them like an artist.

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

Writing isn't about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it's about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life, as well. It's about getting up, getting well, and getting over. Getting happy, okay? Getting happy.

Vienna is relatively small. And it had wonderful salons, opportunities for people to get together. There was a lot of interaction between scientists and non-scientists, between Jews and non-Jews, between artists, writers and scientists, including medical scientists.

I love producing. My dream as a producer is to be able to build a company that can be a safe haven for artists, for directors and for writers and actors to do what they do best and let them have final edit. I'd like to build something to that effect.

Artists and writers quote No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did he would cease to

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

A lot of artists use memories. A lot of prose writers, a lot of poets, a lot of songwriters, refer back to something. Generally it's all you've got, unless you're brilliant and can write totally in the now.

In the middle classes the gifted son of a family is always the poorest -- usually a writer or artist with no sense for speculation -- and in a family of peasants, where the average comfort is just over penury, the gifted son sinks also, and is soon a tramp on the roadside.

I'm kind of hooked to the game of art and literature; my heroes are artists and writers.

Artists and writers quote If you wish to be a writer, write.

If you wish to be a writer, write.

The French Revolution gave birth to no artists but only to a great journalist, Desmoulins, and to an under-the-counter writer, Sade. The only poet of the times was the guillotine.

In the middle classes the gifted son of a family is always the poorest -- usually a writer or artist with no sense for speculation -- and in a family of peasants, where the average comfort is just over penury, the gifted son sinks also, and is soon a tramp on the roadside.

I have tons of regrets, but I think that's one of the reasons that push people to create things. Out of their angst, their regret, comes the best from artists, painters and writers.

The minority who actually loves its work seems to be made up chiefly of the writers, dancers, actors and other artists, most scientists above the technician-troll level, computer freaks, and the righteous dope-dealers of California.

If you dig deep and keep peeling the onion, artists and freelance writers are the leaders in society - the people who start to get new ideas out.

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