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Competitive Fine Arts quotations
May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness.
I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you're wonderful, and don't forget to make some art -- write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself.
I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart.
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
The fine art of preparing sushi is something that you watch and learn.
There is no must in art because art is free.
I would rather die of passion than of boredom.
Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters;
united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.
Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
Don't think about making art, just get it done.
Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.
Art must be an expression of love or it is nothing.
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.
A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.
The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting.
Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.
The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.
My goal, if I was going to do art, fine art, would have been to become Picasso or greater.
Sunday night meant, in the dark, wintry, rainy Midlands .
.. anywhere where two creatures might stand and squeeze together and spoon.... Spooning was a fine art, whereas kissing and cuddling are calf-processes.
Hatred, rancor, and the spirit of vengeance are useless baggage to the artist.
His road is difficult enough for him to cleanse his soul of everything which could make it more so.
We designers, we don't work in a vacuum.
We need business people. We are not the fine artists we are often confused with.
Some people`s photography is an art. Mine is not. If they happen to be exhibited in a gallery or a museum, that`s fine. But that`s not why I do them. I`m a gun for hire.
Some people's photography is an art. Not mine. Art is a dirty word in photography. All this fine art crap is killing it already.
I just miss you, in a quite simple desperate human way.
Oh my dear, I can’t be clever and stand-offish with you: I love you too much for that. Too truly.You have no idea how stand-offish I can be with people I don’t love. I have brought it to a fine art. But you have broken down my defences. And I don’t really resent it.
There's a snobbery at work in architecture.
The subject is too often treated as a fine art, delicately wrapped in mumbo-jumbo. In reality, it's an all-embracing discipline taking in science, art, maths, engineering, climate, nature, politics, economics.
Painting is the grandchild of nature. It is related to God.
When I first became interested in photography, I thought it was the whole cheese. My idea was to have it recognized as one of the fine arts. Today I don't give a hoot in hell about that. The mission of photography is to explain man to man and each man to himself.
An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
I grew up a Red Sox fan. I grew up going to Fenway Park and the Museum of Fine Arts and the Science Museum and Symphony Hall and going to the Common, walking around. My whole family at different times lived and worked in Boston.
If you do not start with the idea, you are creating fine art - its personal, but it tends not to communicate.
Fine art is knowledge made visible.
Whenever you feel an impulse to perpetrate a piece of exceptionally fine writing, obey it - whole-heartedly - and delete it before sending your manuscript to press. Murder your darlings.
[Mystery] is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.
A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
I consider writing as a fine art. We kill it by imposing the alphabet on little children and making it the beginning of learning.
A beautiful form is better than a beautiful face;
it gives a higher pleasure than statues or pictures; it is the finest of the fine arts.
No performance is worth loss of geniality.
'Tis a cruel price we pay for certain fancy goods called fine arts and philosophy.
If you would learn to write, it is in the street you must learn it. Both for the vehicle and for the aims of fine arts, you must frequent the public square. The people, and not the college, is the writer's home. A scholar is a candle which the love and desire of all men will light.
The charm of fine manners is music and sculpture and picture to many who do not pretend to appreciation of these arts.
In our fine arts, not imitation, but creation is the aim... The details, the prose of nature, he should omit, and give us only the spirit and splendour.
The peril of every fine faculty is the delight of playing with it for pride. Talent is commonly developed at the expense of character, and the greater it grows, the more is the mischief. Talent is mistaken for genius, a dogma or system for truth, ambition for greatness, ingenuity for poetry, sensuality for art.
I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his divine service.
The mark of all good art is not that the thing done is done exactly or finely, for machinery may do as much, but that it is worked out with the head and the workman's heart.
Desire is not what you see, but what you imagine.