I have a high art, I hurt with cruelty those who would damage me.— Archilochus
Joyful High Art quotations
You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.
You're mind is working at its best when you're being paranoid.
You explore every avenue and possibility of your situation at high speed with total clarity.
There's a high school in Camden, New Jersey, I call the Jill Scott School.
It's the Camden Creative Arts High School. Those teachers and kids are so passionate about what they do, and 98 percent of the senior class went on to college.
The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.
It is possible that, through horizontal and vertical lines constructed with awareness, but not with calculation, led by high intuition, and brought to harmony and rhythm, these basic forms of beauty, supplemented if necessary by other direct lines or curves, can become a work of art, as strong as it is true.
I don’t create art to get high dollar projects, I do high dollar projects so I can create more art.
Atlantis was a highly evolved civilization where the sciences and arts were far more advanced than one might guess. Atlantis was technologically advanced in genetic engineering, computer science, inter-dimensional physics, and artistically developed with electronic music and crystal art forms.
There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
Language in art remains a highly ambiguous transaction, a quicksand, a trampoline, a frozen pool which might give way under you ... at any time.
My art teacher in junior high was a very out gay man and a mentor to me.
He would tell us about Greenwich Village and show us the 'Village Voice' and describe his life, but it was all sort of subversive and below the radar.
I didn't want to make 'high' art, I had no interest in using paint, I wanted to find something that anyone could relate to without knowing about contemporary art. I wasn't thinking in terms of precious prints or archival quality; I didn't want the work to seem like a commodity.
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.
Greenwich Village... the village of low rents and high arts.
After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved science and art tend to coalesce in aesthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest scientists are artists as well.
A prudent man... must behave like those archers who, if they are skillful, when the target seems too distant, know the capabilities of their bow and aim a good deal higher than their objective, not in order to shoot so high but so that by aiming high they can reach the target.
Art is how we decorate space; Music is how we decorate time.
The art of politics is learning to walk with your back to the wall, your elbows high, and a smile on your face. It's a survival game played under the glare of lights.
When strong, avoid them. If of high morale, depress them. Seem humble to fill them with conceit. If at ease, exhaust them. If united, separate them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.
If the love of surgery is a proof of a person's being adapted for it, then certainly I am fitted to he a surgeon; for thou can'st hardly conceive what a high degree of enjoyment I am from day to day experiencing in this bloody and butchering department of the healing art. I am more and more delighted with my profession.
Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
There are two kinds of truth; the truth that lights the way and the truth that warms the heart. The first of these is science, and the second is art. Without art science would be as useless as a pair of high forceps in the hands of a plumber. Without science art would become a crude mess of folklore and emotional quackery.
Among the Igbo the art of conversation is regarded very highly, and proverbs are the palm-oil with which words are eaten.
But really, it was reading that led me to writing.
And in particular, reading the American classics like Twain who taught me at an early age that ordinary lives of ordinary people can be made into high art.
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
The future of poetry is immense, because in poetry, where it is worthy of its high destinies, our race, as time goes on, will find an ever surer and surer stay ... More and more mankind will discover that we have to turn to poetry to interpret life for us, to console us, to sustain us.
Art is not an amusement, nor a distraction, nor is it, as many men maintain, an escape from life. On the contrary, it is a high training of the soul, essential to the soul's growth, to its unfoldment.
There's a battle between what the cook thinks is high art and what the customer just wants to eat.
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
In my view, Zhang Lanxin is one of our best female martial artists, and I can't rate her highly enough.
It is high time that we realized that it is pointless to praise the light and preach it if nobody can see it. It is much more needful to preach the art of seeing.
Setting goals for your game is an art.
The trick is in setting them at the right level - neither too low nor too high. A good goal should be lofty enough to inspire hard work, yet realistic enough to provide solid hope of attainment.
The noblest art is that of making others happy.
In opera, as with any performing art, to be in great demand and to command high fees you must be good of course, but you must also be famous. The two are different things.
An understanding heart is everything in a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highly enough.
In every human society of which we know - prehistoric, ancient or modern, whether hunter-gatherer, pastoral, agricultural or industrial - at least some form of art is displayed, and not only displayed, but highly regarded and willingly engaged in.
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
No high-minded painter of the last fifty years has been able to come to terms with his art without coming to terms with the problem of cubism.
The films of Warhol, when they are about anything are about sucking people off.
This can be high art, to people who are interested in sucking people off. But that will not liberate Black people.
We need to teach the highly educated man that it is not a disgrace to fail and that he must analyze every failure to find its cause. He must learn how to fail intelligently, for failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.
Passion is the art of suffering for what you love; instead of settling for what you don't.
The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water.
I went to the High School for Performing Arts, and to Howard University on a talent scholarship.
High and low culture come together in all Post Modern art, and American poetry is not excluded from this.
My aspirations are to ennoble Photography and to secure for it the character and uses of High Art by combining the real and Ideal and sacrificing nothing of the Truth by all possible devotion to Poetry and beauty.
The Dance of the Future will have to become again a high religious art as it was with the Greeks. For art which is not religious is not art, it is mere merchandise