quote by Banksy

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

— Banksy

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Street art quote You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, wil

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

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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.

Speak softly, but carry a big can of paint.

Street art quote The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.

The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.

You don't make a photograph just with a camera.

You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.

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

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.

Street art quote There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

Art must not be concentrated in dead shrines called museums.

lt must be spread everywhere – on the streets, in the trams, factories, workshops, and in the workers' homes.

Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I'm going to take tomorrow.

There are four basic human needs; food, sleep, sex and revenge.

Street art quote I found that I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any ot

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.

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.

A wall is a very big weapon. It's one of the nastiest things you can hit someone with.

I mean, they say you die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time.

Street art quote Art is how we decorate space; Music is how we decorate time.

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

A lot of mothers will do anything for their children, except let them be themselves.

The greatest crimes in the world are not committed by people breaking the rules but by people following the rules. It's people who follow orders that drop bombs and massacre villages.

Become good at cheating and you never need to become good at anything else.

Street art quote Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

A lot of people thought I got famous as a studio artist, then decided to cash in on it. But it actually was just a matter of survival for many years, and I felt it was really important for me to be able to say whatever I wanted with my street art and fine art.

I am for an art that tells you the time of day, or where such and such a street is. I am for an art that helps old ladies across the street.

If you want to say something and have people listen then you have to wear a mask. If you want to be honest then you have to live a lie.

Street art quote Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to k

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

I believe that street photography is central to the issue of photography—that it is purely photographic, whereas the other genres, such as landscape and portrait photography, are a little more applied, more mixed in the with the history of painting and other art forms.

Nothing in the world is more common than unsuccessful people with talent, leave the house before you find something worth staying in for.

A certain administration which I won't call by name took the arts out of the schools, and that left the brothers out on the street with nothing, so they went to the turntables and started rhyming. Then they had a way to express themselves, and that's the birth of hip-hop.

Street art quote Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

Think outside the box, collapse the box, and take a f**king sharp knife to it.

Fashion is in the sky, in the street.

The arts can play a vital role in revitalizing neighborhoods, using and improving vacant space, bringing new jobs and new sense of opportunity, and improving public safety by generating more foot traffic and more eyes on the street.

Street art quote The noblest art is that of making others happy.

The noblest art is that of making others happy.

Modern art is a disaster area. Never in the field of human history has so much been used by so many to say so little.

In everything that can be called art there is a quality of redemption.

In New York, the impact of these concentrated superskyscrapers on street scale and sunlight, on the city's aniquated support systems, circulation, and infrastructure, on its already tenuous livability, overrides any aesthetic. ... Art becomes worthless in a city brutalized by overdevelopment.

Street art quote Passion is the art of suffering for what you love; instead of settling for what

Passion is the art of suffering for what you love; instead of settling for what you don't.

I want to make the world a better place, for women, mainly.

I hate the idea of street art. With music, I just needed my brain and my voice, which didn't cost anything.

You don't make a photograph just with a camera

Street art quote Life beats down and crushes the soul and art remind you that you have one.

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

People who get up early in the morning cause war, death and famine.

Art is not to be taught in Academies.

It is what one looks at, not what one listens to, that makes the artist. The real schools should be the streets.

I have always felt that a lot of the most interesting work, not just mine but other people's, falls into [the] nether area, somewhere between the worlds of documentary and photojournalism (two very vague words) and the world of art. I think a lot of street photography falls into this nether area.

Learn how to meditate on paper. Drawing and writing are forms of meditation. Learn how to contemplate works of art. Learn how to pray in the streets or in the country. Know how to meditate not only when you have a book in your hand but when you are waiting for a bus or riding in a train.

It's a very frustrated feeling you get when the only people with good photos of you work are the police department.

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