Acting is a strange business; one day it's there, and the next day nowhere to be seen.
And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart, till the Devil whispered behind the leaves 'It's pretty, but is it Art?'
Love the art in yourself, not yourself in the art.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
There are always flowers for those who want to see them.
Art is the queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Art has to move you and design does not, unless it's a good design for a bus.
Drawing is the true test of art.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
The art of dining well is no slight art, the pleasure no slight pleasure.
Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.
Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.
A picture is a work of art, not because it is 'modern,' nor because it is 'ancient,' but because it is a sincere expression of human feeling.
If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.
He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars: general Good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer, for Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized Particulars.
What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labor and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation. He hardly knows which is which.
If thou art willing to suffer no adversity, how wilt thou be the friend of Christ?
What I dream of is an art of balance.
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