Desire is not what you see, but what you imagine.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.
If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.
Drawing is not what you see but what you must make others see.
Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul.
Art is indeed not the bread but the wine of life.
Art is the queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world.
I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.
Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
For me, painting is a way to forget life. It is a cry in the night, a strangled laugh.
Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who can't attain it in anything.
Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.
Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.
I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.
This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself is animated.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends