The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
The greater the artist, the greater the doubt; perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.
The greater the artist, the greater the doubt.
Good artists copy, great artists steal.
The best artists are gone now.
The best artists know what to leave out.
The best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell; The sculptor's hand can only break the spell To free the figures slumbering in the stone.
Artists paint pictures. The best artists paint pictures for children's books.
All 48 of my fights have been hard. None have been easy. All played a major key. It's the 'Mayweather Era.' I feel that every fighter is an artist and they all take pictures their own way. I'm just one of the very best artists.
The best advice I've received is to be yourself. The best artists do that.
The goal is just to try to get better and better, and the only way that makes sense to do that is to work with the best people. Surround yourself with the best artists and learn from them, and try to sink your teeth into the best material possible.
Do I belong in the conversation about the best artists in the world? My answer is yes, I do.
The best artists transcend nationality and identity.
I always find the mirror in the dressing room is where the best artists are.
The best artists are people who don't consider themselves artists, and the people who do are usually the most pretentious and annoying. They've got their priorities wrong. They're just doing it to be artists rather than because they want to do it.
I always try to go where the excitement is, where the best music is. I dont care what kind of music it is. I go with the best artist we can find.