A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires.
Hedy Lamarr

A great artist is always before his time or behind it.
George Edward Moore

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
Albert Camus

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Michelangelo

A painting that is well composed is half finished.
Pierre Bonnard

A picture is a poem without words.
Horace

A picture is worth a thousand words.
Napoleon Bonaparte

A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds.
Henry Moore

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
Oscar Wilde

A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears.
Gertrude Stein


Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
Al Capp

Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.
Marshall McLuhan

Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.
Marshall McLuhan

All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.
Federico Fellini

All art is but imitation of nature.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.
Charles Horton Cooley

An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
George Santayana

An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
Henry Miller

An artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs.
Edgard Varese

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.


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