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The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things and far below the musician in that of invisible things.

White... is not a mere absence of colour, it is a shining and affirmative thing as fierce as red, as definite as black... God paints in many colours, but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white.

The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.

I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.

Amazing that the human race has taken enough time out from thinking about food or sex to create the arts and sciences.

A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force, as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists.

She had lost the art of conversation, but not unfortunately the power of speech.

Art is an attempt to integrate evil.

The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.

Oscar Wilde

All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.

A great artist is a great man in a great child.

And I'm going to work as hard as I can... for cancer research and hopefully, maybe, we'll have some cures and some breakthroughs. I'd like to think I'm going to fight my brains out to be back here again next year for the Arthur Ashe recipient. I want to give it next year!

Jim Valvano

In the practical art of war, the best thing of all is to take the enemy's country whole and intact, to shatter and destroy it is not so good.

True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have learned to dance.

Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on.

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

Albert Camus

Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.

Aristotle

I don't like food that's too carefully arranged, it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I'd buy a painting.

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.

Oscar Wilde

I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance and affection to be art.

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