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True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination.
The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.
My role in society, or any artist's or poet's role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all.
An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.
John F. Kennedy
The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.
All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
I want to solidify as an artist and show that as I grow as a person and make mistakes and learn from them, I'm going to grow artistically.
I want to be an artist, not... a celluloid aphrodisiac.
I want to be an artist, an actress with integrity, and that includes all kinds of parts.
Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'
Edgar Allan Poe
An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.
The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works of Genius, whether of man or Nature. The Artisan is he who merely applies the rules which others have detected.
Henry David Thoreau
The artist in me cries out for design.
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
Henry Ward Beecher
An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.
An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.
That terrible mood of depression of whether it's any good or not is what is known as The Artist's Reward.
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.
Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor.
An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.
Charles Horton Cooley
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.
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