14 quotes about Art

  1. Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything. —Gustave Flaubert
  2. Art for art's sake is a philosophy of the well-fed. —Frank Lloyd Wright
  3. Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art. —Harry S. Truman
  4. A great artist is always before his time or behind it. —George Edward Moore
  5. Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. —Al Capp
  6. So vast is art, so narrow human wit. —Alexander Pope
  7. True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist. —Albert Einstein
  8. The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person. —Abraham Lincoln
  9. Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known. —Oscar Wilde
  10. In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  11. Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad. —Salvador Dali
  12. Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do. —Edgar Degas
  13. In art the best is good enough. —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  14. The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection. —Michelangelo