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Quotes about Art

"Water Lilies" by Claude Monet - Joy of Museums - National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo

Quotes about Art

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“Creativity takes courage.” – Henri Matisse

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“Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do.” – Edgar Degas

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“Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it.” – Salvador Dali

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“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try.” – Dr Seuss

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“Originality is nothing but judicious imitation.” – Voltaire

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“Creativity is a drug I cannot live without.” – Cecil B. DeMille

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“Every artist was first an amateur.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last, you create what you will.” – George Bernard Shaw

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“The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.” – Francis Bacon

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“No great art has ever been made without the artist having known danger.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

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“Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.” – Jackson Pollock

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“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”  – Pablo Picasso

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“Creativity is contagious, pass it on.” – Albert Einstein

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