The Mona Lisa Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 58 Quotes About The Mona Lisa

#1. Billy's smile as he came out of the shrubbery was at least as peculiar as Mona Lisa's, for he was simultaneously on foot in Germany in 1944 and riding his Cadillac in 1967. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#2. Anna, Anna," Josh interrupts. "If I had a euro for every stupid thing I've done, I could buy the Mona Lisa. You'll be fine. - Author: Stephanie Perkins
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#3. Why learn a number like pi to so many decimal places? The answer I gave then as I do now is that pi is for me an extremely beautiful and utterly unique thing. Like the Mona Lisa or a Mozart symphony, pi is its own reason for loving it. - Author: Daniel Tammet
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#4. With all due respect, the Mona Lisa is overrated. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#5. I'm at that age where I watch such things with two minds, one that cackles at these capers and another that never gets much beyond a rather jaded and self-conscious smile, like the Mona Lisa. - Author: Alan Bradley
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#6. It is not enough to deface the Mona Lisa because that does not kill the Mona Lisa. All art of the past must be destroyed. - Author: Pierre Boulez
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#7. Owning the Yankees is like owning the Mona Lisa. - Author: George Steinbrenner
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#8. Everybody can draw, in my estimation. If you give a man 50 years, he'll come up with the Mona Lisa. - Author: Jack Kirby
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#9. Great art must not be sullied by politics. One would never, after all, seek to embellish the Mona Lisa, not even with a swastika. - Author: Timur Vermes
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#10. I just knew nothing in the world, not the Mona Lisa walking through the Grand Canyon with the Holy Grail in one hand and a winning Lotto ticket in the other, was ever going to be that beautiful. Kevin - Author: Tana French
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#11. I really believe that if you practice enough you could paint the 'Mona Lisa' with a two-inch brush. - Author: Bob Ross
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#12. Is the Mona Lisa an 'accurate' representation of the actual human model for the painting? Who knows? Who cares? It's a great piece of art. It moves us. It makes us wonder, makes us gape - finally makes us look inward at ourselves. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#13. I'm a producer. I'm a musician. And my job is to come in and, you know, put - you know, I treat all of the artists that I work with, like, you know, the way da Vinci was looking at Mona Lisa, you know, there's an interesting backdrop. - Author: Pharrell Williams
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#14. Mona Lisa is the only beauty who went through history and retained her reputation. - Author: Will Rogers
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#15. This is the Mona Lisa of paleontology. - Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
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#16. The music I wanted to get into when I went to California, was to, uh, get into, uh, pop, mostly. And the big band era was on at that time. I was doing the "Mona Lisa"s, the "Stardust"s, "Stars Fell On Alabama," all this kind of stuff. And that was my thing that I wanted. - Author: Carl Gardner
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#17. Is not gone, you're in the flatness of the deadlands. Time doesn't stop. You watch it move but you are still, like a painting with a Mona Lisa smile. - Author: Marlon James
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#18. Every work of art belongs to his time. I would not paint again the Mona Lisa in the third dimension. - Author: Alejandro Jodorowsky
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#19. Radical self-care is quantum, and radiates out into the atmosphere, like a little fresh air. It is a huge gift to the world. When people respond by saying, "Well, isn't she full of herself," smile obliquely, like Mona Lisa, and make both of you a nice cup of tea. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#20. Did you ever see that painting the Mona Lisa. It always reminds me of a reporter listening to a politician. - Author: Robert Orben
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#21. I was to Japanese visitors to Washington what the Mona Lisa is to Americans visiting Paris. - Author: John C. Danforth
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#22. That's quite all right, I said. Sfumato, that was what the painters called it; a blurring or elision of the lines, the kind Leonardo had used to give his Mona Lisa her beguiling flux. - Author: Paul Murray
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#23. Leonardo's Mona Lisa sure would have lost out if he had spent only 2 of the 4 or 5 years he took to complete it. It is thinking about him and Ryder, among others, that partly makes me feel so awful to send away a 'half-baked' painting. - Author: E. J. Hughes
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#24. This is the Mona Lisa of bad diners. - Author: Daniel Clowes
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#25. The curious thing about that moustache and goatee is that when you look at the Mona Lisa it becomes a man. It is not a woman disguised as a man; it is a real man, and that was my discovery, without realising it at the time. - Author: Marcel Duchamp
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#26. Hey, even the Mona Lisa is falling apart. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#27. Inside the museum infinity goes up on trial. Voices echo, 'This is what salvation must be like after a while.' But Mona Lisa must have had the highway blues; you can tell by the way she smiles. - Author: Bob Dylan
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#28. You cannot paint the Mona Lisa by assigning one dab each to a thousand painters. - Author: William F. Buckley Jr.
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#29. Nature had seemed to be closing in on us for a kill, when she suddenly turned her face away and smiled. It was a Mona Lisa smile, the meaning of which no one could figure out. - Author: Richard Preston
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#30. What he'd seen before, in those ages-ago times, the days before the people had been taught by the gods how to draw the metals from the ground and cut and grind the stone to shelter themselves, was contained in the goat god's nearly perpetual Mona Lisa smile. - Author: Toneye Eyenot
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#31. I suggested that it was not enough to add a moustache to the Mona Lisa: it should simply be destroyed. - Author: Pierre Boulez
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#32. A jostling scrum of office buildings so mediocre that the only way you ever remember them is by the frustration they induce - like a basketball team standing shoulder to shoulder between you and the Mona Lisa. - Author: Prince Charles
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#33. One minute you're bleeding. The next minute you're hemorrhaging. The next minute you're painting the Mona Lisa. - Author: Mac O'Grady
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#34. If I had a euro for every stupid thing I've done, I could buy the Mona Lisa. - Author: Stephanie Perkins
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#35. I feel like vocals are to music what portraits are to painting. They're the humanity. Landscapes are good and fine, but at the end of the day everyone loves the Mona Lisa. - Author: Grimes
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#36. The world around you may have shifted, seen you in a different light. But the Mona Lisa is a masterpiece whether it's in a pitch-black room, under a strobe light, or in the sun. - Author: I. W. Gregorio
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#37. A lotta cats copy the Mona Lisa, but people still line up to see the original. - Author: Louis Armstrong
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#38. Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Billy Eckstine, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Paul Whiteman, Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra, Lionel Hampton, the Mills Brothers, Woody Herman, and Nat King Cole. "Mona Lisa, men have named you, - Author: George Hodgman
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#39. How could we possibly appreciate the Mona Lisa if Leonardo had written at the bottom of the canvas: 'The lady is smiling because she is hiding a secret from her lover.' This would shackle the viewer to reality, and I don't want this to happen to 2001. - Author: Stanley Kubrick
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#40. Leonardo's Mona Lisa is just a thousand thousand smears of paint. Michelangelo's David is just a million hits with a hammer. We're all of us a million bits put together the right way. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#41. Nothing is static. Even the Mona Lisa is falling apart. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#42. Well, is it pornography or is it art? Well as far as I'm concerned, the Mona Lisa is art. - Author: Shaun Micallef
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#43. And yes, okay, I think she's pretty, but so? Lots of people, places and things are pretty. The Mona Lisa is pretty but you don't see me crushing on her. - Author: J.C. Lillis
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#44. Burn the Louvre, and wipe your ass with the Mona Lisa. This way at least, God would know our names. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#45. You should definitely visit the Louvre, a world-famous art museum where you can view, at close range, the backs of thousands of other tourists trying to see the Mona Lisa. - Author: Dave Barry
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#46. I was sick of people making fun of my hair and so I cut it off and I've got much more attention than ever before. It was like when Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre in 1906 - three times more people came to see where it used to be. - Author: Emo Philips
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#47. Mirror Mirror on the Wall,
Who's fairest of them all?
I'm Mona Lisa and She is plain,
But the truth is - we all are Vain. - Author: Saru Singhal
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#48. Could Hamlet have been written bya committee, or the Mona Lisa painted by a club? Could the NewTestament have been composed as a conference report? - Author: Alfred Whitney Griswold
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#49. Well, now I felt horrible. I'd marred perfectly good ass cheeks for no reason. It was as if I'd sneezed on the Mona Lisa. - Author: Molly Harper
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#50. As Samantha wrapped the ornament in paper, and placed it in a bag, Mrs. Ryan said, "Hearts are like that spun glass, beautiful and fragile, and easily broken." With a Mona Lisa smile, she turned and left the store. - Author: Tamara Hoffa
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#51. I loved flawed art. Michelangelo's statue of Lorenzo with its warped base that rose to accommodate his foot, the Mona Lisa's missing eyebrows. Flaws were seriously underrated. They were beautiful if you looked at them just so. - Author: Tarryn Fisher
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#52. People going to see the Mona Lisa, not to look at it, but because it's the Mona Lisa - Author: Paul Pope
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#53. The Mona Lisa, the Mona Lisa....Leonardo had eye trouble....Art couldn't explain it....But now we're safe, since science can explain it. Maybe Milton wrote Paradise Lost because he was blind? And Beethoven wrote the Ninth Symphony because he was deaf... - Author: William Gaddis
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#54. Rock and Roll adolescent hoodlums storm the streets of all nations. They rush into the Louvre and throw acid in the Mona Lisa's face. - Author: William S. Burroughs
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#55. The Bible is more to be admired than the Louvre Museum, and the Gospel of John is perhaps its Mona Lisa. - Author: James M. Hamilton Jr.
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#56. If someone told me I could hang out in da Vinci's studio while he painted the Mona Lisa or go up on Brian's roof with him at night - I'm on the roof - Author: Jandy Nelson
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#57. Also, since art is a vehicle for the transmission of ideas through form, the reproduction of the form only reinforces the concept. It is the idea that is being reproduced. Anyone who understands the work of art owns it. We all own the Mona Lisa. - Author: Sol LeWitt
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#58. My movies are film-paintings - moving portraits captured on celluloid. I'll layer that with sound to create a unique mood
like if the Mona Lisa opened her mouth, and there would be a wind, and she'd turn back and smile. It would be strange and beautiful. - Author: David Lynch
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