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Top 100 Quotes About Words And Art

#1. My art is the result of a deeply personal, infinitely complex, and still essentially mysterious, exploration of experience. No words will ever touch it. - Author: George Brecht
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#2. 32. And, lo, thou art unto them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument: for they hear thy words, but they do them not. - Author: Anonymous
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#3. I'm really inspired by the interplay of visual art and music, a total artistic environment where there's sound and visuals. When I think about that I get stimulated and excited. It's a feeling that you can't label with words. - Author: Black Francis
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#4. Our existence has always and everywhere been tragic, but man has converted these numberless tragedies into works of art. I know of nothing more astonishing or more wonderful than this transformation. - Author: Maxim Gorky
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#5. To write incorporeal poems, almost without words. To approximate the impossible, where art disappears and the Word becomes. - Author: Anna Kamienska
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#6. The man of imagination who turns to art for release and fulfilment of his baby promises contends with the sky through the layers of demoded words and shapes. - Author: William Carlos Williams
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#7. Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man's starving! - Author: O. Henry
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#8. And the prince who has relied solely on their words, without making other preparations, is ruined, for the friendship which is gained by purchase and not through grandeur and nobility of spirit is merited but is not secured, and at times is not to be had. - Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
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#9. When my words are concealed
With lies and disguises, truth and beyond
Insecurities in the veil of trust
Betrayal in bounds of lies
It's just the charm of words darling
Giving the illusion of happiness inside misery - Author: Irum Zahra
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#10. I think pictures and words have the power to make us rich or poor. - Author: Barbara Kruger
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#11. I owe it all to words and art, the peace that came with a flicker of a pen silenced the suffering; eased the pain and life that was once filled with burden became sane again. It Became meaningful.
Art does matter, it made me, when the world changed me. - Author: Nikki Rowe
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#12. Art like that doesn't need words. That painting tells you something by pulling you into it and pushing you out and you know what it's saying without words being spoken. - Author: Cath Crowley
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#13. During the Middle Ages they understood that words accompanied by imagery are much more memorable. By making the margins of a book colorful and beautiful, illuminations help make the text unforgettable. It's unfortunate that we've lost the art of illumination. - Author: Joshua Foer
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#14. Sometimes, perhaps, thou hearest another pray with much freedom and fluency, whilst thou canst hardly get out a few broken words. Hence thou art ready to accuse thyself and admire him, as if the gilding of the key made it open the door the better. - Author: William Gurnall
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#15. Changes in societal structure and in art would possess more credibility if they had their origins in the soul and spirit. If people read the words of the prophets with closer attention, they would find the keys to life. - Author: Marc Chagall
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#16. And all of these writers offer me a greater understanding of what it is to be alive, and that is such an incredible thing art can do for other people. It made me want to try and get close to this strange, mysterious thing that people can do with words. - Author: PJ Harvey
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#17. DYER. No, I am not of your Mind, for the Dialogue was fitted up with too much Facility. Words must be pluckt from Obscurity and nourished with Care, improved with Art and corrected with Application. Labour and Time are the Instruments in the perfection of all Work. - Author: Peter Ackroyd
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#18. When the words have been said and the music has been played, feelings
are the only form of art which will remain to reign. - Author: Soar
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#19. Among the Ibo the art of conversation is regarded very highly, and proverbs are the palm-oil with which words are eaten. Okoye - Author: Chinua Achebe
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#20. A poet's work consists less in seeking words for his ideas than in seeking ideas for his words and predominant rhythms. - Author: Paul Valery
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#21. The creative mind can turn chaos into a master piece and call it Art. - Author: Nikki Rowe
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#22. The most awkward means are adequate to the communication of authentic experience, and the finest words no compensation for lack of it. It is for this reason that we are moved by the true Primitives and that the most accomplished art craftsmanship leaves us cold. - Author: Ananda Coomaraswamy
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#23. Art is the war against what we do not choose to feel. It's the battle of color, words, sound, and shape, and it rages for or against love. - Author: Tarryn Fisher
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#24. An album is a whole universe, and the recording studio is a three-dimensional kind of art space that I can fill with sound. Just as the album art and videos are ways of adding more dimensions to the words and music. I like to be involved in all of it because it's all of a piece. - Author: Bat For Lashes
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#25. We are liable to miss the best of life if we do not know how to tingle, if we do not learn to hoist ourselves just a little higher than we generally are in order to sample the rarest and ripest fruit of art which human thought has to offer. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#26. begin to understand now what heaven must be - and, oh! the grandeur and repose of the words - "The same yesterday, to-day, and for ever." Everlasting! "From everlasting to everlasting, Thou art God." That - Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
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#27. In the Somme valley, the back of language broke. It could no longer carry its former meanings. World War I changed the life of words and images in art, radically and forever. It brought our culture into the age of mass-produced, industrialized death. This, at first, was indescribable. - Author: Robert Hughes
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#28. When any civilization is dust and ashes," he said, "art is all that's left over. Images, words, music. Imaginative structures. Meaning - human meaning, that is - is defined by them. You have to admit that. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#29. It is not the act of making art that is painful. It is the desire to make something and not acting on it that causes pain ... A day when I don't write is less happy. This is not discipline. It is affection, enthusiasm, adventure-any number of other words besides discipline. - Author: Julia Cameron
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#30. She was a shrewd woman, and knew that the art of life is to know when to stop talking. What words have accomplished, too many words can undo. "Good-bye. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#31. New York, you got money on your mind. And my words won't make a dime's worth a difference, so here's to you New York. - Author: Art Garfunkel
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#32. The real art is not to come up with extraordinary clever words but to make ordinary simple words do extraordinary things. To use the language that we all use and to make amazing things occur. - Author: Graham Swift
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#33. On the night he died - he was twenty-seven - Basquiat had been planning to see a Run-DMC show. When people asked him what his art was about, he'd hit them with the same three words: Royalty, heroism, and the streets. - Author: Jay-Z
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#34. I see no reason why the artistic world can't absolutely merge with Madison Avenue. Pop art is a move in that direction. Why can't we have advertisements with beautiful words and beautiful images? - Author: William S. Burroughs
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#35. My notion of art is very maximalist and souped-up: I love spectacle, overload, magic materials, magic words, incantation and litany, incarnation and possession, spilling and wounds. Art as a sacred event. - Author: Joyelle McSweeney
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#36. Those words ... national and portrait. They were both to do with identity: the identity of a culture (place, language and history), the identity of an individual human being as an object for mimetic representation. - Author: A.S. Byatt
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#37. She was a poem and a painting too. Everything she said sounded like a song, every silence was the music too. - Author: Akshay Vasu
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#38. And I think that when once he had learned the art of arranging his words as he stood upon his legs, and had so mastered his voice as to have obtained the ear of the House, the work of his life was not difficult. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#39. There are few words in the music business or in art that I'll say people or some writers are overgenerous with words like 'legend' or 'genius', 'he's a pioneer' and all of that. - Author: Stanley Clarke
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#40. Reading haiku is as much an art as writing it. The reader needs to pause and listen to the silences, to feel the spaces between the words, and to journey into the depths of many multi-colored worlds. - Author: Harley King
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#41. One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#42. There is nothing at all that can be talked about adequately, and the whole art of poetry is to say what can't be said. - Author: Alan W. Watts
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#43. If words were adequate to describe fully what the dance can do, there would be no reason for all the mighty muscular effort, the discomfort, the sweat and the splendors of that art. - Author: Jose Limon
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#44. As I read you I fell in love with the holes between your words and I loved you most on the days you could not love yourself. - Author: Jenim Dibie
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#45. I worked with someone else's photos; I cropped them in whatever way I wanted and put words on top of them. I knew how to do it with my eyes closed. Why couldn't that be my art? - Author: Barbara Kruger
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#46. Life is politics, basically, but you don't just go to a gallery and put the words 'art' and 'politics' on the wall. - Author: Luc Tuymans
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#47. A book can never be anything more than the impress of its author's thoughts; and the value of these will lie either in the matter about which he has thought, or in the form which his thoughts take, in other words, what it is that he has thought about it. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#48. There's no such thing as sculpture or art or anything, it's just a bit of - it's just words, you know, and actually saying everything is art. We're all art, art is just a tag, like a journalists' tag, but artists believe it. - Author: John Lennon
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#49. In their different ways, art and philosophy help us, in Schopenhauer 's words, to turn pain into knowledge. - Author: Alain De Botton
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#50. In other words, man's imagination, when it is not corrupt, yearns for the holy - to behold its beauty from a distance, to be possessed by it. All the greatest art of the past, pagan and Christian, testifies to this desire. It - Author: Anthony Esolen
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#51. Music embodies feeling without forcing it to contend and combine with thought, as it is forced in most arts and especially in the art of words. - Author: Franz Liszt
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#52. Everything, indeed, in a work of art should be unedited,
and even the words, by the manner of grouping them, of shaping them to new meanings,
and one often regrets having an alphabet familiar to too many half-lettered persons. - Author: Remy De Gourmont
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#53. In the world of language, or in other words in the world of art and liberal education, religion necessarily appears as mythology or as Bible. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#54. Poetry is an art that uses words to paint vivid pictures of perceptions and emotions. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#55. The art of writing is the manipulation of words to ease the mind and free the imagination - Author: Danielle M. Maistry
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#56. You may choose your words like a connoisseur, And polish it up with art, But the word that sways, and stirs, and stays, Is the word that comes from the heart. - Author: Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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#57. We constantly have ideas and experiences that go beyond what we can say or know. Most often these are expressed in art, in painting, in music. Music, everyday confronts us with a form of knowing that doesn't depend on words. - Author: Karen Armstrong
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#58. I'm from the South, and there's a different understanding of how to chop. There's a syllable play. It's a delicate art. Your accent has a lot to do with it. If you're from a certain area, words don't roll of your tongue as slick. - Author: Yelawolf
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#59. Images are life's most cherished moments quoted with wings. - Author: C.C. Wyatt
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#60. Don't just create art to make money. Make money so you can create more art. (Exchange any words you want for 'create art' and see if it fits). - Author: Richie Norton
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#61. She soon learned, though, that giving weight to other people's opinions was creative nihilism; it was like being banished from the Land of No Words and exiled to the Land of All Bullshit. - Author: Stephanie Kallos
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#62. People like us are not good with words.
What we mean gets muddled and wrong
somewhere between our minds
and our mouths.

We make art to say how we feel.

Here: These are the chords
to Make You Feel My Love. - Author: Clementine Von Radics
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#63. The skill, the art of literacy is a gift. To read is to watch in your mind as a single word explodes into a confetti of images. Truly, of all the gifts given to man, reading is most sacred, For from words come dreams and from dreams come great tomorrows. - Author: Stephen Cosgrove
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#64. I think there's a story inside every one of us and we all have different talents that allow us to tell our story whether that be through words, art, crafts, music or simply by sharing our life with those we love. Don't let your story go untold. - Author: Susan Rushmore
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#65. Abstract art was the quivalent of poetic expression; I didn't need to use words,but colors and lines. I didn't need to belong to a language-oriented culture but to an open form of expression. - Author: Etel Adnan
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#66. Like the perfect collision of oils on a canvas.
She was a walking piece of art. Words and all. - Author: Candace Knoebel
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#67. Wishing to open my mouth, O brethren, and speak on the exalted theme of humility, I am filled with fear, even as a man who understands that he is about to discourse concerning God with the art of his own words. For humility is the raiment of the Godhead. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#68. I have things in my head that are not like what anyone taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me,so natural to my way of being and thinking. - Author: Georgia O'Keeffe
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#69. In other words, art is a realm entirely separated from the interests of real life-a refuge for detached and gifted souls from sordid political and economic struggles. - Author: DeWitt Henry Parker
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#70. Words do not always need a destination.
We can leave them behind us at the borders of feelings.
Running around headless in the vague zone.
And that is the privilege of artists: to live in confusion. - Author: David Foenkinos
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#71. I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way ... things I had no words for. - Author: Georgia O'Keeffe
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#72. The temple of art is built of words. Painting and sculpture and music are but the blazon of its windows, borrowing all their significance from the light, and suggestive only of the temple's uses. - Author: J.G. Holland
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#73. Between words and objects one can create new relations and specify characteristics of language and objects generally ignored in everyday life. - Author: Rene Magritte
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#74. There are three words that convey the secret of the art of living, the secret of all success and happiness. One With Life. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#75. Wisdom is the art of being courageous and generous with the unknown. - Author: John O'Donohue
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#76. It is impossible to give a clear account of the world, but art can teach us to reproduce it-just as the world reproduces itself in the course of its eternal gyrations. The primordial sea indefatigably repeats the same words and casts up the same astonished beings on the same sea-shore. - Author: Albert Camus
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#77. We know that art is connected with the land, with its salt, with its smell, that outside of national culture there is no art. Cosmopolitanism - a world in which things lose their color and form, and words lose their significance. We love in our past all that we consider native, wonderful and fair. - Author: Ilya Ehrenburg
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#78. When words such as painting and sculpture are used, they connote a whole tradition and imply a consequent acceptance of this tradition, thus placing limitations on the artist who would be reluctant to make art that goes beyond the limitations. - Author: Sol LeWitt
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#79. We might have the most beautiful words and thoughts - but it's actions that count. - Author: Art Hochberg
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#80. I love being photographed, or I should say I love the art of photography. It's about people taking photographs of you, stealing them, and then presuming or assuming or captioning. Words can never be taken back, photographs can never be taken back, nothing can ever be taken back. - Author: Madonna Ciccone
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#81. Is there not an art, a music, and a stream of words that shalt be life, the acknowledged voice of life? - Author: George Edward Woodberry
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#82. If words decorate the home of Being, then hands, and by extension art, are the sketch of Being. - Author: Colm Gillis
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#83. Punning is an art of harmonious jingling upon words, which, passing in at the ears, excites a titillary motion in those parts; and this, being conveyed by the animal spirits into the muscles of the face, raises the cockles of the heart. - Author: Jonathan Swift
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#84. But music doesn't sum up my approach to literature - even in Vain Art of the Fugue. To 'fugue' I had to invent 'trap-words,' or words that would force the narrator to turn around and start his path anew. - Author: Dumitru Tepeneag
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#85. Sticks and stones may break my bones
When aimed with careful art,
Words can sting like anything
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#86. Should you care to write (and only the saints know why you should) you must needs have knowledge and art and magic - the knowledge of the music of words, the art of being artless, and the magic of loving your readers. - Author: Kahil Gibran
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#87. Literature is like a subtle concoction of laboriously collected peripherals called words, intellect,thoughts,imagination,creativity and aestheticism brewed together to form a resplendent work of art. - Author: Shilpa Sandesh
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#88. The idea of infinity cannot be expressed in words or even described, but it can be apprehended through art, which makes infinity tangible. The absolute is only attainable through faith and in the creative act. - Author: Andrei Tarkovsky
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#89. Man has used human rhythmic movement as raw material out of which to create works of art, as the composer of music uses sound, the sculptor uses stone and wood, the painter his pigments, and the writer - words. - Author: Ted Shawn
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#90. Great children's books are wisdom dipped in words and art. - Author: Peter H. Reynolds
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#91. In the armies, and among every ten men, there must be one of more life, of more heart, or at least of more authority, who with his spirit, with his words, and with his example keeps the others firm and disposed to fight. - Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
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#92. Jewish cantors employ a peculiar art and method of singing in their delivery. They are unexcelled in the art of covering the voice, picking up a new key, in the treatment of the ritual chant, and overcoming vocal difficulties that lie in the words rather than in the music. - Author: Enrico Caruso
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#93. I continue to write essays about art. The visual is always part of my work, and it gives me immense pleasure to make up the words of art and create them verbally rather than build them. - Author: Siri Hustvedt
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#94. Such discussions help us very little to enjoy what has been well done in art or poetry, to discriminate between what is more and what is less excellent in them, or to use words like beauty, excellence, art, poetry, with a more precise meaning than they would otherwise have. - Author: Walter Pater
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#95. Just give me a thousand words and you may make your own pictures. - Author: Erica Goros
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#96. Little plots and stories, acted out and screened, can't possibly be called cinema. They have nothing whatever to do with cinema. A cinematographic work is above all a work which would not be possible in any other art form. In other words. it can be created by means of cinema, and cinema alone - Author: Andrei Tarkovsky
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#97. It's as interesting and as difficult to say a thing well as to paint it. There is the art of lines and colours, but the art of words exists too, and will never be less important. - Author: Vincent Van Gogh
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#98. Music is an art that expresses the inexpressible. It rises far above what words can mean or the intelligence define. Its domain is the imponderable and impalpable land of the unconscious. - Author: Charles Munch
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#99. I had danced when I was younger, until I was about 12, and I always idealized it, as most young girls do, as the most beautiful art. It's an expression without words. - Author: Natalie Portman
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#100. Art is nothing tangible. We cannot call a painting 'art' as the words 'artifact' and 'artificial' imply. The thing made is a work of art made by art, but not itself art. The art remains in the artist and is the knowledge by which things are made. - Author: Ananda Coomaraswamy
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