Quotes: arts

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A beautiful form is better than a beautiful face; it gives a higher pleasure than statues or pictures; it is the finest of the fine arts.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    A Bachelor of Arts is one who makes love to a lot of women, and yet has the art to remain a bachelor.
  • Christopher Hampton
    Christopher Hampton
    British playwright 1946-
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    A great number of the disappointments and mishaps of the troubled world are the direct result of literature and the allied arts. It is our belief that no human being who devotes his life and energy to the manufacture of fantasies can be anything but fundamentally inadequate
  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur Miller
    American Dramatist 1915-
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    A playwright is the litmus paper of the arts. He's got to be, because if he isn't working on the same wave length as the audience, no one would know what in hell he was talking about. He is a kind of psychic journalist, even when he's great.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
  • C. Richards
    C. Richards
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    All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life.
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  • C. Richards
    C. Richards
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    All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    As a thinker and planner the ant is the equal of any savage race of men; as a self-educated specialist in several arts she is the superior of any savage race of men; and in one or two high mental qualities she is above the reach of any man, savage or civilized!
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
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    As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Books to judicious compilers, are useful; to particular arts and professions, they are absolutely necessary; to men of real science, they are tools: but more are tools to them.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    But the one thing you should. not do is to suppose that when something is wrong with the arts, it is wrong with the arts ONLY.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    Commerce is so far from being beneficial to arts, or to empire, that it is destructive of both, as all their history shows, for the above reason of individual merit being its great hatred. Empires flourish till they become commercial, and then they are scattered abroad to the four winds.
  • Thomas Wolfe
    Thomas Wolfe
    American writer and journalist 1931-
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    Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs.
  • Havelock Ellis
    Havelock Ellis
    British psychologist 1859-1939
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    Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself.
  • Adolf Loos
    Adolf Loos
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    Does it follow that the house has nothing in common with art and is architecture not to be included in the arts? Only a very small part of architecture belongs to art: the tomb and the monument. Everything else that fulfils a function is to be excluded from the domain of art.
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