It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
Of all lies, art is the least untrue.
Acting is like lying. The art of lying well. I'm paid to tell elaborate lies.
Don't be an art critic. Paint. There lies salvation.
Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.
Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
Art is the most beautiful of all lies.
The real art of conducting consists in transitions.
The screen is a magic medium. It has such power that it can retain interest as it conveys emotions and moods that no other art form can hope to tackle.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Art requires neither complaisance nor politeness; nothing but faith, faith and freedom.
I tried to keep both arts alive, but the camera won. I found that while the camera does not express the soul, perhaps a photograph can!
A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes that he has got the biggest piece.
On all the peaks lies peace.
Discipline in art is a fundamental struggle to understand oneself, as much as to understand what one is drawing.
All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.
Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.
Criticism really used to hurt me. Most of these critics are usually frustrated artists, and they criticise other people's art because they can't do it themselves. It's a really disgusting job. They must feel horrible inside.
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
It has taken me years of struggle, hard work and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence.
Dare to err and to dream. Deep meaning often lies in childish plays.
But mathematics is the sister, as well as the servant, of the arts and is touched by the same madness and genius.
Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
Art is vice. You don't marry it legitimately, you rape it.
When looking at any significant work of art, remember that a more significant one probably has had to be sacrificed.