Nature is the art of God.
The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself.
Relaxation is the art of letting go.
I am more a friend of art than a producer of painting.
The principal rule of art is to please and to move. All the other rules were created to achieve this first one.
The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which Nature herself is animated.
To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it.
The artist in me cries out for design.
To the man who loves art for its own sake, it is frequently in its least important and lowliest manifestations that the keenest pleasure is to be derived.
I can't bear art that you can walk round and admire. A book should be either a bandit or a rebel or a man in the crowd.
There is nothing new in art except talent.
Inside you there's an artist you don't know about. He's not interested in how things look different in moonlight.
Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
To the real artist in humanity, what are called bad manners are often the most picturesque and significant of all.
I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
The goal of art was the vital expression of self.
What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!
Doubtless there are things in nature which have not yet been seen. If an artist discovers them, he opens the way for his successors.
Art always opts for the individual, the concrete; art is not Platonic.
The people who make art their business are mostly imposters.
Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.
Only an artist can interpret the meaning of life.
An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture.