We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
What is art but a way of seeing?
Art is the lie that makes us realize the truth.
Poetry remembers that it was an oral art before it was a written art.
The real art of conducting consists in transitions.
Nothing right can be accomplished in art without enthusiasm.
Politics is the art of the possible.
Observe that it is a great error to believe that all mediums of art are not closely tied to their time.
Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.
Every picture shows a spot with which the artist has fallen in love.
To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature.
What gives the artist real prestige is his imitators.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
What do you say when someone has truly inspired you? How do you express to an artist how deeply their work has affected you?
A great artist is a great man in a great child.
Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.
Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.
Broad paths are open to every endeavour, and a sympathetic recognition is assured to every one who consecrates his art to the divine services of a conviction of a consciousness.
Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer's lease hath all too short a date.
In art the best is good enough.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
All art is a struggle to be, in a particular sort of way, virtuous.
A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.
All art is a revolt against man's fate.