All art deals with the absurd and aims at the simple.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Any work of art that can be understood is the product of journalism.
The function of art is to make that understood which in the form of argument would be incomprehensible.
You should look straight at a film; that's the only way to see one. Film is not the art of scholars but of illiterates.
My art and profession is to live.
Let each man exercise the art he knows.
Luxury is the wolf at the door and its fangs are the vanities and conceits germinated by success. When an artist learns this, he knows where the danger is.
An artist needn't be a clergyman or a churchwarden, but he certainly must have a warm heart for his fellow men.
Film will only became an art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil and paper.
The art of a warrior is to balance the terror of being a man with the wonder of being a man.
All that I desire to point out is the general principle that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.
Those who still think listening isn't an art should see if they can do it half as well.
Sculpture is the art of the hole and the lump.
The artist makes things concrete and gives them individuality.
The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication: that is why so many bad artists are unable to give it up.
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
Acting... was the biggest charge I ever had. What other artist has it so good? Approval so quick?
But I'm not an artist. Maybe an artist with a small a.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Of all lies, art is the least untrue.
A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
Though the artist must remain master of his craft, the surface, at times raised to the highest pitch of loveliness, should transmit to the beholder the sensation which possessed the artist.
A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes that he has got the biggest piece.