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"Quotes of the day" From ArtsFunding.ca


Art Quotes

"Every artist was first an amateur."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up."
Pablo Picasso

"Learn the rules like a pro so you can break them like an artist."
Pablo Picasso

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"Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else."
Leonardo da Vinci

"Go out and paint
the stars."
Vincent Van Gogh

"Have no fear of perfection;
you'll never reach it."
Salvador Dali

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"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free."

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"If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint."
Edward Hopper

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"It's kind of fun to do the impossible."
Walt Disney

"Creativity is intelligence having fun."
Albert Einstein

"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see."
Edgar Degas

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"Creativity takes courage"
Henri Matisse

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"To practice any art, no matter how well or how badly, is to make your soul grow. So do it."
Kurt Vonnegut

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"We don't make mistakes, just happy little accidents."
Bob Ross

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"As my artist's statement explains, my work is utterly incomprehensible and is therefore full of deep significance."
Calvin and Hobbes

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"I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for."
Georgia O'Keefe

"Art is the only way to run away without leaving home."
Twyla Tharp

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"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep."
Scott Adams

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"Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make good art."
Neil Gaiman

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"I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality."
Frida Kahlo

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"If you hear a voice within you say, 'You cannot paint,' by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."
Vincent Van Gogh

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"She never looked nice. She looked like art. And art wasn't supposed to look nice: it was supposed to make you feel something."
Rainbow Rowell

Photo by Daniele Zedda