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    Art, as far as it is able, follow nature, as a pupil imitates his
    master; thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild.
    [It., L'arte vostra quella, quanto puote,
    Seque, come il maestro fa il discente;
    Si che vostr'arte a Dio quasi e nipote.]

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Art supplies constantly to contemplation what nature seldom affords in concrete experience — the union of life and peace.

Art supplies constantly to contemplation what nature seldom affords in concrete experience — the union of life and peace.

by George Santayana Found in: Art Quotes,
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There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an
art of writing.

There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an
art of writing.

by Isaac D'israeli Found in: Art Quotes,
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The works must be conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness.

The works must be conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness.

by Joan Miro Found in: Art Quotes,
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There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.

There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.

by Andre Gide Found in: Art Quotes,
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Art for art's sake.
[Lat., Ars gratia artis.]

Art for art's sake.
[Lat., Ars gratia artis.]

by Dante ("dante Alighieri") Found in: Art Quotes,
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All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, read more

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom.

by Albert Einstein Found in: Art Quotes,
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If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.

If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.

by Edward Hopper Found in: Art Quotes,
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It is through Art and through Art only that we can realize our perfection; through Art and Art only that read more

It is through Art and through Art only that we can realize our perfection; through Art and Art only that we can shield ourselves from the sordid perils of actual existence

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Art Quotes,
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We have learned to whittle the Eden Tree to the shape of a
surplice peg,
We have learned read more

We have learned to whittle the Eden Tree to the shape of a
surplice peg,
We have learned to bottle our parent twain in the yelk of an
addled egg.
We know that the tail must wag the dog, for the horse is drawn by
the cart,
But the devil never whoops, as he of old; It's clever, but is it
art?

by Rudyard Kipling Found in: Art Quotes,
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