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As for types like my own, obscurely motivated by the conviction that our existence was worthless if we didn't make read more

As for types like my own, obscurely motivated by the conviction that our existence was worthless if we didn't make a turning point of it, we were assigned to the humanities, to poetry, philosophy, painting -- the nursery games of humankind, which had to be left behind when the age of science began. The humanities would be called upon to choose a wallpaper for the crypt, as the end drew near.

by Saul Bellow Found in: Art and artists Quotes,
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Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.

Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.

by Henri Matisse Found in: Art and artists Quotes,
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Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic.

Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic.

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Life without music would be a mistake.

Life without music would be a mistake.

by Friedrich Nietzsche Found in: Music Quotes,
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Musical people always want one to be perfectly dumb at the very moment when one is longing to be perfectly read more

Musical people always want one to be perfectly dumb at the very moment when one is longing to be perfectly deaf.

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Music Quotes,
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If music and sweet poetry agree.

If music and sweet poetry agree.

by Richard Barnfield Found in: Music Quotes,
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Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

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When I was a little kid, I took tap and ballet. I've always loved to dance. I'm a rhythm machine.

When I was a little kid, I took tap and ballet. I've always loved to dance. I'm a rhythm machine.

by Tommy Lee Found in: Ballet Quotes, Music Quotes,
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You don't take a photograph, you make it.

You don't take a photograph, you make it.

by Ansel Adams Found in: Art and artists Quotes,
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