Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



There are only two types of women - goddesses and doormats.
By theme : Women  

There are only two types of women - goddesses and doormats.
By theme : Women  

To me there is no past or future in art. If a work of art cannot live always in the present it must not be considered at all. The art of the Greeks, of the Egyptians, of the great painters who lived in other times, is not an art of the past, perhaps, it is more alive today than it ever was.
By theme : Art  

It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.
By theme : Art   Creativity  

Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
By theme : Creativity   Art  

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
By theme : Life   Love  

If you are a genius and unsuccessful, everybody treats you as if you were a genius, but when you come to be successful, when you commence to earn money, when you are really successful, then your family and everybody no longer treats you like a genius, they treat you like a man who has become successful.
By theme : Society   Success  

The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense.
By theme : Creativity  

Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.
By theme : Art   Creativity   Success  

The people who make art their business are mostly impostors.
By theme : Art  

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
By theme : Art   Creativity  

I`d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
By theme : Humor   Wealth   Wit  

Beauty? To me it is a word without sense because I do not know where its meaning come from nor where it leads to.
By theme : Art   Beauty   Creativity  

I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.
By theme : Art   Creativity  

Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
By theme : Art   Creativity  

Everything you can imagine is real.
By theme : Art   Creativity  

He can who thinks he can, and he can`t who thinks he can`t. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.
By theme : Behavior   Thought   Art   Creativity  

I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
By theme : Art   Creativity  

Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don`t start measuring her limbs.
By theme : Art   Creativity  

A painter is a man who paints what he sells; an artist, on the other hand, is a man who sells what he paints.
By theme : Art   Creativity  

 
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