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100 Artists And Life Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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I feel like my peers now are artists like Madonna and the Stones, Michael Jackson and Prince. These are people who were able to take their careers beyond the normal here-today-gone-tomorrow life span.LL Cool J Artists And Life Sayings By LL Cool J: I feel like my peers now are artists like Madonna and the Stones, Michael Jackson
Christ alone, of all the philosophers, magicians, etc., has affirmed eternal life as the most important certainty, the infinity of time, the futility of death, the necessity and purpose of serenity and devotion. He lived serenely, as an artist greater than all other artists, scorning marble and clay and paint, working in the living flesh. In other words, this peerless artist, scarcely conceivable with the blunt instrument of our modern, nervous and obtuse brains, made neither statues nor paintings nor books. He maintained in no uncertain terms that he made ... living men, immortals.Vincent Van Gogh Artists And Life Sayings By Vincent Van Gogh: Christ alone, of all the philosophers, magicians, etc., has affirmed eternal life as the most
I feel like artists that are always quite sad in real life always make really happy music, and artists who are really bouncy and bubbly always make really sad music.Marina And The Diamonds Artists And Life Sayings By Marina And The Diamonds: I feel like artists that are always quite sad in real life always make really
Being Southern and being the guy I've been all my life, I've lived more on the lighter side of life. I have a dark side, but that's not where I come from. A lot of artists like to come from that.Josh Holloway Artists And Life Sayings By Josh Holloway: Being Southern and being the guy I've been all my life, I've lived more on
Great artistic talent in any direction ... is hardly inherent to the man. It comes and goes; it is often possessed only for a short phase in his life; it hardly ever colors his character as a whole and has nothing to do with the moral and intellectual stuff of the mind and soul. Many great artists, perhaps most great artists, have been poor fellows indeed, whom to know was to despise.Hilaire Belloc Artists And Life Sayings By Hilaire Belloc: Great artistic talent in any direction ... is hardly inherent to the man. It comes
creativity keeps the world alive, yet, everyday we are asked to be ashamed of honoring it, wanting to live our lives as artists. i've carried the shame of being a 'creative' since i came to the planet; have been asked to be something different, more, less my whole life. thank spirit, my wisdom is deeper than my shame, and i listened to who i was. i want to say to all the creatives who have been taught to believe who you are is not enough for this world, taught that a life of art will amount to nothing, know that who we are, and what we do is life. when we create, we are creating the world. remember this, and commit.Nayyirah Waheed Artists And Life Sayings By Nayyirah Waheed: creativity keeps the world alive, yet, everyday we are asked to be ashamed of honoring
The motives behind scientism are culturally significant. They have been mixed, as usual: genuine curiosity in search of truth; the rage for certainty and for unity; and the snobbish desire to earn the label scientist when that became a high social and intellectual rank. But these efforts, even though vain, have not been without harm, to the inventors and to the world at large. The "findings" have inspired policies affecting daily life that were enforced with the same absolute assurance as earlier ones based on religion. At the same time, the workers in the realm of intuition, the gifted finessers - artists, moralists, philosophers, historians, political theorists, and theologians - were either diverted from their proper task, while others were looking on them with disdain as dabblers in the suburbs of Truth.Jacques Barzun Artists And Life Sayings By Jacques Barzun: The motives behind scientism are culturally significant. They have been mixed, as usual: genuine curiosity
There have been many things that have set my soul on fire throughout my life. Mainly situated within the different phases I go through. In the past, community work did just that, but right now, since I am in a very self-reflective phase, black artists are setting my soul on fire; especially jazz musicians. Like never before, there is a rise of a young cohort who are blowing the jazz scene apart. My soul blazes because black artists are channels that keep us accountable, heal us and reveal different mysteries to us.Malebo Sephodi Artists And Life Sayings By Malebo Sephodi: There have been many things that have set my soul on fire throughout my life.
Criticism will survive even if no one's paying for it. Obviously it's better if people are paying for it. But the fact that artists weren't able to make a living from their work hasn't detracted from the quality of that work. Charles Ives was the second greatest composer in American history and he worked in insurance his whole life.Ignatiy Vishnevetsky Artists And Life Sayings By Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: Criticism will survive even if no one's paying for it. Obviously it's better if people
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.W. Somerset Maugham Artists And Life Sayings By W. Somerset Maugham: Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
I do not enjoy the promotional side of being a writer, to be blunt about it. Even with the little amount that is expected of me, which is nothing compared to the life of an artist. Writers can live in obscurity and come out of the woodwork with a book, then go back in. Artists don't have that luxury.Rachel Kushner Artists And Life Sayings By Rachel Kushner: I do not enjoy the promotional side of being a writer, to be blunt about
Most of the time, the artists are not supposed to wear the fashion. It is always seen as a vanity. But I think I don't need to prove anything in my life. I can honestly say I love fashion and I can be many things at the same time.Marina Abramovic Artists And Life Sayings By Marina Abramovic: Most of the time, the artists are not supposed to wear the fashion. It is
Real artists take the misery and sadness of life and translate it into art.Josh Peck Artists And Life Sayings By Josh Peck: Real artists take the misery and sadness of life and translate it into art.
When I feel too much and the universe aches inside of me.Christina Strigas Artists And Life Sayings By Christina Strigas: When I feel too much and the universe aches inside of me.
I know artists whose medium is life itself, and who express the inexpressible without brush, pencil, chisel or guitar. They neither paint nor dance. Their medium is Being. Whatever their hand touches has increased life ... They are the artists of being alive.Frederick Franck Artists And Life Sayings By Frederick Franck: I know artists whose medium is life itself, and who express the inexpressible without brush,
I spent much of my college life prepping for other careers, but I was always drawing and painting whenever I had free time. Eventually, thanks to the internet, I started noticing that there were such things as art schools, and professional artists, and people making a living doing a variety of types of art.Julie Dillon Artists And Life Sayings By Julie Dillon: I spent much of my college life prepping for other careers, but I was always
The artists who have inspired me the most in my life are the ones who have really had something to say and stand up for. That, to me, is part of being an artist-having the voice to express things that need to be verbalized and brought to light. Unfortunately, I don't think that's a priority for people, because the few artists who do have the nerve to take a stand for what they believe get shut down in a way.Alicia Keys Artists And Life Sayings By Alicia Keys: The artists who have inspired me the most in my life are the ones who
This is all I ever wanted - to help students and artists see myth as a reflection of the one sublime adventure of life, and then to breathe new life into it.Joseph Campbell Artists And Life Sayings By Joseph Campbell: This is all I ever wanted - to help students and artists see myth as
I have nothing against people getting their band back together, but the artists I love marked a time in my life, and to merge that time with now can be personally depressing.Babatunde Adebimpe Artists And Life Sayings By Babatunde Adebimpe: I have nothing against people getting their band back together, but the artists I love
Both revelation and delusion are attempts at the solution of problems. Artists and scientists realize that no solution is ever final, but that each new creative step points the way to the next artistic or scientific problem. In contrast, those who embrace religious revelations and delusional systems tend to see them as unshakeable and permanent ... Religious faith is an answer to the problem of life ... The majority of mankind want or need some all-embracing belief system which purports to provide an answer to life's mysteries, and are not necessarily dismayed by the discovery that their belief system, which they proclaim as "the truth," is incompatible with the beliefs of other people. One man's faith is another man's delusion ... Whether a belief is considered to be a delusion or not depends partly upon the intensity with which it is defended, and partly upon the numbers of people subscribing to it.* ANTHONY STORR, FEET OF CLAYJon Krakauer Artists And Life Sayings By Jon Krakauer: Both revelation and delusion are attempts at the solution of problems. Artists and scientists realize
And this is what mere humanity always does. It's made up of these inventors or artists, millions and millions of them, each in his own way trying to recruit other people to play a supporting role and sustain him in his make-believe. The great chiefs and leaders recruit the greatest number, and that's what their power is. There's one image that gets out in front to lead the rest and can impose its claim to being genuine with more force than others, or one voice enlarged to thunder is heard above the others. Then a huge invention, which is the invention maybe of the world itself, and of nature, becomes the actual world - with cities, factories, public buildings, railroads, armies, dams, prisons, and movies - becomes the actuality. That's the struggle of humanity, to recruit others to your version of what's real. Then even the flowers and the moss on the stones become the moss and the flowers of a version.Saul Bellow Artists And Life Sayings By Saul Bellow: And this is what mere humanity always does. It's made up of these inventors or
What more really can be at stake except life itself, which is why maybe artists are always equating the two and driving everybody crazy by insisting that art is life. Well. Cut us some slack. It's harder work than one might imagine, and riskier, and takes a very special and dear kind of mad person.Peter Heller Artists And Life Sayings By Peter Heller: What more really can be at stake except life itself, which is why maybe artists
Citizen's Band radio renders one accessible to a wide variety of people from all walks of life. It should not be forgotten that all walks of life include conceptual artists, dry cleaners, and living poets.Fran Lebowitz Artists And Life Sayings By Fran Lebowitz: Citizen's Band radio renders one accessible to a wide variety of people from all walks
Look around the martial arts," Lee continued, "and witness the assortment of routine performers, trick artists, desensitized robots, glorifiers of the past. Life is constant movement - rhythmic as well as random. Life is continual change, not stagnation. Instead of choicelessly flowing with this process of change, many 'masters', past and present, rigidly subscribe to traditional concepts and techniques of the art, solidfiying the everflowing, dissecting the totality.Davis Miller Artists And Life Sayings By Davis Miller: Look around the martial arts," Lee continued, "and witness the assortment of routine performers, trick
External life being so mighty, the instruments so huge and terrible, the performances so great, the thoughts so great and threatening, you produce a someone who can exist before it. You invent a man who can stand before the terrible appearances. This way he can't get justice and he can't give justice, but he can live. And this is what mere humanity always does. It's made up of these inventors or artists, millions and millions of them, each in his own way trying to recruit other people to play a supporting role and sustain him in his make-believe ... That's the struggle of humanity, to recruit others to your version of what's real.Saul Bellow Artists And Life Sayings By Saul Bellow: External life being so mighty, the instruments so huge and terrible, the performances so great,
By starving myself into society's beauty ideal, I had compromised my success, my independence, and my quality of life. Being overweight was really no different. It was just the "f - you" response to the same pressure. I was still responding to the pressure to comply to the fashion industry's standards of beauty, just in the negative sense. I was still answering to their demands when really I shouldn't have been listening to them at all. The images of stick-thin prepubescent girls never should have had power over me. I should've had my sights set on successful businesswomen and successful female artists, authors, and politicians to emulate. Instead I stupidly and pointlessly just wanted to be considered pretty. I squandered my brain and my talent to squeeze into a size 2 dress while my male counterparts went to work on making money, making policy, making a difference.Portia De Rossi Artists And Life Sayings By Portia De Rossi: By starving myself into society's beauty ideal, I had compromised my success, my independence, and
My whole life, I have listened to people like Neil Young, or Crosby, Stills & Nash, and artists that have made a career out of the mellow, folky, acoustic dynamic.Dave Grohl Artists And Life Sayings By Dave Grohl: My whole life, I have listened to people like Neil Young, or Crosby, Stills &
An artistic image is one that ensures its own development, its historical viability. An image is a grain, a self-evolving retroactive organism. It is a symbol of actual life, as opposed to life itself. Life contains death. An image of life, by contrast, excludes it, or else sees in it a unique potential for the affirmation of life.
Whatever it expresses - even destruction and ruin - the artistic image is by definition an embodiment of hope, it is inspired by faith.
Artistic creation is by definition a denial of death. Therefore it is
optimistic, even if in an ultimate sense the artist is tragic.
And so there can never be optimistic artists and pessimistic artists. There can only be talent and mediocrity.
Andrei Tarkovsky Artists And Life Sayings By Andrei Tarkovsky: An artistic image is one that ensures its own development, its historical viability. An image
Artists must be men of wit, consciously or unconsciously philosophers; read, study and think a great deal of life ...Robert Henri Artists And Life Sayings By Robert Henri: Artists must be men of wit, consciously or unconsciously philosophers; read, study and think a
Our artists have the power to bring our dreams and our nightmares to life so we will never forget.Hetti Perkins Artists And Life Sayings By Hetti Perkins: Our artists have the power to bring our dreams and our nightmares to life so
There was also, as it turned out, the dismay of my parents to be reckoned with: their tolerance about caterpillars and beetles and other non-human life forms did not quite extend to artists.Margaret Atwood Artists And Life Sayings By Margaret Atwood: There was also, as it turned out, the dismay of my parents to be reckoned
The song, 'Life is Better,' is about hip-hop. It's about my love for hip-hop. And, you know, I go through all the artists from the beginning to the end, you know. And, well, not to the end, but since the beginning to now, you know.Q-Tip Artists And Life Sayings By Q-Tip: The song, 'Life is Better,' is about hip-hop. It's about my love for hip-hop. And,
An attraction to self-discovery and self-expression can be uplifting and assist us combat epic boredom. The toll of writing truthfully as possible can cause the writer to spiral emotionally out of control. Writing's tempest temperament can prove a fatal attraction and many notable writers succumbed to the dark knight's powerful sword. Too many writers and a cast of dead poets found themselves dangerously adrift on the flowing river of black ink interlocked in a life and death struggle with the creative streams of impulsion colliding with the rocky pods of madness. All artists must fight off the impulse to surrender to the aftershock of madness. The mad vein of stabbing pain that we might think belongs exclusively to ourselves is in actuality the capstone of the blood sport known as communal anxiety.Kilroy J. Oldster Artists And Life Sayings By Kilroy J. Oldster: An attraction to self-discovery and self-expression can be uplifting and assist us combat epic boredom.
I am an artist. And An artist is simply a man who is pulled along by a river: on one side sanity lies, and the other madness, yet he will find no peace on either, as the current of his art drags him away from the everyday life on it's banks, where others watch, unable to help him until he reaches the immensity of the ocean.Felix J. Palma Artists And Life Sayings By Felix J. Palma: I am an artist. And An artist is simply a man who is pulled along
Stop following the con artists, instead become the greatest and brightest artist ever to exist and let others follow your light insteadYolanda De Iuliis Artists And Life Sayings By Yolanda De Iuliis: Stop following the con artists, instead become the greatest and brightest artist ever to exist
The more you suffer the deeper grows your character, and with the deepening of your character you read the more penetratingly into the secrets of life. All great artists, all great religious leaders, and all great social reformers have come out of the intensest struggles which they fought bravely, quite frequently in tears and with bleeding heartsD.T. Suzuki Artists And Life Sayings By D.T. Suzuki: The more you suffer the deeper grows your character, and with the deepening of your
As actors and actresses, we must rejoice in the possession of our physical faculties. We must experience joy in the use of our hands, arms, body etc. Without this appreciation and realization of the body and its many possibilities, we cannot perform as artists
You should feel a flow of joy because you are alive. Your body will feel full of life. That is what you must give from the stage. Your life. No less. That is art: to give all you have. And what have you? Your life-nothing more. And to give life means to feel life throughout your whole being.
Michael Chekhov Artists And Life Sayings By Michael Chekhov: As actors and actresses, we must rejoice in the possession of our physical faculties. We
We, the artists, make the stuff they sell and they're like ticks on our backs, sucking the life out of us.Malcolm Wilson Artists And Life Sayings By Malcolm Wilson: We, the artists, make the stuff they sell and they're like ticks on our backs,
Life direct ... is what Flaubert and Joyce have convinced themselves the man may never get quite clear of but the artist has nothing to do with. What they can't admit is that t is overrated: which artists, faking and fumbling it together out of spit and toothpicks, should know best of all.Marvin Mudrick Artists And Life Sayings By Marvin Mudrick: Life direct ... is what Flaubert and Joyce have convinced themselves the man may never
Many jazz artists go to L.A. seeking a more comfortable life and then they really stop playing.Sonny Rollins Artists And Life Sayings By Sonny Rollins: Many jazz artists go to L.A. seeking a more comfortable life and then they really
The greatest artists, saints, philosophers, and, until quite recent times, scientists ... have all assumed that the New Testament promise of eternal life is valid ... I'd rather be wrong with Dante and Shakespeare and Milton, with Augustine of Hippo and Francis of Assisi, with Dr. Johnson, Blake, and Dostoevsky than right with Voltaire, Rousseau, the Huxleys, Herbert Spencer, H. G. Wells, and Bernard Shaw.Malcolm Muggeridge Artists And Life Sayings By Malcolm Muggeridge: The greatest artists, saints, philosophers, and, until quite recent times, scientists ... have all assumed
Am reading the life of Mozart and cannot help thinking that one's capacity for suffering is in direct proportion to one's greatness.Lily Koppel Artists And Life Sayings By Lily Koppel: Am reading the life of Mozart and cannot help thinking that one's capacity for suffering
It can pay off, being a hack. Given the depraved state of American culture, a slick dude can make millions being a hack. But even if you succeed, you lose, because you've sold out your Muse, and your Muse is you, the best part of yourself, where your finest and only true work comes from.Steven Pressfield Artists And Life Sayings By Steven Pressfield: It can pay off, being a hack. Given the depraved state of American culture, a
It is the psychic depression of decadence which has come to this place and time. It is what happens to people who ignore their artists and deny their children. It is a terminal case of involutional melancholia which comes from within and cannot be cured by T.V. or psychotherapy or anything but a creative life, which is hard to come by in a country where it doesn't pay to do anything for yourself.Jennifer Stone Artists And Life Sayings By Jennifer Stone: It is the psychic depression of decadence which has come to this place and time.
But we must not forget that only a very few people are artists in life; that the art of life is the most distinguished and rarest of all the arts.Carl Jung Artists And Life Sayings By Carl Jung: But we must not forget that only a very few people are artists in life;
When I was asked if I wanted to perform on the Grand Ole Opry, I yelled, 'Are you kidding me?' I've been waiting for that my whole life. To be invited where so many of the greatest country artists have performed is an honor, and I still can't believe it has been bestowed on me. Just to stand in the circle where so many greats have stood-Hank Williams, Kitty Wells, I just couldn't believe it.Darius Rucker Artists And Life Sayings By Darius Rucker: When I was asked if I wanted to perform on the Grand Ole Opry, I
Creativity does not belong exclusively to professional artists and geniuses; it is the birthright of every single human being. Creativity is our common heritage. You don't need to quit your job and move to Paris in order to lay claim to this heritage - all you have to do is clear some space in your life for whimsy, invention, sensory pleasure, and play. Most of all, you have to learn how to follow your curiosity more than your fear.Elizabeth Gilbert Artists And Life Sayings By Elizabeth Gilbert: Creativity does not belong exclusively to professional artists and geniuses; it is the birthright of
An artist adopts a radically different view regarding the importance of time than a businessperson does. Instead of perceiving time as a merchantable facet doled out incrementally according to marketplace demands, an artist portrays time as an agent of destruction. The irrevocability of time frames the human condition. Time might the medium of all human experience, but its passage obscures and eventually obliterates all human endeavors. Time unchecked leads to a blank slate of nothingness. Time's destructive march towards meaningless is arrested through memory and art depicting humankind's struggles and accomplishments.Kilroy J. Oldster Artists And Life Sayings By Kilroy J. Oldster: An artist adopts a radically different view regarding the importance of time than a businessperson
The Door Without a Key is the Door of Dreams; it is the door by which the sensitive escape into insanity when life is too hard for them, and artists use it as a window in a watch-tower. Psychologists call it a psychological mechanism; magicians call it magic, and the man in the street calls it illusion or charlatanry according to taste. It does not matter to me what it is called, for it is effectual.Dion Fortune Artists And Life Sayings By Dion Fortune: The Door Without a Key is the Door of Dreams; it is the door by
The experience of that night, coming so overwhelmingly to a man so dead, almost rent me in pieces. It was the same feeling that artists know when we, rarely, achieve truth in our work; the feeling of union with some great force, of purpose and security, of being glad that we have lived. For the first time I felt the pull of race and blood and kindred, and felt beating within me things that had not begun with me. It was as if the earth under my feet had grasped and rooted me, and were pouring its essence into me. I sat there until the dawn of morning, and all night long my life seemed to be pouring out of me and running into the ground.
from the short story The Namesake
Willa Cather Artists And Life Sayings By Willa Cather: The experience of that night, coming so overwhelmingly to a man so dead, almost rent
I look at the Samurai because they were the artists of their time. What I think struck me when I read Bushido is compassion. 'If there's no one there to help, go out and find someone to help.' That hit me, because I try to lead my life like that.Tom Cruise Artists And Life Sayings By Tom Cruise: I look at the Samurai because they were the artists of their time. What I
Visual and performing artists produce art that lives in the present world. The art of the writer exists in another dimension. Through strings of words and phrases writers inspire their readers to imagine, to conjure images, to suspend disbelief, to enter a world visible only in their minds. It is in that unseen world where the art of the writer lives.Mindie Burgoyne Artists And Life Sayings By Mindie Burgoyne: Visual and performing artists produce art that lives in the present world. The art of
But the great artists like Michelangelo and Blake and Tolstoi
like Christ whom Blake called an artist because he had one of the most creative imaginations that ever was on earth
do not want security, egoistic or materialistic. Why, it never occurs to them. "Be not anxious for the morrow," and "which of you being anxious can add one cubit to his stature?"
So they dare to be idle, i.e. not to be pressed and duty-driven all the time. They dare to love people even when they are very bad, and they dare not to try and dominate others to show them what they must do for their own good.
Brenda Ueland Artists And Life Sayings By Brenda Ueland: But the great artists like Michelangelo and Blake and Tolstoilike Christ whom Blake called an
Britney ends by saying, after scenes of throngs of paparazzi surrounding her car, after tearful interviews and tearless ones, after impersonations of her father and make-up artists, after she says she's not a victim of her success and tries to stay positive and hates being placed in categories, after she dances her fucking ass off to get back what she had, after she explains that she married K-Fed because she liked the idea of it (a revelation that socked me in the chest and made my dating life flash before my eyes), and after she says that "people shave their heads all the time"; after all that, she leaves me with this: "I go through life like a karate kid.Elissa Washuta Artists And Life Sayings By Elissa Washuta: Britney ends by saying, after scenes of throngs of paparazzi surrounding her car, after tearful
I do believe everyone on this earth is an artist - some people more than others. But I do believe we are all artists in a certain way. We all have unique abilities. There are people who are meant to make it their life, and that is a different kind of person who would choose to be on that path.Melora Hardin Artists And Life Sayings By Melora Hardin: I do believe everyone on this earth is an artist - some people more than
I was lucky to live in New York when it was dangerous and edgy and cheap enough to play host to young, penniless artists. That was the era of "coffee shops" as they were defined in New York - cheap restaurants open round the clock where you could eat for less than it would cost to cook at home. That was the era of ripped jeans and dirty T-shirts, when the kind of people who are impressed by material signs of success were not the people you wanted to know.Edmund White Artists And Life Sayings By Edmund White: I was lucky to live in New York when it was dangerous and edgy and
Our works in stone, in paint, in print, are spared, some of them, for a few decades or a millennium or two, but everything must finally fall in war, or wear away into the ultimate and universal ash - the triumphs, the frauds, the treasures and the fakes. A fact of life: we're going to die. "Be of good heart," cry the dead artists out of the living past. "Our songs will all be silenced, but what of it? Go on singing." Maybe a man's name doesn't matter all that much.Orson Welles Artists And Life Sayings By Orson Welles: Our works in stone, in paint, in print, are spared, some of them, for a
I have been surrounded by artists and paintings throughout my life. My father Ted Dyer is an artist, and from a very early age I have spent time painting and drawing.John Dyer Artists And Life Sayings By John Dyer: I have been surrounded by artists and paintings throughout my life. My father Ted Dyer
I am not afraid to die because I know heaven is a place of artists, musicians and poetsRassool Jibraeel Snyman Artists And Life Sayings By Rassool Jibraeel Snyman: I am not afraid to die because I know heaven is a place of artists,
A world turned into a stereotype, a society converted into a regiment, a life translated into a routine, make it difficult for either art or artists to survive. Crush individuality in society and you crush art as well. Nourish the conditions of a free life and you nourish the arts, too.Franklin D. Roosevelt Artists And Life Sayings By Franklin D. Roosevelt: A world turned into a stereotype, a society converted into a regiment, a life translated
I realised the bohemian life was not for me. I would look around at my friends, living like starving artists, and wonder, 'Where's the art?' They weren't doing anything. And there was so much interesting stuff to do, so much fun to be had ... maybe I could even quit renting.P. J. O'Rourke Artists And Life Sayings By P. J. O'Rourke: I realised the bohemian life was not for me. I would look around at my
There has to be something other than keeping busy that gives human life value, because our society so often functions as if 'productivity' and/or 'usefulness' are the measures of human value, and - particularly for artists - this is deeply problematic. We shouldn't given in.Tasha Golden Artists And Life Sayings By Tasha Golden: There has to be something other than keeping busy that gives human life value, because
How is it that artists keep their powers of perception even in the days when life darkens? he asked himself. Thinking about it and taking as his model Grandfather, an artist in religion who had given to its study the devotion and the hours of discipline that a violinist devotes to his instrument, he thought that their perception was born of the faculty of wonder, deepening to meditation and to penetrating sight and so strong that it could last out a lifetime. Grandfather wondered, all day and every day, at the wisdom of God and the beauty of the world, and Ferranti had wondered at the waste and pain and frustration of life.Elizabeth Goudge Artists And Life Sayings By Elizabeth Goudge: How is it that artists keep their powers of perception even in the days when
I want to talk to the bullied kids of the world. Tell them to hang on, it will get better. Know that an 'Iron Chef,' actors, musicians, artists and all successful people have probably been bullied in their life. And the best part of your life is yet to come. Whatever it takes to live, do it!Cat Cora Artists And Life Sayings By Cat Cora: I want to talk to the bullied kids of the world. Tell them to hang
In fact I wonder if I should bend my own rules a little and for the sake of writing a good song it doesn't have to been so autobiographical, but that's a stupid rule to live by as some of my favourite artists' songs, they have a song that you think is about their life [which] probably even isn't, but it's a great song.The Rocket Summer Artists And Life Sayings By The Rocket Summer: In fact I wonder if I should bend my own rules a little and for
There are places in the world where real life is still happening, far away from here, in a pre-Hitler Europe, where hundreds of lights are lit every evening, ladies and gentlemen gather to drink coffee with cream in oak-panelled rooms, or sit comfortably in splendid coffee-houses under gilt chandeliers, stroll arm in arm to the opera or the ballet, observe from close-up the lives of great artists, passionate love affairs, broken hearts, the painter's girlfriend falling in love with his best friend the composer, and going out at midnight bareheaded in the rain to stand alone on the ancient bridge whose reflection trembles in the river. *Amos Oz Artists And Life Sayings By Amos Oz: There are places in the world where real life is still happening, far away from
Trauma and pain are the foundations of art. I believe that. When tragedy strikes, however, a muralist or a watercolorist has the opportunity to be a human being in the moment and an artist afterward. Faced with the death of a loved one, a sculptor or portraitist can first grieve, suffer, and heal--then create. Most artists go through life this way. They can react normally to the trials and tribulations of the human experience. They can pass through the world with compassion and comradeship. They can make their art later. Outside, elsewhere, beyond. But photography is immediate. It does not offer the luxury of time. Faced with blood, death, or transformation, a photographer has no choice but to reach for the camera. An artist first, a human being afterward. Photography is a neutral record of all events, a chronicle of things both sublime and terrible. By necessity, this work is made without emotion, without connection, without love.Abby Geni Artists And Life Sayings By Abby Geni: Trauma and pain are the foundations of art. I believe that. When tragedy strikes, however,
If you are really bored with life, just meet a decent magician and have a close up magic show, he will restore inspiration in your life.Amit Kalantri Artists And Life Sayings By Amit Kalantri: If you are really bored with life, just meet a decent magician and have a
There are those whose own vulgar normality is so apparent and stultifying that they strive to escape it. They affect flamboyant behavior and claim originality according to the fashionable eccentricities of their time. They claim brains or talent or indifference to mores in desperate attempts to deny their own mediocrity. These are frequently artists and performers, adventurers and wide-life devotees.
Then there are those who feel their own strangeness and are terrified by it. They struggle toward normalcy. They suffer to exactly that degree that they are unable to appear normal to others, or to convince themselves that their aberration does not exist. These are true freaks, who appear, almost always, conventional and dull.
Katherine Dunn Artists And Life Sayings By Katherine Dunn: There are those whose own vulgar normality is so apparent and stultifying that they strive
If I were still stupider than I am, I should think myself at the apex of my career; yet I know how much I still lack, to reach perfection; I see it the more clearly now that I live only among first-rank artists and know what each one of them lacks.Frederic Chopin Artists And Life Sayings By Frederic Chopin: If I were still stupider than I am, I should think myself at the apex
Art stands in opposition to all the bad things that happen in life, which is where physicians stand. That's what doctors do-affirm life. And that's what artists do.Eric Avery Artists And Life Sayings By Eric Avery: Art stands in opposition to all the bad things that happen in life, which is
If you want to live your life in a creative way, as an artist, you have to not look back too much. You have to be willing to take whatever you've done and whoever you were and throw them away. The more the outside world tries to reinforce an image of you, the harder it is to continue to be an artist, which is why a lot of times, artists have to say, "Bye. I have to go. I'm going crazy and I'm getting out of here." And they go and hibernate somewhere. Maybe later they re-emerge a little differently. (Steve Jobs)Walter Isaacson Artists And Life Sayings By Walter Isaacson: If you want to live your life in a creative way, as an artist, you
For me, being transparent about every aspect of my life is what makes my music relatable and how I'm able to be an individual amongst the mass amounts of other artists.Macklemore Artists And Life Sayings By Macklemore: For me, being transparent about every aspect of my life is what makes my music
It is the poet and philosopher who provide the community of objectives in which the artist participates. Their chief preoccupation, like the artist, is the expression in concrete form of their notions of reality. Like him, they deal with the verities of time and space, life and death, and the heights of exaltation as well as the depths of despair. The preoccupation with these eternal problems creates a common ground which transcends the disparity in the means used to achieve them.Mark Rothko Artists And Life Sayings By Mark Rothko: It is the poet and philosopher who provide the community of objectives in which the
I know there are a lot of musicians and a lot of artists, and there are a lot of writers and other people who inspire young people, but I'd like to see somebody in political life be able to connect and make these choices that we need to make in Washington real in terms of people's lives.John F. Kerry Artists And Life Sayings By John F. Kerry: I know there are a lot of musicians and a lot of artists, and there
Artists no longer starve in garrets. Some people may think this is not wholly a good thing, that being an artist has become too comfortable, at least in the West. I'm not sure I agree. It's a mark of civilization to encourage the arts and the life of the mind.J.M. Coetzee Artists And Life Sayings By J.M. Coetzee: Artists no longer starve in garrets. Some people may think this is not wholly a
How do I define art? A work of art is not an object of monetary value; it is a timid attempt by man to recreate the miracle of which every young woman is capable: to produce life from nothing. Hence, only women and artists have respect for life, and the segment of the so-called "society" that denies women the right to vote and therefore to participate, and denies artists the right to exist, does not really care for life. It oppresses humanity,and it has, directly or indirectly, a vested interest in wars.Oskar Kokoschka Artists And Life Sayings By Oskar Kokoschka: How do I define art? A work of art is not an object of monetary
All I tell artists is, 'Do what you love. Never let anybody talk you into changing what your musical idea is just to try to get a hit, because you're chasing your tail that way. It's not going to happen, and if you're successful, you have to do it the rest of your life. Stay true to it and do it for the sake of the art.'Gloria Estefan Artists And Life Sayings By Gloria Estefan: All I tell artists is, 'Do what you love. Never let anybody talk you into
I think all artists are only interested in a couple of themes, really. I'm primarily interested in change and connection as being this restorative force. I write about them because that's what I think about in my own life.Lauren Oliver Artists And Life Sayings By Lauren Oliver: I think all artists are only interested in a couple of themes, really. I'm primarily
I want to be able to say, 'you think you're odd, I'm even odder and I made it - you can too!' I want to direct, do more with 'The Dance Scene,' sign artists and just provide opportunities. I'm just getting started and having the time of my life!Laurieann Gibson Artists And Life Sayings By Laurieann Gibson: I want to be able to say, 'you think you're odd, I'm even odder and
Now, you might think that because there are more poets than ever, there might be more opportunities for poets than ever. And you'd be correct. If your fondest wish is to become the next totally obscure minor poet on the block, well, you're probably already successful at that. This literary landscape has proven itself infinitely capable of absorbing countless interchangeable artists, all doing roughly the same thing in relative anonymity: just happily plucking away until death at the grindstone, making no great cultural headway, bouncing poems off their friends and an audience of about 40 people. A totally fine little life for an artist, to be sure. No grand expectations from the world to sit up and listen. One can live out one's days quite satisfied to create something enjoyed by a genial cult. But that's not why any of us are here tonight. We're here to conquer American Poetry and suck it dry of all glory and juice.Jim Behrle Artists And Life Sayings By Jim Behrle: Now, you might think that because there are more poets than ever, there might be
Creativity is the brain's invisible muscle -- that when used and excercised routinely -- becomes better and stronger.Ashley Ormon Artists And Life Sayings By Ashley Ormon: Creativity is the brain's invisible muscle -- that when used and excercised routinely -- becomes
If we are to love our neighbors, before doing anything else we must see our neighbors. With our imagination as well as our eyes, that is to say like artists, we must see not just their faces but the life behind and within their faces. Here it is love that is the frame we see them in.Frederick Buechner Artists And Life Sayings By Frederick Buechner: If we are to love our neighbors, before doing anything else we must see our
Venice, it's temples and palaces did seem like fabrics of enchantment piled to heaven.Percy Bysshe Shelley Artists And Life Sayings By Percy Bysshe Shelley: Venice, it's temples and palaces did seem like fabrics of enchantment piled to heaven.
I was really inspired by these larger-than-life female artists like Lee Bontecou and Eva Hesse and Yvonne Rainier and the incredible Lynda Benglis. There were many women who were really driven and became successful, who were part of essential paradigm shifts, despite the fact that the art world was still dominated by men.Rachel Kushner Artists And Life Sayings By Rachel Kushner: I was really inspired by these larger-than-life female artists like Lee Bontecou and Eva Hesse
If I see a great performance on television, onstage, in the movies, I go to work the next day with a renewed energy and less fear. These great artists take me out of my life and make me want to go there.Elaine Stritch Artists And Life Sayings By Elaine Stritch: If I see a great performance on television, onstage, in the movies, I go to
I inhale slowly, soaking it all in. I step forward and backward, my neck twisting and turning, memorizing every corner. I feel an instant connection to this place. Something about being here grabs me and infatuates me. I begin taking mental pictures of the narrow alleys decorated with rows of artists and vendors. I start imagining myself dining at the sidewalk cafes, sitting there with Chad during the summer, spring, winter, and fall. I get this strong desire to take off my shoes and walk barefooted on the cobblestones as if I have found my new home.Corey M.P. Artists And Life Sayings By Corey M.P.: I inhale slowly, soaking it all in. I step forward and backward, my neck twisting
I've got a peculiar weakness for criminals and artists. Neither takes life as it is. Any tragic story has to be in conflict with things as they are.Stanley Kubrick Artists And Life Sayings By Stanley Kubrick: I've got a peculiar weakness for criminals and artists. Neither takes life as it is.
I've just always been that kid that was like, "Look at me! Look at me!," and doing performances and skits. I'm also, as most artists are, a very sensitive person, so I need that outlet to release that. Art needs to be in my life, otherwise I can't function as a human being. I heard Madonna say, "Live it, breathe it, eat it." That's how I am with the artistic part of myself.Tinsel Korey Artists And Life Sayings By Tinsel Korey: I've just always been that kid that was like, "Look at me! Look at me!,"
These artists pay little attention to an encircling present that bears no direct relation to the world of work in which they live, and they therefore see in it nothing more than an indifferent framework for life, either more or less favorable to production.Thomas Mann Artists And Life Sayings By Thomas Mann: These artists pay little attention to an encircling present that bears no direct relation to
As I've picked up more responsibilities in life, I've found nearly every one of those extra burdens drains me in a way that makes writing more difficult. That may not be the case for everyone - I know plenty of writers and artists who seem to have energy in abundance for all the facets of life; but are they producing anything worthwhile?Kevin Keck Artists And Life Sayings By Kevin Keck: As I've picked up more responsibilities in life, I've found nearly every one of those
Not all are called to be artists in the specific sense of the term. Yet, as Genesis has it, all men and women are entrusted with the task of crafting their own life: in a certain sense, they are to make of it a work of art, a masterpiece.Pope John Paul II Artists And Life Sayings By Pope John Paul II: Not all are called to be artists in the specific sense of the term. Yet,
What strikes me is the fact that in our society, art has become something which is related only to objects and not to individuals, or to life. That art is something which is specialized or which is done by experts who are artists. But couldn't everyone's life become a work of art? Why should the lamp or the house be an art object, but not our life?Michel Foucault Artists And Life Sayings By Michel Foucault: What strikes me is the fact that in our society, art has become something which
Artists are nearest God. Into their souls he breathes his life, and from their hands it comes in fair, articulate forms to bless the world.J.G. Holland Artists And Life Sayings By J.G. Holland: Artists are nearest God. Into their souls he breathes his life, and from their hands
I'm just more attracted to actors. I like their choice to be artists - that's ballsy. And a guy who has such access to his emotional life is sexy. Or maybe because lots of the actors I know are so broken. I don't think I'm compatible with anybody I've dated. Maybe I'm so attracted to actors because I'm not ready for the 'settled down' thing yet.Amanda Seyfried Artists And Life Sayings By Amanda Seyfried: I'm just more attracted to actors. I like their choice to be artists - that's
MTV has always given artists a platform to get their stories and music out to their fans and this series reveals the unknown side of T.I.-one of the world's greatest artists at the most precarious time in his life.T.I. Artists And Life Sayings By T.I.: MTV has always given artists a platform to get their stories and music out to
Through artists mankind becomes an individual, in that they unite the past and the future in the present. They are the higher organ of the soul, where the life spirits of entire external mankind meet and in which inner mankind first acts.Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel Artists And Life Sayings By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel: Through artists mankind becomes an individual, in that they unite the past and the future
In this world, this life, "flow" [the times when our work or play so absorbs and attunes our energies that we lose track of time] comes to an end. The canvas is dry, the fugue is complete, the band plays the tag one more time and then resolves on the final chord. And, too, the book is finished, the service is over, the lights go up in the darkened theater and we emerge blinking into the bright lights of the "real world." But what if the timeless, creative world we had glimpsed is really the real world -- and it is precisely its reality that gave it such power to captivate us for a while? What if our ultimate destiny is that moment of enjoyment and engagement we glimpse in the artist's studio?Andy Crouch Artists And Life Sayings By Andy Crouch: In this world, this life, "flow" [the times when our work or play so absorbs
I'd prefer to invite the artists simply to work and have fun with Guatemalan artists. To share missions of life. Maybe that is more important than seeing an exhibition.Luis Gonzalez Artists And Life Sayings By Luis Gonzalez: I'd prefer to invite the artists simply to work and have fun with Guatemalan artists.
Taffy bounds up to him and gives him a sloppy, drunken hug. "Oh my God, I knew your art would be awesome!" she gushes.
Bitch. How dare she intrude on our private moment!
Kitsy Clare Artists And Life Sayings By Kitsy Clare: Taffy bounds up to him and gives him a sloppy, drunken hug. "Oh my God,