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The Work Of Art Must Seize Upon You, Wrap You Up In Itself And Carry You Away. It Is The Means By Which The Artist Conveys His Passion. It Is The Current Which He Puts Forth Which Sweeps You Along In His Passion.
~ Auguste Renoi
The True Masters Of The Art Of Living Are Already Happy If They Are Not Unhappy.
~ Jean Anouilh
Those Only Are Happy Who Have Their Minds Fixed On Some Object Other Than Their Own Happiness: On The Happiness Of Others, On The Improvement Of Mankind, Even On Some Art Or Pursuit Followed Not As A Means, But As Itself An Ideal End. Aiming At Something Else, They Find Happiness By The Way.
~ John Stuart Mill
No Flower Of Art Ever Fully Blossomed Save It Was Nourished By Tears Of Agony.
~ Isadora Duncan, The Sensational Life of Isadora Duncan
The Great Art Of Giving Consists In This: The Gift Should Cost Very Little And Yet Be Greatly Coveted, So That It May Be The More Highly Appreciated.
~ Baltasar Gracian
Life Beats Down And Crushes The Soul And Art Reminds You That You Have One.
~ Stella Adle
If Debugging Is The Art Of Removing Bugs, Then Programming Must Be The Art Of Inserting Them.
~ Unknown
Conversation Is An Art In Which A Man Has All Mankind For Competitors.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Why Should I Buy Expensive Art When I Can Make My Own.
~ Piero Milani
Politics Is The Art Of The Possible. Originally, Die Politik Ist Die Lehre Von M? Glichen.
~ Otto von Bismarck
A Prince Should Therefore Have No Other Aim Or Thought, Nor Take Up Any Other Thing For His Study But War And It Organization And Discipline, For That Is The Only Art That Is Necessary To One Who Commands.
~ Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince
The Beautiful, Which Is Perhaps Inseparable From Art, Is Not After All Tied To The Subject, But To The Pictorial Representation. In This Way And In No Other Does Art Overcome The Ugly Without Avoiding It.
~ Paul Klee