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Ned Rorem Quotes

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Art means to dare - and to have been right.
- Ned Rorem

Humor is the ability to see three sides to one coin.
- Ned Rorem

Inspiration could be called inhaling the memory of
an act never experienced.
- Ned Rorem

Arguably, no artist grows up: If he sheds the perceptions of childhood,
he ceases being an artist.
- Ned Rorem

 

The hardest of all the arts to speak of is music,
because music has no meaning to speak of.
- Ned Rorem

Divine fires do not blaze each day, but an artist functions
in their afterglow hoping for their recurrence.
- Ned Rorem

Art is the stored honey of the human soul,
gathered on wings of misery and travail.
- Theodore Dreiser

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What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
- John Updike

No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.
- Theodore Bikel

Art doesn't transform.
It just plain forms.
- Roy Lichtenstein

Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.
- Jean Rostand

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.
- Twyla Tharp

Great art picks up where nature ends.
- Marc Chagall

Art ought never to be considered except in its relations with its ideal beauty.
- Alfred de Vigny

Vitality is radiated from exceptional art and architecture.
- Arthur Erickson

Your life is the manifestation of your dream;
it is an art.
You can change your life anytime if
you aren't enjoying the dream.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Treat a work of art like a prince.
Let it speak to you first.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Wherever art appears, life disappears.
- Robert Motherwell

My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw,
the more of it I wanted to see.
- Paul Getty

When I think of art I think of beauty.
Beauty is the mystery of life.
It is not in the eye it is in the mind.
In our minds there is awareness of perfection.
- Agnes Martin

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next
to a God made object like a tree or flower.
If it clashes, it is not art.
- Paul Cezanne

People say conversation is a lost art;
how often I have wished it were.
- Edward R. Murrow

Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time.
Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things
which always become ugly with time.
- Jean Cocteau

The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.
- Salvador Dali

Art is subject to arbitrary fashion.
- Kary Mullis

Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living
forms and social intercourse.
- Francis Bacon

Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos.
- Stephen Sondheim

To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art;
men can only make us feel small in the wrong way.
- E. M. Forster

Of all lies, art is the least untrue.
- Gustave Flaubert

So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
- Alexander Pope

Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome.
No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
- Andre Gide

Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.
- Marshall McLuhan

Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself,
and dies of all others.
- Albert Camus

Art is either plagiarism or revolution.
- Paul Gauguin

Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Every human is an artist.
The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz

Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward
what is arcane and concealed.
- Khalil Gibran

Even a true artist does not always produce art.
- Carroll O'Connor

Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is
an invention of philosophers...
What we call art is a game.
- Octavio Paz

The more horrifying this world becomes,
the more art becomes abstract.
- Ellen Key

I cry out for order and find it only in art.
- Helen Hayes

Art consists of limitation.
The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Courage is the art of being the only one
who knows you're scared to death.
- Earl Wilson

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes.
Art is knowing which ones to keep.
- Scott Adams

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
- Thomas Merton

Art in Nature is rhythmic and has a horror of constraint.
- Robert Delaunay

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things,
but their inward significance.
- Aristotle

Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.
- Harry S. Truman

It is art that makes life, makes interest,
makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever
for the force and beauty of its process.
- Max Eastman

I like to pretend that my art has nothing to do with me.
- Roy Lichtenstein

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist,
and the less the artist does the better.
- Andre Gide

Drawing is the honesty of the art.
There is no possibility of cheating.
It is either good or bad.
- Salvador Dali

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
- Ambrose Bierce

The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.
- Theodor Adorno

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
- Dale Carnegie

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
- Jonathan Swift

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

When I make art, I think about its ability to connect with others,
to bring them into the process.
- Jim Hodges

The principle of art is to pause, not bypass.
- Jerzy Kosinski

The business of art is to reveal the relation between man and his environment.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language
that can transcend political or social boundaries.
- Jimmy Carter

A guilty conscience needs to confess.
A work of art is a confession.
- Albert Camus

The history of art is the history of revivals.
- Samuel Butler

My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than
to continue living for art.
- Clara Schumann

The perfection of art is to conceal art.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
- Pablo Picasso

Love isn't an emotion or an instinct - it's an art.
- Mae West

Besides the noble art of getting things done,
there is the noble art of leaving things undone.
The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
- Lin Yutang

Art is the desire of a man to express himself,
to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
- Amy Lowell

Art hurts.
Art urges voyages - and it is easier to stay at home.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

All art is autobiographical.
The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.
- Federico Fellini


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