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Artist Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Artist.

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place:
from the sky,
from the earth, from a scrap of paper,
from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
- Pablo Picasso

I love power.
But it is as an artist that I love it.
I love it as a musician loves his violin,
to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty,
you know you're an artist.
- David Hockney

 

An artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs.
- Edgard Varese

I think an artist's responsibility is more complex than people realize.
- Jodie Foster

The writer, when he is also an artist,
is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal.
- Elia Kazan

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

To an engineer, good enough means perfect.
With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect.
- Alexander Calder

An artist is always alone - if he is an artist.
No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
- Henry Miller

I don't think there's any artist of any value who doesn't
doubt what they're doing.
- Francis Ford Coppola

I've been called many names like perfectionist,
difficult and obsessive.
I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the
details for any artist to be good.
- Barbra Streisand

The artist in me cries out for design.
- Robert Frost

An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
- George Santayana

Mournful and yet grand is the destiny of the artist.
- Franz Liszt

That's the motivation of an artist -
to seek attention of some kind.
- James Taylor

The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
- Eugene Delacroix

A group or an artist shouldn't get his money until his boss gets his.
- Bobby Darin

The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist.
- Novalis

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
- Andy Warhol

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.
- Charles Horton Cooley

Every artist writes his own autobiography.
- Henry Ellis

To send light into the darkness of men's hearts -
such is the duty of the artist.
- Robert Schumann

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

The artist's world is limitless.
It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away.
It is always on his doorstep.
- Paul Strand

I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist,
but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
- Michael Palin

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
- James Whistler

Every production of an artist should be the expression
of an adventure of his soul.
- W. Somerset Maugham

An artist never really finishes his work,
he merely abandons it.
- Paul Valery

The house has to please everyone, contrary to the work of art which does not.
The work is a private matter for the artist.
The house is not.
- Adolf Loos

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

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul,
and paints his own nature into his pictures.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist.
I never think about money.
Beautiful things make money.
- Lord Acton

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

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

Every other artist begins with a blank canvas,
a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product.
- Edward Steichen

A great artist is always before his time or behind it.
- George Edward Moore

Well, as an artist, I think that Elvis's generosity
to me he always talked very highly about me,
he always spoke very highly about my work and singing and my writing.
- Jackie DeShannon

I don't care who's playing.
Even if it's my favorite artist, I'm probably not gonna go and see him.
- Etta James

To find a form that accommodates the mess,
that is the task of the artist now.
- Samuel Beckett

I discovered that it was a lonely world being a solo artist.
Then I started working with another solo artist,
Rod Stewart, and he used to tell me how lonely he was!
- Andy Taylor

The character of the artist doesn't enter into the nature of the art.
- Lucian Freud

I was a 10 million-plus selling artist.
- Toni Braxton

The concept that an artist would be revered by popular
culture is an immediate dismissal of his relevance as an artist.
- Thomas Kinkade

Once in his lifetime every artist feels the hand of
God and creates something that comes alive.
- Crane Wilbur

Sam Wood, the director, made most of his money as a real estate agent;
there was nothing of the temperamental artist about him.
- Gloria Swanson

I've always seen myself as sort of this funky,
eclectic artist.
- Suzy Bogguss

I started crying, because there's nothing like hearing
that the artist who originally did the song likes your version.
- Kelly Rowland

The artist writes, paints, sings or dances the burden
of some idea or feeling off his mind.
- Max Nordau

The artist never entirely knows.
We guess.
We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark.
- Agnes de Mille

An artist must be a reactionary.
He has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along.
- Andre Maurois

But I'm not an artist.
Maybe an artist with a small a. - John Galliano

The copyright bargain: a balance between protection
for the artist and rights for the consumer.
- Robin Gross

The position of the artist if humble.
He is essentially a channel.
- Piet Mondrian

How can anybody learn anything from an artwork when
the piece of art only reflects the vanity of the artist and not reality?
- Lou Reed

The man of science, the artist, the philosopher are
attached to their nations as much as the day-laborer and the merchant.
- Julien Benda

A revised schedule is to business what a new season
is to an athlete or a new canvas to an artist.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

Within two weeks of working with her,
I realized how good she was for the role because she
was absolutely with it and she has got terrific instincts,
I think, as an artist, too.
- Albert Finney

As an artist, program directors always want to put you in a little box.
- Angie Stone

On the first season of our show, I commissioned a Native
American artist to make up,
'cause I'm known for the tomahawk, besides the hair
and the leather outfit and the whole thing.
- Joe Lando

I see myself as an artist who happens to do cartoons.
- Pat Oliphant

Any man who does not have his inner world to translate is not an artist.
- Theophile Gautier

The higher the artist, the fewer the gestures.
The fewer the tools, the greater the imagination.
The greater the will, the greater the secret failure.
- Ben Okri

Yeah, the industry has always been both the enemy and
the best friend of the artist.
They need each other.
That's the bottom line.
- Chrissie Hynde

Being beautiful can be a curse, especially if you want
to be an artist and create.
- Juliette Lewis

It is frequently the tragedy of the great artist,
as it is of the great scientist, that he frightens the ordinary man.
- Loren Eiseley

I commissioned this artist to make these silver tomahawks by hand.
Larry Sellers, who plays Cloud Dancing on the show,
blessed and cleansed them and all.
- Joe Lando

That freedom that Picasso afforded himself,
to be an artist in a huge number of ways,
seems to be a huge psychological liberation.
- Anish Kapoor

I became paralyzed as an artist with writer's block.
- David Guterson

We are going to finish this picture just the way I want it...
because you cannot compromise an artist's vision.
- Ed Wood

The immature artist imitates.
Mature artists steal.
- Lionel Trilling


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