• Movies are extremely imitative of one another. Whatever works, people will try to do it.
    ~ Octavia Estelle Butler
  • It's an artist's duty to reflect the times in which we live.
    It's an artist's duty to reflect the times in which we live.
    ~ Nina Simone
  • I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.
    ~ Vincent van Gogh
  • To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature.
    To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature.
    ~ Auguste Rodin
  • My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than to continue living for art.
    ~ Clara Schumann
  • Art is the proper task of life.
    Art is the proper task of life.
    ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Art is pattern informed by sensibility.
    ~ Herbert Read
  • Art is the daughter of freedom.
    Art is the daughter of freedom.
    ~ Friedrich Schiller
  • The arts are a celebration of life.
    The arts are a celebration of life.
    ~ Michael Douglas
  • The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.
    The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.
    ~ Rumi