• Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
    ~ Pablo Picasso
  • Every child is an artist; the problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
    ~ Pablo Picasso
  • Morality, like art, consists in drawing a line somewhere.
    ~ G. K. Chesterton
  • If art, all art, is concerned with truth, then a society in denial will not find much in use for it.
    ~ Jeanette Winterson
  • Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.
    Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.
    ~ Pablo Picasso
  • Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out.
    ~ Martin Scorsese
  • I'm glad I finally took my dad's and mom's advice and got into it.
    ~ Jeff Bridges, on acting
  • The red carpet feels like a war zone, except you cannot fly or fight; you just have to stand there and take it.
    ~ Lupita Nyong'o, on awards season
  • Artists are people driven by the tension between the desire to communicate and the desire to hide.
    Artists are people driven by the tension between the desire to communicate and the desire to hide.
    ~ D. W. Winnicott
  • The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
    The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
    ~ Jane Austen
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