• Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
    ~ Pablo Picasso
  • Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
    ~ Thomas Merton
  • Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
    ~ Pablo Picasso
  • Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them.
    ~ William Wordsworth
  • It's said in Hollywood that you should always forgive your enemies - because you never know when you'll have to work with them.
    ~ Lana Turner
  • What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art.
    What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art.
    ~ Augustus Homer Saint-Gaudens
  • If I had concentrated on just mass appeal, I would not have remained in the industry for more than 40 years.
    ~ Soumitra Chatterjee, veteran thespian, on his acting career
  • An artist never really finishes his work; he merely abandons it.
    ~ Paul Valery
  • Art is the only thing that can go on mattering once it has stopped hurting.
    ~ Elizabeth Bowen
  • All art is a kind of confession, more or less oblique.
    ~ James Arthur Baldwin