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Monday, 20 November 2017
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"Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth." (Proverb, Greek - Poverty and The Poor)

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A frenzied passion for art is a canker that devours everything else. - (Baudelaire, Charles - Arts and Artists)
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A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving. A good artist lets his intuition lead him wherever it wants. - (Lao-Tzu - Arts and Artists)
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A man paints with his brains and not with his hands. - (Michelangelo - Arts and Artists)
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A painting in a museum probably hears more foolish remarks than anything else in the world. - (Goncourt, Edmond and Jules De - Arts and Artists)
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A picture is a poem without words. - (Horace - Arts and Artists)
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A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment. - (Trilling, Lionel - Arts and Artists)
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A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind. - (Ionesco, Eugene - Arts and Artists)
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A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left. - (Proust, Marcel - Arts and Artists)
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Abstract Art: A product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. - (Capp, Al - Arts and Artists)
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Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century. - (Mcluhan, Marshall - Arts and Artists)
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All art is an imitation of nature. - (Seneca - Arts and Artists)
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All art is quite useless. - (Wilde, Oscar - Arts and Artists)
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All great art, and today all great artlessness, must appear extreme to the mass of men, as we know them today. It springs from the anguish of great souls. From the souls of men not formed, but deformed in factories whose inspiration is pelf. - (Trocchi, Alexander - Arts and Artists)
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An artist is a creature driven by demons. He doesn't know why they choose him and he's usually too busy to wonder why. - (Faulkner, William - Arts and Artists)
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An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situation. - (Conrad, Joseph - Arts and Artists)
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