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Ralph Waldo Emerson | Art Quotes
In the vaunted works of Art
The master stroke is Nature's part.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A masterpiece of art has in the mind a fixed place in the chain of being, as much as a plant or a crystal.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thou art to me a delicious torment.




Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Art is a jealous mistress.
Ralph Waldo Emerson | Art Quotes
Good-bye, proud world! Im going home:
Thou art not my friend, and Im not thine.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every genuine work of art has as much reason for being as the earth and the sun.
Thomas Jefferson
Let those flatter, who fear: it is not an American art.
Thomas Jefferson
The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest.
Camille Paglia
I cannot be convinced that great artists are moralists. Art is first appearances, then meaning.
Camille Paglia | Art Quotes
Art advances by self-mutilation of the artist.




Camille Paglia
Only utopian liberals could be surprised that the Nazis were art connoisseurs.
Camille Paglia
Capitalism is an art form.
Camille Paglia
Foucault, like David Letterman, made smirking glibness an art form.
Jack Thompson
No, you are not art. You are... a public nuisance. We're about to ban you. Hooah.
Friedrich Nietzsche | Art Quotes
Art is the supreme task and the truly metaphysical activity in this life
Anthony Burgess
All art preserves mysteries which aesthetic philosophers tackle in vain.
Anthony Burgess
Every grain of experience is food for the greedy growing soul of the artist.
Mignon McLaughlin
An artist is a socially unattractive person whom socially attractive people make money out of.
Oscar Wilde
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.


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