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Artists are, above all, men who want to become inhuman.
Arts and Artists
Guillaume Apollinaire

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Memory is the greatest of artists, and effaces from your mind what is unnecessary.
Memory
Maurice Baring

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Competitions are for horse, not artist.
Competition
Bela Bartok

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To find a form that accommodates the mess, that is the task of the artist now.
Chaos
Samuel Beckett

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No one should drive a hard bargain with an artist.
Arts and Artists
Ludwig Van Beethoven

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The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person.
Arts and Artists
Professor Blackie

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The great artist is a slave to his ideals.
Arts and Artists
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Inscribe all human effort with one word, artistry's haunting curse, the Incomplete!
Effort
Robert Browning

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The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Sculptures
Michelangelo Buonarroti

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Artistic temperament is the disease that afflicts amateurs.
Temperament
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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The man who throws a bomb is an artist, because he prefers a great moment to everything.
Terrorism
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.
Imitation
Jean Cocteau

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One must be a living man and a posthumous artist.
Arts and Artists
Jean Cocteau

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The artist is a member of the leisured classes who cannot pay for his leisure.
Arts and Artists
Cyril Connolly

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Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
Arts and Artists
Eugene Delacroix

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The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
Perfection
Eugene Delacroix

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Everyone loathes his own country and countrymen if he is any sort of artist.
Patriotism
Lawrence Durrell

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The defining function of the artist is to cherish consciousness.
Arts and Artists
Max Eastman

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The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality.
Arts and Artists
T. S. Eliot

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Every artist writes his own autobiography.
Arts and Artists
Havelock Ellis

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Artists must be sacrificed to their art.
Arts and Artists
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Every artist was first an amateur.
Arts and Artists
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Great artists suffer for the people.
Suffering
Marvin Gaye

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The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic that to love others.
Love
Vincent Van Gogh

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The only legitimate artists in England are the architects.
Architecture
Benjamin Haydon

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun