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1. "They have perfected the art of giving us just enough freedom; just enough that when we are ready to snap, a little bone is offered and we roll over, belly up, comfortable and placated like a dog."
Author: Ally Condie
2. "In the art of magic be quick of sleight and slow of climax."
Author: Amit Kalantri
3. "No matter how huge your loss, as long as you remain engaged with your life, the best days of your life may still be ahead of you.Don't misunderstand me: the pain of your loss will remain with you for the rest of your life. But great joy will be there right beside it.Deep sorrow and deep joy can exist within you, side by side. At every moment. And it's not confusing. And it's not a conflict."
Author: Augusten Burroughs
4. "When it came to the stylish and graceful art of ballroom dancing, my dad was a king of the clubs, a prowling tiger and a wonderfully natural mover."
Author: Bruno Tonioli
5. "If art has a purpose, it is to interpret life, reproduce it in fresh visions."
Author: Catherine Drinker Bowen
6. "Too often, it is only love that makes us engaged enough, alert enough, alive enough to see"
Author: Cristina Nehring
7. "Art cannot be modern. Art is primordially eternal."
Author: Egon Schiele
8. "I get it now. Why Noah put that art room together for Allie. It wasn't because he was a vagina; it was because he didn't have a choice. She was it for him. No matter what he did, there was never gonna be anyone but her. So all he could do was set up the room and hope to God that one day she'd show up to use it. And that pretty much sums up exactly how I feel about you. So I did this—" I gesture around the room "—because I want you in my life, Kate. Permanently."
Author: Emma Chase
9. "His father cultivated art and self-realisation; his mother went in for simplicity and hygiene. Hence the child, during his tenderer years, was wholly unacquainted with any drink between the extremes of absinth and cocoa, of both of which he had a healthy dislike."
Author: G.K. Chesterton
10. "As Mayor, I will fully support my Arts Commission and its professional selection committees so that they can commission a full range of public art that is daring and, when appropriate, daringly traditional."
Author: Gavin Newsom
11. "The morality of art consists, for everyone, in the side that flatters its own interests. People do not like literature."
Author: Gustave Flaubert
12. "As a consumer, I don't create art, but I think whatever the message is, art has to touch you."
Author: Ha Joon Chang
13. "When movies first came out, maybe they were in black and white and there wasn't any sound and people were saying the theater is still the place to be. But now movies and theater have found their own place in the world. They are each legitimate art forms."
Author: Hans Zimmer
14. "The art of chess is akin to the art of war itself; full of strategy and cunning, yet clever placements."
Author: Jennifer Megan Varnadore
15. "I think I was interested in history without knowing it and that became very clear when I arrived in France. Everything that I was really interested in was there, but I knew nothing, no education, no art education, no education beyond high school. It was extremely overwhelming and it still is."
Author: John Howe
16. "The way the school was structured, if you were doing sciences, they didn't consider that you would ever do art, so the classes conflicted. So I did all the science subjects, mathematics 1 and 2, and physics and chemistry, but it conflicted with the art class. I had to do art by myself, basically, after school because I couldn't get it coordinated."
Author: Jonathan LaPaglia
17. "Frank Capra, Hollywood's Horatio Alger, lights with more cinematic know-how and zeal than any other director to convince movie audiences that American life is exactly like the 'Saturday Evening Post' covers of Norman Rockwell. 'It's A Wonderful Life,' the latest example of Capracorn, shows his art at a hysterical pitch."
Author: Manny Farber
18. "The orbit of human vision has widened and art has annexed fresh territories that were formerly denied to it."
Author: Max Bill
19. "I like religion and art because they know they are servants to life; I hate science and philosophy because they think they are its masters."
Author: Raheel Farooq
20. "The figures looked more or less human. And they were engaged in religion. You could tell by the knives (it's not murder if you do it for a god)."
Author: Terry Pratchett
21. "Royal summoned mourners. They came from the village, from the neighboring hills and, wailing like dogs at midnight, laid siege to the house. Old women beat their heads against the walls, moaning men prostrated themselves: it was the art of sorrow, and those who best mimicked grief were much admired. After the funeral everyone went away, satisfied that they'd done a good job."
Author: Truman Capote
22. "I think most art comes out of poverty and hard times."
Author: Willie Nelson

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