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1. "In a world where education is predominantly verbal, highly educated people find it all but impossible to pay serious attention to anything but words and notions. There is always money for, there are always doctrines in, the learned foolery of research into what, for scholars, is the all-important problem: Who influenced whom to say what when? Even in this age of technology the verbal humanities are honoured. The non-verbal humanities, the arts of being directly aware of the given facts of our existence, are almost completely ignored."
Author: Aldous Huxley
2. "I play drums and guitar, I snowboard, I do martial arts and acrobatics. I go to the movies every Friday."
Author: Cameron Monaghan
3. "The arts are an even better barometer of what is happening in our world than the stock market or the debates in congress."
Author: Hendrik Willem Van Loon
4. "Jackie Chan is a very good comedy/martial arts star. He does one kind of martial arts that Jet Li doesn't know how to do and Jet Li does a martial art that Jackie Chan doesn't know how to do. You can both go to two Chinese restaurants, but both can have different kinds of food."
Author: Jet Li
5. "Our culture is more shaped by the arts and humanities than it often is by politics."
Author: Jim Leach
6. "The arts and humanities are vastly more important in troubled times."
Author: Jim Leach
7. "Remember, the early '60s in London was something - which must have been like Berlin in the '30s when the arts flourished. You didn't have the differences in class, and so on."
Author: Ken Adam
8. "I'm on the New York State Council for the Arts now, and every so often some other member talks about sending notices to college English departments about some literary opportunity, and I say, "Send them to the chemistry departments, send them to the zoology departments, send them to the anthropology departments and the astronomy departments and physics departments, and all the medical and law schools. That's where the writers are most likely to be."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
9. "For centuries, the arts and philanthropists have worked well together: look at the Tate family and the Courtaulds. If you've been fortunate enough to have some success in business, I think it's important to put something back."
Author: Lloyd Dorfman
10. "The liberal arts are the arts of communication and thinking. ‘They are the arts indispensable to further learning, for they are the arts of reading, writing, speaking, listening, figuring,"
Author: Oliver DeMille
11. "The writer's role is to menace the public's conscience. He must have a position, a point of view. He must see the arts as a vehicle of social criticism and he must focus on the issues of his time."
Author: Rod Serling
12. "I don't know about liberal bias, but people of a liberal mentality are probably attracted in greater numbers to the arts than people of a conservative mentality."
Author: Sydney Pollack

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