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1. "Let us practice the fine art of making every work a priestly ministration. Let us believe that God is in all our simple deeds and learn to find Him there."
Author: A.W. Tozer
2. "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."
Author: Beverly Sills
3. "Observe that it is a great error to believe that all mediums of art are not closely tied to their time."
Author: Camille Pissarro
4. "I'd like to work on putting art programs back in schools."
Author: Chaka Khan
5. "I used to be a photographer - and now I'm some kind of digital photographic artist."
Author: Chris Jordan
6. "Mighty is geometry joined with art resistless."
Author: Euripides
7. "Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even the most rigorous study of an art originally intended to make glad the heart of man. Gravity, a mysterious carriage of the body to conceal the defects of the mind."
Author: Ezra Pound
8. "I do think all art is autobiographical, and I do think I know quite a bit about women. I don't know anything about men."
Author: Gloria Vanderbilt
9. "...Paranoid art, unlike paranoid persons, also distrusts itself. And so, paranoid art is the ultimate opposite, the urgent opposite, of complacent art."
Author: Jonathan Lethem
10. "He wanted, in short, a work of art both for what it was in itself and for what it allowed him to bestow on it; he wanted to go along with it and on it, as if supported by a friend or carried by a vehicle, into a sphere where sublimated sensations would arouse within him an unexpected commotion, the causes of which he would strive to patiently and even vainly to analyse."
Author: Joris Karl Huysmans
11. "If Americans thought music and art belonged together, they wouldn't have the Grammys."
Author: Kristin Hersh
12. "The power of fiction is that it gives us, as readers, the opportunity to move inside another human being, to look out through that person's eyes, hear with her ears, think with his thoughts, feel with her feelings. It is the only form of art which can accomplish that feat so deeply, so completely. And thus it is the perfect bridge for helping us coming to know the other - the other inside as well as outside ourselves. (x)"
Author: Marion Dane Bauer
13. "I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange."
Author: Nick Cave
14. "It's disappointing to see films become pure entertainment, so that it's not an art form."
Author: Richard Linklater
15. "All of the significant art of today stems from Conceptual art. This includes the art of installation, political, feminist and socially directed art."
Author: Sol LeWitt
16. "A key to my thinking has always been the almost fanatical belief that what I was engaged in was a literary art form. That belief was compounded out of ego and necessity, I guess, a combination of the two."
Author: Will Eisner
17. "When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes,I all alone beweep my outcast state And trouble deaf heaven with my bootless criesAnd look upon myself and curse my fate, Wishing me like to one more rich in hope, Featured like him, like him with friends possess'd,Desiring this man's art and that man's scope, With what I most enjoy contented least; Yet in these thoughts myself almost despising,Haply I think on thee, and then my state, Like to the lark at break of day arising From sullen earth, sings hymns at heaven's gate;For thy sweet love remember'd such wealth bringsThat then I scorn to change my state with kings."
Author: William Shakespeare

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