Quotes on art


Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hardworking, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them.

~ Lily Tomlin

Choice has always been a privilege of those who could afford to pay for it.

~ Ellen Frankfort

The savage bows down to idols of wood and stone the civilized man to idols of flesh and blood.

~ George Bernard Shaw

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

~ Johann von Goethe

On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done just as easily lying down.

~ Woody Allen

Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.

~ Woody Allen

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven played music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you wouldst live long, live well, for folly and wickedness shorten life.

~ Benjamin Franklin

A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can let alone.

~ Henry David Thoreau

I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.

~ Aesop

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