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The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.

Elie Wiesel

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.


Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in continue firm and constant.


Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Friendship is unnecessary like philosophy like art... It has no survival value, rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.

C. S. Lewis

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Books are not men, and yet they stay alive.

Henry Ward Beecher

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.

Groucho Marx

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.

Pablo Picasso

A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.

Leonardo da Vinci

Every savage can dance.

Jane Austen

Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

What is comedy? Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke.

Steve Martin

Art is never finished, only abandoned.

Leonardo da Vinci

One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.

Oscar Wilde

The aim of art is not to represent the outward appearance of things but their inward significance.


God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.

Pablo Picasso

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination.

Albert Einstein

Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. The proper function of the critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it.

David Herbert Lawrence

Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows and of lending existence to nothing.

Edmund Burke
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