art quotes

Never judge a work of art by its defects. — Washington Allston

Poetry is that art which selects and arranges the symbols of thought in such a manner as to excite the imagination the most powerfully and delightfully. — William C. Bryant

The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing. — Benjamin Franklin

To improve the golden moment of opportunity, and catch the good that is within our reach, is the great art of life. — William Samuel Johnson

To have been torn from the study would have been as death; my time was entirely occupied with art. — John James Audubon

The art of politics is knowing what to do next. — James P. Cannon

Art led the way for me to recover. He got out of prison before me and started traveling all over the world before I did. He showed me by example that it could be done, and I'll always love him for that. — Frank Morgan

I've never tried to learn the art of acting. I have been in the business for years but I still can't tell what acting is or how it's done. — Paul Muni

Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need. — Will Rogers

Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock. — Will Rogers