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My trade and my art is living. - Michel De Montaigne

Photographing a cake can be art. - Irving Penn

Art is anything you can get away with. - Marshall McLuhan

Either dance well or quit the ballroom. - Greek Proverb

All dancing girls are nineteen years old. - Japanese Proverb

We have art to save ourselves from the truth. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

I'm not making art, I'm making sushi. - Masaharu Morimoto

I teach the art of turning anguish into delight. - Georges Bataille

The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity. - Douglas Horton

Logic is neither science nor an art, but a dodge. - Benjamin Jowett

Good work rarely sells. I believe this of any art. - Arthur W Pinero

Ballet is good, because it makes you stand up tall. - Carine Roitfeld

Politics is the art of controlling your environment. - Hunter S. Thompson

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. - Twyla Tharp

The 'Earth' without art is just 'eh'. - Unknown

Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order. - Samuel Beckett

Whittle By Whittle: How to carve a statue out of wood - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

No one should have to dance backwards all their lives. - Jill Ruckelshaus

Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals. - Charles Baudelaire

The immature artist imitates. The mature artist steals. - Lionel Trilling

Interpretation is the revenge of the intellect upon art. - Susan Sontag

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday. - Don Marquis

Value Investing: The art of buying low and selling lower - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Works of art make rules; rules do not make works of art. - Claude Debussy

Mathematical genius and artistic genius touch one another. - Gosta Mittag-Leffler

There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them. - Vicki Baum

I don't own a camera, so I travel with a police sketch artist. - George Carlin

The Iranians and Persians are excellent at the art of negotiation. - Donald Trump

Oratory is the art of making a loud noise seem like a deep thought. - American Proverb

Life is too short to eat vanilla ice cream and dance with boring men. - Unknown

There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome. - Andre Gide

There's no need for a piece of sculpture in a home that has a cat. - Wesley Bates

The art challenges the technology, and the technology inspires the art. - John Lasseter

There are moments when Art almost attains to the dignity of manual labor. - Oscar Wilde

Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music. - George Carlin

We have art so that we do not die of reality. Reality is too much with us. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

In the haunted house of life, art is the only stair that doesn't creak. - Tom Robbins

Life beats down and crushes the soul, but art reminds you that you have one. - Stella Adler

I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough? - Vincent van Gogh

To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine. - Henry Ward Beecher

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. - Scott Adams

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. - George Bernard Shaw

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge. - Daniel J. Boorstin

When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers, I kind of wanted to be a vampire. - Angelina Jolie

A half finished shawl left on the coffee table isn't a mess; it's an object of art. - Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it. - Laurence J Peter

Transplanting the ballet to the United States is like trying to raise a palm tree in Dakota. - Lincoln Kirsten

I have a wonderful make-up crew. They're the same people restoring the Statue of Liberty. - Bob Hope

In my house on the ceilings I have paintings of the rooms above, so I never have to go upstairs. - Steven Wright

Art is the right hand of nature. The latter has only given us being, the former has made us men. - Friedrich Schiller

I'm proud of my Irish heritage and culture and this show will feature a lot of Irish dancing. - Michael Flatley

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

Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted in spite of your changing moods. - C S Lewis

Build. Destroy. Rebuild. I've mastered the art of bouncing back. Now to master the art of not having to. - Unknown

Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned. - George Balanchine

The crime problem in New York is getting really serious. The other day the Statue of Liberty had both hands up. - Jay Leno

Despite all our toil and progress, the art of medicine still falls somewhere between trout casting and spook writing. - Ben Hecht

Toy Soldiers was my introduction to film. I certainly didn't think I was doing art by any stretch of the imagination. - Tim Robbins

He who would learn to fly on day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind. - Paracelsus

Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing. - William James

An intellectual is a man who says a simple thing in a difficult way; an artist is a man who says a difficult thing in a simple way. - Charles Bukowski

Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels, what he tells himself about what he has seen. - Pablo Picasso

Who's judging American Idol? Paula Abdul? Paula Abdul judging a singing contest is like Christopher Reeve judging a dance contest. - George Carlin

I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies. - Napoleon Bonaparte


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