"The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you're an artist."
"The more horrifying this world becomes, the more art becomes abstract."
"The perfection of art is to conceal art."
"The principle of art is to pause, not bypass."
"The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke."
"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls."
"The task of art today is to bring chaos into order."
"The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture."
"The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection."
"The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it."
"The waking mind is the least serviceable in the arts."
"The writer, when he is also an artist, is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal."
"There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept."
"Things are beautiful if you love them."
"This world is but a canvas to our imagination."
"Time extracts various values from a painter's work. When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten, and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is."
"To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect."
"To make pictures big is to make them more powerful."
"To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art; men can only make us feel small in the wrong way."
"To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event."
"To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it."
"To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist."
"Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first."
"Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."
"Trying to force creativity is never good."
"Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass."
"Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others."
"Vision is the true creative rhythm."
"Vitality is radiated from exceptional art and architecture."