Quotes of Cunning

“ To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art — that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts. ”

- Charles Baudelaire

“ If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use the pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time; a tremendous whack. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ Love the art in yourself and not yourself in the art. ”

- Konstantin Stanislavisky

“ All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God. ”

- Sir Thomas Browne

“ Where thou art, that is home. ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ Cunning leads to knavery. It is but a step from one to the other, and that very slippery. Only lying makes the difference; add that to cunning, and it is knavery. ”

- Ovid

“ The weak in courage is strong in cunning. ”

- Sir William Blake

“ Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects and discovering the weaknesses of others. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ In saying what is obvious, never choose cunning. Yelling works better. ”

- Cynthia Ozick

“ Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ The art of using deceit and cunning grow continually weaker and less effective to the user. ”

- John Tillotson

“ The greatest cunning is to have none at all. ”

- Carl Sandburg

“ Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ Art is the signature of civilizations. ”

- Beverly Sills

“ When hospitality becomes an art, it loses its very soul. ”

- Max Beerbohm

“ An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one. ”

- Charles Horton Cooley

“ Art is not imitation, but illusion. ”

- Charles Reade

“ Love is a choice — not simply, or necessarily, a rational choice, but rather a willingness to be present to others without pretense or guile. ”

- Carter Heyward

“ Art is anything you can do well. Anything you can do with Quality. ”

- Robert Maynard Pirsig

“ Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art. ”

- Leonardo da Vinci

“ Tact is the art of thinking twice before saying nothing. ”

- Evan Esar

“ Translation is the art of failure. ”

- Umberto Eco

“ The art of living is the art of knowing how to believe lies. The fearful thing about it is that, not knowing what truth may be, we can still recognize lies. ”

- Cesare Pavese

“ When technology makes it perfect, art loses. ”

- Brian Eno

“ Art is not a thing; it is a way. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures. ”

- Unknown

“ No work of art is worth the bones of a Pomeranian Grenadier. ”

- Unknown

“ Art thou a friend to Roderick? ”

- Sir Walter Scott

“ Art is running away without ever leaving home. ”

- Twyla Tharp

“ What is art but a way of seeing. ”

- Thomas Berger
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