Quotes of Dexterity

“ 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

“ You can use martial arts to tell a different story. Ang Lee used martial arts in "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" to talk about love. ”

- Jet Li

“ I mean, art for art's sake is ridiculous. Art is for the sake of one's needs. ”

- Carl Andre

“ There is no art without Eros. ”

- Max Frisch

“ And Nathan said to David, Thou art the man. ”

- Bible

“ Skill in the art of communication is crucial to a leader's success. He can accomplish nothing unless he can communicate effectively. ”

- Norman Allen

“ Art is always aimed (like a rifle, if you wish) at the middle class. The working class has its own culture and will have no truck with fanciness of any kind. The upper class owns the world and thus needs know no more about the world than is necessary for its orderly exploitation… ”

- Donald Barthelme

“ The arts stop society going rotten and mad. ”

- Vanessa Redgrave

“ What thou art, that thou art. ”

- Thomas a Kempis

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

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ I don't mean this, but I'm going to say it anyway. I don't really think of pop art and serious art as being that far apart. ”

- Twyla Tharp

“ Art is not what you see, but what you make others see. ”

- Edgar Degas

“ If it's good art, it's good. ”

- Kenneth Branagh

“ Mathematical reasoning may be regarded rather schematically as the exercise of a combination of two facilities, which we may call intuition and ingenuity. ”

- Alan Turing

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

- Robert Maynard Pirsig

“ Art is anything you can get away with. ”

- Marshall McLuhan

“ What is art? Prostitution. ”

- Charles Baudelaire

“ The art of acting is to be other than what you are. ”

- Whoopi Goldberg

“ Acting is therefore the lowest of the arts, if it is an art at all. ”

- George Moore

“ Art is the triumph over chaos. ”

- John Cheever

“ When she goes about her kitchen duties, chopping, carving, mixing, whisking, she moves with the grace and precision of a ballet dancer, her fingers plying the food with the dexterity of a croupier. ”

- Craig Claiborne

“ Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art. ”

- Tom Stoppard

“ Art is I; science is we. ”

- Claude Bernard

“ Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill. ”

- Chuck Swindoll

“ Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious. ”

- Jean Cocteau

“ Art for art's sake. ”

- Victor Cousin

“ Politics is the art of the possible. ”

- Otto Von Bismarck
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