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Art is not a thing; it is a way. ...
by Elbert Hubbard

Art is not a thing; it is a way.
- Elbert Hubbard

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The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard PHOTO

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
- Elbert Hubbard

A little more persistence,
a little more effort, and
what seemed hopeless failure
may turn to glorious success.
- Elbert Hubbard

 

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard

Our desires always disappoint us;
for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction,
yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
- Elbert Hubbard

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard

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Life in abundance comes only through great love.
- Elbert Hubbard

Your friend is the man who knows all about you,
and still likes you.
- Elbert Hubbard

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
- Elbert Hubbard

The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms
an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.
- Elbert Hubbard

Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.
- Elbert Hubbard

Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start
if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake.
- Elbert Hubbard

Never explain - your friends do not need it and your
enemies will not believe you anyway.
- Elbert Hubbard

The sculptor produces the beautiful statue
by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed -
it is a process of elimination.
- Elbert Hubbard

Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day;
wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
- Elbert Hubbard

We work to become, not to acquire.
- Elbert Hubbard

Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
- Elbert Hubbard

The friend is the man who knows all about you,
and still likes you.
- Elbert Hubbard

We are punished by our sins, not for them.
- Elbert Hubbard

The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
- Elbert Hubbard

A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

Die, v.: To stop sinning suddenly.
- Elbert Hubbard

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Besides the noble art of getting things done,
there is the noble art of leaving things undone.
The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
- Lin Yutang

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Courage is the art of being the only one
who knows you're scared to death.
- Earl Wilson

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference.
The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference.
And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

The supreme art of war is
to subdue the enemy without fighting.
- Sun Tzu

Your life is the manifestation of your dream;
it is an art.
You can change your life anytime if
you aren't enjoying the dream.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Whatever your work and whatever its worth,
No matter how strong or clever,
Some one will sneer if you pause to hear,
And scoff at your best endeavor.
For the target art has a broad expanse,
And wherever you chance to hit it,
Though close be your aim to the bull's-eye fame,
There are those who will never admit it.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Just smiling goes a long way toward
making you feel better about life.
And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
- Art Linkletter

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
It is the source of all true art and all science.
He to whom this emotion is a stranger,
who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

The principles of true art is not to portray,
but to evoke.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
- Ambrose Bierce

Art is the desire of a man to express himself,
to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
- Amy Lowell

All art is autobiographical.
The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.
- Federico Fellini

Of all lies, art is the least untrue.
- Gustave Flaubert

Art doesn't transform.
It just plain forms.
- Roy Lichtenstein

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
- Oscar Wilde

Every human is an artist.
The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz

A guilty conscience needs to confess.
A work of art is a confession.
- Albert Camus

The highest art is always the most religious,
and the greatest artist is always a devout person.
- Abraham Lincoln

Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the
unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
- Al Capp

Art is either plagiarism or revolution.
- Paul Gauguin

No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.
- Theodore Bikel

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.
- Leo Tolstoy

Art is subject to arbitrary fashion.
- Kary Mullis

The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.
- Theodor Adorno

I cry out for order and find it only in art.
- Helen Hayes

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

The more horrifying this world becomes,
the more art becomes abstract.
- Ellen Key

The business of art is to reveal the relation between man and his environment.
- David Herbert Lawrence

It is art that makes life, makes interest,
makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever
for the force and beauty of its process.
- Max Eastman

Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.
- Jean Rostand

In art as in love, instinct is enough.
- Anatole France

Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.
- Marshall McLuhan

Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd.
Without innovation, it is a corpse.
- Winston Churchill

What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
- John Updike

All art is but imitation of nature.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The principle of art is to pause, not bypass.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time.
Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things
which always become ugly with time.
- Jean Cocteau

So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
- Alexander Pope

Art for art's sake is a philosophy of the well-fed.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
- Michelangelo

Minimal art went nowhere.
- Sol LeWitt

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next
to a God made object like a tree or flower.
If it clashes, it is not art.
- Paul Cezanne


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