78 Total Quotes

Andy Warhol Quotes

Andy Warhol
I've decided something: Commercial things really do stink. As soon as it becomes commercial for a mass market it really stinks.
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#American Artist

Andy Warhol
In the future everyone will be world-famous for fifteen minutes
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#Fame

Andy Warhol
During the 1960s, I think, people forgot what emotions were supposed to be. And I don't think they've ever remembered.
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#American Artist #Emotions

Andy Warhol
People sometimes say that the way things happen in the movies is unreal, but actually it's the way things happen to you in life that's unreal. The movies make emotions look so strong and real, whereas when things really do happen to you, it's like watching television -- you don't feel anything.
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#Cinema #Movie

Andy Warhol
It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor's finger.
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If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There's nothing behind it.
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Andy Warhol
I'm the type who'd be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn't going to. I'm the type who'd like to sit home and watch every party that I'm invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.
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Andy Warhol
Since people are going to be living longer and getting older, they'll just have to learn how to be babies longer.
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Andy Warhol
I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, "Well, what do you love most?" That's how I started painting money.
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#Painting

Andy Warhol
I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of ''work,'' because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.
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Andy Warhol
Isn't life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?
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Andy Warhol
An artist is someone who produces things that people don't need to have but that he - for some reason - thinks it would be a good idea to give them.
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#American Artist #Art

Andy Warhol
I am a deeply superficial person.
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#American Artist #Mankind

Andy Warhol
Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.
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Andy Warhol
Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone's got to take care of all your details.
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#Death #American Artist

Andy Warhol
It's excitement, it's show business, it's chic
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#Business

Andy Warhol
It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it.
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#America

Andy Warhol
An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
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#American Artist

Andy Warhol
I never think that people die. They just go to department stores.
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#People #American Artist

Andy Warhol
I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning.
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#American Artist #Meaning

Andy Warhol
The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
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#American Artist #Opposites

Andy Warhol
Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery.
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#American Artist