209 Total Quotes

English Artist Quotes

William Blake
Poetry fettered, fetters the human race. Nations are destroyed or flourish in proportion as their poetry, painting, and music are destroyed or flourish.
William Blake
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William Blake
I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.
William Blake
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Peter Scott
I suppose I was very disappointed that I was injured during training for Korea. In fact, I had an argument with a grenade and it won, and consequently I was forced to come back to Australia for twelve months.
Peter Scott
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William Blake
Prisons are built with stones of Law, Brothels with bricks of Religion.
William Blake
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At no point do I wish to be in conflict with any man or masculine thought. It doesn't enter my consciousness. Art is anonymous. It's not competitive with men. It's a complementary contribution.
Barbara Hepworth
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William Blake
The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
William Blake
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William Blake
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
William Blake
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William Blake
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
William Blake
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Nakedness reveals itself. Nudity is placed on display. The nude is condemned to never being naked. Nudity is a form of dress.
John Berger
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William Blake
Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
William Blake
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William Blake
Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.
William Blake
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William Blake
Man has no Body distinct from his Soul; for that called Body is a portion of Soul discerned by the five Senses, the chief inlets of Soul in this age.
William Blake
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William Blake
When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do.
William Blake
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William Blake
When I tell any truth it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those who do.
William Blake
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Art has to move you and design does not, unless it's a good design for a bus.
David Hockney
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One must be entirely sensitive to the structure of the material that one is handling. One must yield to it in tiny details of execution, perhaps the handling of the surface or grain, and one must master it as a whole.
Barbara Hepworth
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William Blake
Active Evil is better than Passive Good.
William Blake
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William Blake
To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour.
William Blake
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William Blake
When a sinister person means to be your enemy, they always start by trying to become your friend.
William Blake
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William Blake
The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.
William Blake
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William Blake
I was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow.
William Blake
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William Blake
The foundation of empire is art and science. Remove them or degrade them, and the empire is no more. Empire follows art and not vice versa as Englishmen suppose.
William Blake
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William Blake
Exuberance is beauty.
William Blake
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William Blake
Imagination is the real and eternal world of which this vegetable universe is but a faint shadow.
William Blake
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William Blake
What is grand is necessarily obscure to weak men. That which can be made explicit to the idiot is not worth my care.
William Blake
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William Blake
Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.
William Blake
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William Blake
The man who never in his mind and thoughts travel'd to heaven is no artist.
William Blake
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William Blake
The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.
William Blake
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Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves - regret for the past and fear of the future.
Fulton Oursler
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Glamour cannot exist without personal social envy being a common and widespread emotion.
John Berger
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