All forms of madness, bizarre habits, awkwardness in society, general clumsiness, are justified in the person who creates good art.
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To wish a healthy man to die is the wish from a mind of sickness....
Our natures are a lot like oil, mix us with anything else, and we strive...
What is essential in a work of art is that it should rise far above...
Where the world ceases to be the scene of our personal hopes and wishes, where...
The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art.
One of the jobs of art is to inspire discussion, and Brokeback Mountain certainly has...
I had some money, I made the best paintings ever. I was completely reclusive, worked...
An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
Mournful and yet grand is the destiny of the artist.
What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love...
I just feel that I'm in tune with the right vibrations in the universe when...
We won't have a society if we destroy the environment
Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
I've never known a musician who regretted being one. Whatever deceptions life may have in...
All art is quite useless.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
We have lost the art of living, and in the most important science of all,...
I've been relying very heavily on my instincts as of late, and my songwriting has...
I want to mail my mailman something. He always brings me mail, yet I never...
Literature is the safe and traditional vehicle through which we learn about the world and...
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness