Art is Nature speeded up and God slowed down. -- Chazal
There are two ways of disliking art. One is to dislike it. The other is to like it rationally. -- Oscar Wilde
Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune. -- Kin Hubbard, Abe Martin's Sayings
The only thing more mysteriously attractive than beauty is corruption. -- Octave Mirbeau (?)
Your life is a work of art, and in the end, the underlying theme of great art is bravery and hope and love. -- Garrison Keillor
The work of an artist is to be open to what one is given to do and do it joyfully and elegantly and move on. We're receptors of impulses in the air and snatches of music and bits of stories. We're not to punish ourselves if we don't perform with industrial efficiency to produce salable goods. -- Garrison Keillor
Art is a lie which makes us realize the truth. -- Picasso
Music touches feelings that words cannot.
It was like hearing Shakespeare in Rock and Roll. -- Melissa Etheridge, referring to Bruce Springsteen's Born to Run (VH1 interview)
Information is not knowledge.
Knowledge is not wisdom.
Wisdom is not truth.
Truth is not beauty.
Beauty is not love.
Love is not music. -- Frank Zappa
They are demons set loose on the earth to lower the standards ... -- Bill Hicks, (about musicians)
Life is a work of art designed by the one who lives it.