Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Art and Music.

The repository contains 25 quotes in the category “Art and Music.”
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The only good thing to come out of religion was the music.

George Carlin
1937 — 2008

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.

Groucho Marx
1890 — 1977

When asked why he thought it impossible to name his one hundred favorite books:

Because I have only written five.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

To reveal art and conceal the artist is art’s aim.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.

Aldous Huxley
1894 — 1963

Without music, life would be a serious mistake.

Friedrich Nietzsche
1844 — 1900

Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.

Friedrich Nietzsche
1844 — 1900

Perfection is reached not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
1900 — 1944

What is art? Nature concentrated.

Honoré de Balzac
1799 — 1850

The man who never in his mind and thoughts traveled to heaven is no artist.

William Blake
1757 — 1827

The one good thing about music is that when it hits you, you feel no pain.

T. J. Christofore
1984 —     

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot; others transform a yellow spot into the sun.

Pablo Picasso
1881 — 1973

A recording artist is someone that makes music but who cannot be called a musician.

Jim Poserina
1977 —     

The only winner in the War of 1812 was Tchaikovsky.

Salomon Short

Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.

Frank Zappa
1940 — 1993

There’s not enough sax and violins on television.


A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.

Louis Nizer
1902 — 1994

Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art.

Leonardo da Vinci
1452 — 1519

Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.

John Erskine
1879 — 1951

The artist brings something into the world that didn’t exist before, and he does it without destroying something else.

John Updike
1932 — 2009

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