Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.
Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers – and never succeeding.
Gian Carlo Menotti
Art ought never to be considered except in its relations with its ideal beauty.
Alfred de Vigny
Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.
I don’t think there’s any artist of any value who doesn’t doubt what they’re doing.
Francis Ford Coppola