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Design Quotes 46-50

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Design Quotes

I would think twice about designing stuff for which there was no need and which didn’t endure.
Robin Day

I’ve been amazed at how often those outside the discipline of design assume that what designers do is decoration. Good design is problem solving.
Jeffery Veen

In my opinion, no single design is apt to be optimal for everyone.
Donald Norman

It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color – not color used descriptively, that is, but as a means of personal expression.
Henri Matisse

Luck is the residue of design.
Branch Rickey

Art Quotes 96-100

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Art Quotes
I don’t paint things. I only paint the difference between things.
Henri Matisse

Light in Nature creates the movement of colors.
Robert Delaunay

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Pablo Picasso

Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic.
Ambrose Bierce

Personality is everything in art and poetry.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Art Quotes 76-80

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Art Quotes

By the work one knows the workman.
Jean de La Fontaine

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Scott Adams

Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs.
Thomas Wolfe

Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
Henri Matisse

Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.
Salvador Dali

Art Quotes 21-25

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Art Quotes

Artists themselves are not confined, but their output is.
Robert Smithson

Things are beautiful if you love them.
Jean Anouilh

This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
Henry David Thoreau

Time extracts various values from a painter’s work. When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten, and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is.
Henri Matisse

To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there’s no such thing as perfect.
Alexander Calder

Nature Quotes 106-110

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Nature Quotes
There are always flowers for those who want to see them.
Henri Matisse 

I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes. 
e. e. cummings 

I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it. 
Alice Walker 

I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree. 
Joyce Kilmer 

I'm very gregarious, but I love being in the hills on my own. 
Norman MacCaig