These aesthetics quotes can inspire you to be a creator or appreciator of art. Read on these famous quotations & sayings to widen your insight of art.

Aesthetics Quotes

According to Ayn Rand, a creating individual’s ego is the fountain head of his/her creative achievement. When she stress on the point ‘ego’, it doesn’t really mean having an ego bigger than Mount Everest, in mind and getting jealous about everything when one couldn’t accomplish what others have done. Instead, it means, a creator has to keep up a honesty to his creating will and that ego, the belief in his own creativity, is the fountainhead of his aesthetical achievements. No good creator can stand others distorting the aesthetics of his work because he values his creation greater than his own life. Read these wonderful quotes on aesthetics to be good at understanding art.

A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.

- Walt Whitman

Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.

- Ansel Adams

There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.

- Ansel Adams

Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop.

- Ansel Adams

You don't take a photograph, you make it.

- Ansel Adams

A photograph is usually looked at - seldom looked into.

- Ansel Adams

It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.

- Salvador Dali

A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.

- Lord Byron

Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book.

- Victor Hugo

All great art is the work of the whole living creature, body and soul, and chiefly of the soul.

- John Ruskin

Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.

- John Ruskin

I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.

- Frida Kahlo

Music is the strongest form of magic.

- Marilyn Manson

These people are artists. These people are musicians. They're taking it out and trying to express it that way.

- Marilyn Manson

The temple of art is built in words.

- J. G. Holland

Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death.

- William Booth

Art is the human disposition of sensible or intelligible matter for an esthetic end.

- Milan Kundera

Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.

- Alfred Hitchcock

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.

- Aesop

Metaphors are dangerous. Love begins with a metaphor. Which is to say, love begins at the point when a woman enters her first word into our poetic memory.

- Milan Kundera

That's the joy of art - it should be dangerous and challenging but it's just art - it's safe.

- Val Kilmer

Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.

- Blaise Pascal

I love making music and I'm falling in love with making records, so it's like having two girlfriends. But I can handle it.

- Snoop Dogg

Life must be lived as play.

- Plato

I am not influenced by the techniques or fashions of any other motion picture company.

- Walt Disney

I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it's such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.

- Ellen DeGeneres

Peace goes into the making of a poem as flour goes into the making of bread.

- Pablo Neruda

Art is the proper task of life.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.

- Orson Welles

Create your own visual style... let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.

- Oscar Wilde

It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance... and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.

- Henry James

Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.

- John Muir

Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is an invention of philosophers... What we call art is a game.

- Octavio Paz

I feel sexy when I get out of the tub - your skin is fresh and you've put up your hair without looking.

- Shania Twain

Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.

- Albert Schweitzer

Well, I've had a lot of different experiences in music over the years. And not everything you do can satisfy everybody's idealised version of you.

- Elvis Costello

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.

- Andy Warhol , Andy Warhol

Love is a friendship set to music.

- Joseph Campbell

To hell with facts! We need stories.

- Ken Kesey

I write most of my own lyrics for my album and I am helping to produce some of the songs as well.

- Lindsay Lohan

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