Writing and Art Quotes

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The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible. - Vladimir Nabokov


I am an artist . . . I am here to live out loud. - Emile Zola


All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites. - Marc Chagall


Words make love with one another. - Andre Breton


The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov


Art distills sensations and embodies it with enhanced meaning.
- Jacques Barzun


I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. - Michelangelo


If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it. - Toni Morrison


The world I create in writing compensates for what the real world does not give me. -- Gloria Anzaluda


(Poetry is) the human soul entire, squeezed like a lemon or a lime, drop by drop, into atomic words. - Langston Hughes


These are but wild and whirling words. - William Shakespeare


Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
- Rudyard Kipling


Art is the sex of the imagination - George Jean Nathan


It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction - Pablo Picasso


We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospection. - Anais Nin


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