It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.
Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
Well, Art is Art, isn’t it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now you tell me what you know.
Diplomacy is the art of saying ‘Nice doggie’ until you can find a rock.
Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.
Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that… I believe in what I do, and I’ll say it.
I think in art, but especially in films, people are trying to confirm their own existences.