I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Without our artists and storytellers, we have no history, and without history your future is unmoored -- we drift. It is art, never war, that carries culture forward.
Many of us persons of the tinted persuasion care about human rights and artistic freedom too.
Just for the record, being smeared with shit and naked in the wilderness, spattered with pink vomit, this does not necessarily make you a real artist.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.
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Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.
You might as well ask an artist to explain his art, or ask a poet to explain his poem. It defeats the purpose. The meaning is only clear thorough the search.
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If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our imagination on the altar of crude reality and we end up believing in nothing and having worthless dreams.
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People speak sometimes about the "bestial" cruelty of man, but that is terribly unjust and offensive to beasts, no animal could ever be so cruel as a man, so artfully, so artistically cruel.
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There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
Artists use lies to tell the truth. Yes, I created a lie. But because you believed it, you found something true about yourself.
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