The sadness of the incomplete the sadness that is often Life but should never be Art.
- E. M. Forster
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All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.
- Thomas Browne
There are neither good nor bad subjects. From the point of view of pure Art, you could almost establish it as an axiom that the subject is irrelevant, style itself being an absolute manner of seeing things.
- Gustave Flaubert
To catch a husband is an art to hold him is a job.
- Simone de Beauvoir
Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor.
- Ernest Hemingway
Reading is an art form, and every man can be an artist.
- Edwin Louis Cole
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
The art of living well and the art of dying well are one.
I started to make a study of the art of war and revolution and, whilst abroad, underwent a course in military training. If there was to be guerrilla warfare, I wanted to be able to stand and fight with my people and to share the hazards of war with them.
- Nelson Mandela