QUOTE OF THE DAY

Quote of the Day : E. M. Forster

“The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.” E. M. Forster The Origins of the Quote It is purported that these words are from Forster’s collection of short stories titled “The Celestial Omnibus”. All his life Forster triumphed the cause of childhood innocence and curiosity over intellectual snobbery, pretence and posturing. He lauded simplicity, and […]
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Quote of the Day : Friedrich Nietzsche

“We have art in order not to die of the truth.” Friedrich Nietzsche The Origins of the Quote These words express a powerful thought. The words of Fredrich Nietzsche are amongst is much quoted, and they are a translation from the German original, sometimes rendered, “We have art lest we perish from the truth.”  These are not from his contemporary […]
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Quote of the Day : Ansel Adams

“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” Ansel Adams The Origins of the Quote The stunning images of the Grand Canyon and the Californian Redwoods, by Ansel Adams remain unparalleled. There have been many beautiful images and several talented photographers who have attempted to capture the beauty of […]
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Quote of the Day : Albert Einstein

“It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.” Albert Einstein The Origins of the Quote Einstein is read and loved outside of his scientific community, prolifically followed. Decades after the death of this scientific great, people […]
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Quote of the Day : Oscar Wilde

“Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.” Oscar Wilde The Origins of the Quote Oscar Wilde as a writer has been a part of several childhoods, adolescence and later into adulthood. At each age Wilde’s comments and concepts have held great meaning. There is a certain ‘Aha-moment’ […]
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Quote of the Day : Pablo Picasso

“Everything you can imagine is real.” Pablo Picasso The Origins of the Quote Picasso is one of the most oft-quoted public personalities in the world. It is not a surprise that he is a universal favourite because his art and his thoughts have a way of hitting the nail on the head. If not so – at least it leads […]
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Quote of the Day : Émile Zola

“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.” Émile Zola The Origins of the Quote These words were spoken by Emile Zola, who is one of the most important novelists of the French tongue, and one of the most important writers of the […]
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Quote of the Day : Leonardo da Vinci

“A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.” Leonardo da VInci The Origins of the Quote Studying about light and photography, inadvertently will bring the student to this quote. It is as though, if one hasn’t assimilated this concept, or idea they cannot move […]
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Quote of the Day : Edgar Degas

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” Edgar Degas The Origins of the Quote Edgar Degas has been quoted many times over. It is interesting that he will be known in history for his subtle depiction of the ballerinas, however his quote has found its way into books, magazines and various publications. This could be […]
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Quote of the Day : Groucho Marx

“Well, art is art, isn’t it? Still, on theother hand, water is water! And eastis east and west is west and if youtake cranberries and stew them likeapplesauce they taste much morelike prunes than rhubarb does. Now,uh… now you tell me what youknow.” Groucho Marx The Origins of the Quote The epic lines are delivered by Captain Jeffrey T. Spaulding, endearing […]
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