Beautiful Quotes About Art and Culture

"Every artist was first an amateur”  – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Art is not freedom from discipline, but disciplined freedom”  – John F. Kennedy

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time”  – Thomas Merton

“Art and culture are not just frills, but crucial elements of human life”  – Daniel Libeskind

“Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit”  – Jawaharlal Nehru

“Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth”  – Pablo Picasso

“Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs”  – Thomas Wolfe

“Culture is the sum of all the forms of art, of love, and of thought, which, in the course of centuries, have enabled man to be less enslaved”  – André Malraux

“Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known”  – Oscar Wilde

“Art is the most beautiful deception of all”  – Claude Debussy

“Art is not a mirror held up to reality but a hammer with which to shape it”  – Bertolt Brecht