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Quotes of the Day for 13 March 2001 – Art and Artists

Our theme today is Art and Artists.

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The quotes:

An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
     - George Santayana

The key to the mystery of a great artist is that for reasons unknown, he will give away his energies and his life just to make sure that one note follows another... and leaves us with the feeling that something is right in the world.
     - Leonard Bernstein

To encourage literature and the arts is a duty which every good citizen owes to his country.
     - George Washington

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
     - Pablo Picasso

What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art.
     - Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Reminiscences

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