Words matter. These are the best Arts Quotes from famous people such as Kellan Lutz, Taika Waititi, Penny Marshall, Jeremy Wade, Joe R. Lansdale, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I had so many older brothers who beat up on me, so I’m a tough kid. I love mixed martial arts, weapons training, guns, knives, driving fast cars and motorcycles.
I had a country upbringing in a predominantly Maori community, and that contrasted with a very multi-cultured arts community in the Aro Valley in Wellington: growing up around a lot of theatre and poets and writers and stuff.
I like arts and crafts.
It’s a bit like some martial arts: if you’re behind somebody there’s not much they can do, if you’re in a certain position. So same thing with a fish, if you’re in the right position you’re okay. As soon as you get in the wrong position you can be in very real danger.
My father was the first person to introduce me to self-defense and martial arts, which I’ve been doing all my life now.
Amherst is a liberal arts college, committed to providing students with a broad education.
Insurrection is an art, and like all arts has its own laws.
One challenge to the arts in America is the need to make the arts, especially the classic masterpieces, accessible and relevant to today’s audience.
Fight choreography has far more in common with dance choreography than it does with actual martial arts. You learn martial arts techniques, but those are just the movements for the choreography. You’re working with a partner in choreography. You’re working on timing.
We have become 99 percent money mad. The method of living at home modestly and within our income, laying a little by systematically for the proverbial rainy day which is due to come, can almost be listed among the lost arts.
I attended an extremely small liberal arts school. There were approximately 1,600 of us roaming our New England campus on a good day. My high school was bigger. My freshman year hourly calorie intake was bigger.
Awards for arts, where you make comparisons, don’t make much sense.
Since my teen years I was interested in martial arts.
In another life, before taking the veil of journalistic purity, I practiced the black arts of a political operative, including ‘debate prep.’
I come from a family rooted in the arts, so I think I naturally gravitated towards performing from an early age.
I went to school at Radnor High School. And I went to a liberal arts college in St. Louis, Missouri, called Lindenwood College.
When I left politics in the early Eighties and started writing and recording, my idea was that I could have an influence further down into other generations. That Natives could come into the culture through arts and music.
When I first became interested in photography, I thought it was the whole cheese. My idea was to have it recognized as one of the fine arts. Today I don’t give a hoot in hell about that. The mission of photography is to explain man to man and each man to himself.
The advice I would give to girls from Eastern backgrounds who are interested in the arts is that it is always beneficial to get your academic studies out of the way before going into the competitive world of the arts.
TV is such a great medium in what it can do in terms of enlightening an audience. We can really inspire and teach people about other people. That’s a powerful tool, and that’s something that the arts has always been capable of doing.
After I finished ‘The Darkest Minds’ series, I knew I wanted to take a risk and work on something completely different – lighter in tone, with a little bit more romance, and a completely different set of characters – that would also, um, finally justify my liberal arts degree.
Performing arts was something I was always part of. That was may be the only common thread that ran throughout my education, throughout my schooling years. But apart from that, there were no friends or no long term associations. That was the only thing I knew was with me wherever I went.
I had done student films for the School Of Visual Arts and for NYU and all these schools in New York, so those were my first film experiences, but they were student films, so I guess they don’t really count.
The truth of the matter is that the people who succeed in the arts most often are the people who get up again after getting knocked down. Persistence is critical.
There’s also the tradition of voodoo, the Haitian magic arts, in New Orleans. And because New Orleans is below sea level, when they bury people in New Orleans, it’s mostly above ground. So you have this idea that the spirits are more accessible and can access you more easily because they’re not even buried.
Aside from my work, my interests lie in the arts and in world affairs.
Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead to the future.
Bolton School has a great tradition in the liberal arts.
Scientists do stand on the shoulders of giants, just as do writers. Conversely, in the arts we do make discoveries. We do refine our tools. So I am arguing with, or at least playing with, the idea that art never improves.
But mathematics is the sister, as well as the servant, of the arts and is touched by the same madness and genius.
As the humanities and liberal arts are downsized, privatized, and commodified, higher education finds itself caught in the paradox of claiming to invest in the future of young people while offering them few intellectual, civic, and moral supports.
My major was Fine Arts and Education thinking I would become an Art Teacher. I couldn’t visualize myself as an art teacher, thinking how it wouldn’t work.
The challenge to people like me is, how do you use your capabilities and resources to help support things that are important to you, whether it’s the arts or education or homelessness?
Lou Tyrrell has created a theatre that is a safe haven for playwrights, a birthing center for new American writing. Arts Garage has created a vital, enthusiastic audience for theatre, music, painting and sculpture in Delray Beach.
Humanity is the rich effluvium, it is the waste and the manure and the soil, and from it grows the tree of the arts.
I was a pretty fit and physical kid, and my first interest was in martial arts and kung fu with all the Bruce Lee movies.
If it takes you seven years to write each novel, you need a patron. And I would rather have my corporate self as my patron than any arts council or bestower of grants.
I stepped into the martial arts movie market when I was only 16. I think I have proved my ability in this field and it won’t make sense for me to continue for another five or 10 years.
I’m a psychologist. I was a psychology faculty member, and then I became an administrator of the department, then the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. At the time of the presidential search, I was the dean.
Queen’s University flies the flag for the arts in Northern Ireland and beyond.
Persons famous in the arts partake of the immortality of princes, and are upon a footing with them.
Acting, the arts in general, is a magnet for the wounded of society.
I was in a very multi-racial, multi-cultural schooling system. I had a really delightful childhood. I was a jock. I became a very competitive swimmer in Zimbabwe. I was a swimmer, a tennis player, a hockey player. Then, when I was 13, I joined a Children’s Performing Arts workshop in Zimbabwe.
It is obvious that anything a scientist discovers or invents is based on previous discoveries and inventions. The same applies to the arts.
A great number of the disappointments and mishaps of the troubled world are the direct result of literature and the allied arts. It is our belief that no human being who devotes his life and energy to the manufacture of fantasies can be anything but fundamentally inadequate.
We need to teach the highly educated man that it is not a disgrace to fail and that he must analyze every failure to find its cause. He must learn how to fail intelligently, for failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.
I describe management as arts, crafts and science. It is a practice that draws on arts, craft and science and there is a lot of craft – meaning experience – there is a certain amount of craft meaning insight, creativity and vision, and there is the use of science, technique or analysis.
I am from a family of artists. Here I am, making a living in the arts. It has not been a rebellion. It’s as though I had taken over the family Esso station.
Photography, alone of the arts, seems perfected to serve the desire humans have for a moment – this very moment – to stay.
When I went to the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne to study drama, I felt I’d finally found my place in life.
One of the reasons I love to come to Paris is because the decorative arts are so refined that I am always walking through one proscenium into another frame.
My parents, and especially my mother, encouraged by the director of the local school which I was attending, wanted in spite of everything to send me to a National School of Arts and Crafts so that I could later become an engineer.
As a kid, I was heavily into martial arts and wanted to be the next Jean-Claude Van Damme.
This is the harsh truth about us: not only do Filipinos ignore books, literature – we do not understand how important the arts are – not just to those of us who work at it, but to the nation as a whole.