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Upliftment Quotes

These Motivational Quotes about Upliftment are dedicated to your career and personal success in life.

The artists realise it will take time.
It is an upliftment process.
- Eddy Grant

Artists themselves are not confined,
but their output is.
- Robert Smithson

I was the least Pop of all the Pop artists.
- Robert Indiana

Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.
- Igor Stravinsky


 

Artists who seek perfection in everything are those
who cannot attain it in anything.
- Gustave Flaubert

Artists don't make objects.
Artists make mythologies.
- Anish Kapoor

Immature artists imitate.
Mature artists steal.
- Lionel Trilling


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At the time, the only options were playing the local county fair.
Now with American Idol and younger recording artists that have come out,
there is more of an opportunity.
- Marla Sokoloff

I've always liked the minds of criminals,
they seem similar to artists.
- Richard Linklater

There are people who help you in life.
I've been given a helping hand, and that's why I feel
it's my duty to help younger artists.
- Hugo Pratt

All artists are now free to express their own personality.
- Maurice Denis

Mother's interest in contemporary American artists
emerged during the 1920s.
- David Rockefeller

Country radio certainly widens the boundaries of what I can do.
Other artists may do something more edgy that gets
on radio and that opens the door for me to be more edgy,
I think.
- Clint Black

I would venture to warn against too great intimacy
with artists as it is very seductive and a little dangerous.
- Queen Victoria

Journeys, like artists, are born and not made.
A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them,
few of them willed or determined by the will-whatever we may think.
- Lawrence Durrell

Back in the 60s, San Francisco artists lived in communes.
- Gedde Watanabe

I had a very unusual contract.
Most artists actually pay for their record dates and
it comes out of their royalties.
I paid for nothing.
- Jo Stafford

I helped found Artists for New South Africa,
but it used to be called Artists for Free South Africa.
Alfre Woodard and a bunch of us started this.
- Mary Steenburgen

I think it's pretentious to create art just for the
sake of stroking the artists ego.
- Lou Reed

It's not about battling the original artists when I record these songs,
it's about paying tribute to them.
- Etta James

Great artists suffer for the people.
- Marvin Gaye

I don't think that artists of any kind would or could
sacrifice their artistic freedom by being more responsible
with their influence on people,
especially young people.
- Christy Turlington

Artists of many diverse types began using simple forms to their own ends.
- Sol LeWitt

The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication:
that is why so many bad artists are unable to give it up.
- Jean Cocteau

I don't look at the work of my contemporaries very much;
I tend to look at pictures by dead artists.
It's much easier to get near their paintings.
- Howard Hodgkin

Many artists and writers have used cannabis for creative stimulation -
from the writers of the world's religious masterpieces
to our most irreverent satirists.
- Jack Herer

I like to work with artists who are as wide in their musical taste as I am.
- Jim Sullivan

I think that it can be said of a lot of artists,
and myself included, that we made the same record over
and over from the beginning.
- Boz Scaggs

The press will naturally come and go as it has done with all artists,
from David Bowie to Neil Young to U2.
- Kelly Jones

Success breeds volume, and it's just amazing how many young writers,
artists, and musicians there are in town.
- Steven Curtis Chapman

Artists today think of everything they do as a work of art.
It is important to forget about what you are doing -
then a work of art may happen.
- Andrew Wyeth

The notion of making money by popular work,
and then retiring to do good work, is the most familiar
of all the devil's traps for artists.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Well, first of all it's entertainment.
That stops us becoming too pretentious or thinking we're great artists.
- Richard Thompson

I'm interested in how artists and writers do this,
using art as therapy.
Escaping into the worlds we create.
We're all victims and few of us are truly free.
- David Lloyd

We, the artists, make the stuff they sell and they're like ticks on our backs,
sucking the life out of us.
- Malcolm Wilson

I'm developing artists for my new record label,
my son's band, Intangible, being one of them.
- Gary Wright

I have many favorite artists...
Van Gogh as one, but he didn't really sing a lot!
- Colin Mochrie

The nice thing about the world that I've been able
to inhabit for the last couple of years is that I'm given a lot of freedom.
Not all artists really get that.
- Brad Paisley

As the scripts come in they are sent to the artists,
and the artists are either very busy,
or ready to start.
- Garth Ennis

The only people left in America who seem not to be
artists are illustrators.
- Brad Holland

I believe there is little to gain by exchanging opinions
with other artists concerning either the ideology of
art or technical methods.
- Yves Tanguy

Usually people like to categorise artists.
With my films, I categorise people: if I know which
one of my movies you like,
I can tell which kind of a person you are.
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf

We eat up artists like there's going to be a famine at the end.
- Nikki Giovanni

Secular artists see themselves with performance;
they are more self involved,
presentational.
- Boris Kodjoe

There are certain people who have become better artists,
but they're brilliant at marketing.
I think someone who's been phenomenal like that is Madonna.
- Michael Bolton

A collection makes its own demands.
Many artists have been collectors.
I think of it rather as an illness.
I felt it was using up too much energy.
- Howard Hodgkin

It's nice to get a response from the artists that I cover.
- Joe Cocker

The world is crawling with authors touring now.
They're like performance artists.
- Kazuo Ishiguro

The best of artists has no conception that the marble
alone does not contain within itself.
- Michelangelo

The individual, man as a man, man as a brain,
if you like, interests me more than what he makes,
because I've noticed that most artists only repeat themselves.
- Marcel Duchamp

The industry is a menace to artists.
- Nikki Sixx

I made it easier for many artists to play in certain areas.
- Norman Granz

Most artists think they're frauds anyway.
- John Milius

Great artists are people who find the way to be themselves in their art.
Any sort of pretension induces mediocrity in art and life alike.
- Margot Fonteyn

I want to invest and have my own record label and artists.
I want to have a business where my kids,
kids, kids will still have something going on long after I'm gone.
- Chingy

I really don't have a theme when I start a sculpture.
The rock guides me to the final sculpture.
I think that is true for many creative sculpture artists.
- Jimmy Carl Black

There are different kinds of artists and very often,
I'll be very frank with you, I wish I were a different kind.
- Wole Soyinka

We haven't had a slew of artists, but the artists we
do come out with have always had the same momentum.
- Jermaine Dupri

Instead of thinking that's a nice tune,
you start thinking is it the right pace,
is it the right tempo? That is the death nell for artists.
- Alison Moyet

When artists make art, they shouldn't question whether
it is permissible to do one thing or another.
- Sol LeWitt

A lot of the hip hop artists don't write music.
They write words.
- Roy Ayers

I got to sit down with people who I admired,
and have conversations with some of the greatest thinkers
and artists and performers.
It's a huge privilege for me to be a journalist.
- James Daly

But I listen to everything, I listen to all artists that come along.
- Skitch Henderson

There has never been any proper commitment to marketing
these artists and their music.
We are not Sony.
- Eddy Grant

Artists are, above all, men who want to become inhuman.
- Guillaume Apollinaire

When you actually meet the devil and he offers you
a deal most artists eventually negotiate.
- Marc Maron

Cartoonists are untrained artists, while illustrators are more trained.
- John Kricfalusi

But I found a lot of artists at the Cedar Bar were
difficult for me to talk to.
- Robert Rauschenberg

Those artists who say that somehow therapy or analysis
will thwart their creativity are completely misinformed.
It's absolutely the opposite: it opens closed doors.
- Paul Schrader

The only legitimate artists in England are the architects.
- Benjamin Haydon

It seems likely that many of the young who don't wait
for others to call them artists,
but simply announce that they are, don't have the patience to make art.
- Pauline Kael


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