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Art Teachers Quotes


"Art teachers are always the doormats of the previous generation." - Peter Schjeldahl

"Kids don't lack capacity, only teachers." - Jim Rohn

"The great moral teachers of humanity were in a way artistic geniuses in the art of living." - Albert Einstein

"The great moral teachers of humanity were, in a way, artistic geniuses in the art of living." - Albert Einstein

"Art will always be art." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed." - Marva Collins

"Ye great teachers: listen to what you say!" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Good teachers deserve apples; great teachers deserve chocolate. A favorite quotation, written in calligraphy on his office door." - Richard Hamming

"Total teachers aren't perfect teachers." - Andy Hargreaves

"Do what you love. Go to a good art school and study with the best teachers. Move to New York and read Ask Mark Kostabi." - Mark Kostabi

"Our best teachers do more than impart facts and figures - they inspire and encourage students and instill a true desire to learn. That's a fine art in itself." - Sonny Perdue

"I'd rather produce art than become art." - Steven Morrissey

"What thou art, that thou art." - Thomas A Kempis

"Buying art is not understanding art." - Anselm Kiefer

"I was at the Royal Art School. That was a preparatory school specially for art teachers. You see, it was not so much for the development of artists. But we had there terribly stiff training." - Josef Albers

"There is no system in the world or any school in the country that is better than its teachers. Teachers are the lifeblood of the success of schools." - Ken Robinson

"Good teachers teach. Great teachers transform." - Queen Rania Of Jordan

"All art requires courage." - Anne Wilkes Tucker

"Art upsets, science reasures." - Georges Braque

"All art is subversive." - Pablo Picasso

"Great art changes you." - Wendy Beckett

"Realistic, naturalistic art had dissembled the medium, using art to conceal art; Modernism used art to call attention to art." - Clement Greenberg

"The teachers of our law, and to propose What might improve my knowledge or their own." - John Milton

"It's okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers - they help us to learn." - John Bradshaw

"Parents are teachers, guides, leaders, protectors and providers for their children." - Iyanla Vanzant

"Teachers affect eternity; no one can tell where their influence stops." - Henry Adams

"Books are absent teachers." - Mortimer Adler

"Instill respect for teachers." - Henry Louis Gates

"Teachers touch the future." - Anonymous

"Don't trust your teachers." - Carlo Rovelli

"Great teachers transcend ideology." - Suzanne Fields

"Most teachers waste their time by asking question which are intended to discover what a pupil does not know whereas the true art of questioning has for its purpose to discover what pupils knows or is capable of knowing." - Albert Einstein

"One of the most valuable things one of my art teachers said to me was, 'Don't get upset by criticism. Value the fact that at least someone noticed what you did." - Chris Ware

"One of the most valuable things one of my art teachers said to me was, 'Don't get upset by criticism. Value the fact that at least someone noticed what you did." - Chris Ware

"One of the most valuable things one of my art teachers said to me was, "Do' get upset by criticism. Value the fact that at least someone noticed what you did." - Chris Ware

"Prospective teachers may read about the science of education, but they'll only grasp the art in their early years by seeing it practiced and having it commended to them." - Carol Ann Tomlinson

"Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a marker or a building." - A Bartlett Giamatti

"At that time, the academic orientation was rather technical contrary to that of the university, where art theory is very important. The teachers were renowned artists and among the best of that time." - Ralph Allen

"Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building." - A Bartlett Giamatti

"I was born to argue... I don't know why. I mean, from arguing with my teachers and, on occasions, my parents. I think I've mastered the art of argument at a fairly young age." - Sean Hannity

"And so the arbitrary union of three incommensurate, mutually disconnected concepts became the basis of a bewildering theory... one of the lowest renderings of art, art for mere pleasure - against which all of the master teachers warned - was idealized as the ultimate in art." - Leo Tolstoy

"Love the art in yourself, not yourself in the art." - Constantin Stanislavski

"Christian art today should be twentieth-century art." - Francis Schaeffer

"Jazz is part folk art, part progressive art," - Mulgrew Miller

"O Death, O Beyond, Thou art sweet, thou art strange!" - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Art feeds off art...and artists feed off artists." - Robert Mangold

"Art is not about something, Art is something" - Sarah Bernhardt

"I think all good art is outsider art." - Scott McClanahan

"I never understood the low art/high art distinction." - Matt Tong

"Art knows, life applies knowledge; art feels, life acts." - Austin O'Malley

"Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life." - Oscar Wilde

"If art doesn't move people, then art has failed." - Alejandro Gonzalez Inarri

"Study the science of art and the art of science." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Classical art stands for form; romantic art for content." - Robin G Collingwood

"The true art of memory is the art of attention." - Samuel Johnson

"Art is a delayed echo." - George Santayana

"Become acquainted with every art." - Miyamoto Musashi

"Art is born in attention." - Julia Cameron

"Life imitates art - but badly." - Edward Abbey

"Art is 110 percent sweat." - Robert Riskin

"Intimacy is a difficult art ..." - Virginia Woolf

"Art can make chaos seductive." - Mason Cooley

"More matter with less art." - William Shakespeare

"Art? That's a man's name." - Andy Warhol

"All art is quite useless." - Oscar Wilde

"Art, that great undogmatized church." - Ellen Key

"Artists talk in 'art speak.'" - Damian Loeb

"I'm confident in my art." - Kid Cudi

"Art lies because it's social." - Fernando Pessoa

"Art rides in on pleasure." - Walter Darby Bannard

"Art is sexy! Art is money-sexy! Art is money-sexy-social-climbing-fantastic!" - Thomas Hoving

"Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art." - Andy Warhol

"Art is about emotion; if art needs to be explained it is no longer art." - Pierre-Auguste Renoir

"Art is a form of love. Art is the ultimate gift. Art heals life." - Robert Genn

"Minority art, vernacular art, is marginal art. Only on the margins does growth occur." - Joanna Russ

"They believe in teachers unions. We believe in teachers." - Chris Christie

"There are certain teachers who shouldn't be teachers." - Tenzin Palmo

"Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more." - Bob Talbert

"The sins of teachers are the teachers of sin." - William Gurnall

"My teachers could have easily ridden with Jesse James for all the time they stole from me." - Richard Brautigan

"Teachers teach because they care. Teaching young people is what they do best. It requires long hours, patience, and care." - Horace Mann

"Education and the process of educating is a total integral, contextual situation which includes students, teachers, parents, administration and environment." - Jean Houston

"Imparting education not only enlightens the receiver, but also broadens the giver - the teachers, the parents, the friends." - Amartya Sen

"In this very breath that we take now lies the secret that all great teachers try to tell us." - Peter Matthiessen

"Administrators need to shift from being controllers to enablers, so as to liberate the energies and talents of the teachers." - Steve Denning

"Enemies were teachers in disguise." - Eiji Yoshikawa

"Computers aren't magic; teachers are." - Craig R. Barrett

"Injuries are our best teachers." - Scott Jurek

"Computers are' magic; teachers are." - Craig R. Barrett

"Angry teachers can defeat governments," - Bob Rae

"Our teachers deserve better feedback." - Bill Gates

"The great tragedy is that they're removing art completely, not because they're putting more science in, but because they can't afford the art teachers or because somebody thinks it's not useful. An enlightened society has all of this going on within it. It's part of what distinguishes what it is to be human from other life forms on Earth - that we have culture" - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"To improve our schools, we have to humanize them and make education personal to every student and teacher in the system. Education is always about relationships. Great teachers are not just instructors and test administrators. They are mentors, coaches, motivators, and lifelong sources of inspiration to their students. Teaching is an art form. Great teachers know they have to cultivate curiosity, passion and creativity in their students." - Ken Robinson

"I feel that if I had not had an art program in my school, I would have failed in a big way. My teachers knew I was intelligent, but they didn't quite know how I was ever going to apply that intelligence. The one or two teachers who knew me well knew that it would be through drawing or acting or whatever means of expression I was allowed." - David Small

"DAILY TRAINING in the Art of Peace allows your inner divinity to shine brighter and brighter. Do not concern yourself with the right and wrong of others. Do not be calculating or act unnaturally. Keep your mind focused on the Art of Peace, and do not criticize other teachers or traditions. The Art of Peace never restrains or shackles anything. It embraces all and purifies everything." - Morihei Ueshiba

"There are so many different ways to talk and think about art. We just spoke about when attitude becomes form. But when I was a kid, I had these two art teachers, a couple, who were continuing a line of very classical, atelier art training, and they instilled in me a sensitivity to all the classical verities of line, shape, color, texture, and composition, which is only engaging if you're making two-dimensional objects." - David Salle

"Art experts are unfailingly opposed to Art for the simple reason that they are interested in Art - but Art is not interested in Art. Art is interested in life." - Stephen Vizinczey

"My art is for anybody, it's for people who wouldn't go into an art gallery. It's art for the people." - Julian Beever

"Enough of Art. It's Art that kills us. People no longer want to do painting: they make art." - Pablo Picasso

"There is no art without intention." - Duke Ellington

"Made poetry a mere mechanic art." - William Cowper

"Art is 'I'; science is 'we'." - Claude Bernard

"Necessity is stronger far than art." - Aeschylus

"A work of art is an exaggeration." - Andre Gide

"In art, the best is good enough." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"All art is but imitation of nature." - Seneca the Younger

"Life is short and art is long." - Seneca the Younger

"There is but one art, to omit." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Art never expresses anything but itself." - Oscar Wilde

"The art is long, life is short" - Hippocrates

"The joy of dressing is an art." - John Galliano

"Art is a wound turned into light." - Georges Braque

"Good art inspires; Good design motivates." - Otl Aicher

"The secret of art is love." - Antoine Bourdelle

"The secret of life is in art." - Oscar Wilde

"Art takes nature as its model." - Aristotle

"Life is short, but art lives forever." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Art is the highest form of hope." - Gerhard Richter

"Art is a delivery system for worldviews." - Alex Grey

"Art is the child of Nature." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Art is meant to disturb. Science reassures." - Georges Braque

"there is no politically neutral art." - Bell Hooks

"Magick is the Art of Life itself." - Aleister Crowley

"Music is the perfect type of art." - Oscar Wilde

"When things get tough, make good art." - Neil Gaiman

"Thou art relieved of thy duties!" - Vince Mcmahon

"Every work of art is about everything." - Eli Siegel

"The big art is our life." - Mary Caroline Richards

"Entertainment and art are not isolated" - Martin Kippenberger

"Art is long, and Time is fleeting." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The only enemy of art is taste." - Thomas Hoving

"Art is both creation and recreation." - Lin Yutang

"Patience is the art of caring slowly." - John Ciardi

"Life is short and the art long." - Hippocrates

"Connoisseurs think the art is already done." - John Constable

"Art is the essence of awareness." - John O'Donohue

"Art is much, but love is more ..." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Art needs no spur beyond itself." - Victor Hugo

"All art is knowing when to stop." - Toni Morrison

"We by art unteach what Nature taught." - John Dryden

"Above all, art should be fun." - Alexander Calder

"Every work of art changes its predecessors." - Mason Cooley

"The earth without art is just eh." - Demetri Martin

"Art is socialism but life is capitalism." - Mike Birbiglia

"There is only good and bad art." - William Saroyan

"Art is the perfection of nature." - Thomas Browne

"There is no art without contemplation." - Robert Henri

"Art is never finished, only abandoned." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art." - Andy Warhol

"Land really is the best art." - Andy Warhol



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