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Quotes about Drawing

Let these Drawing quotes help you to let go of your troubles and move on to a joyful and inspiring life.

The tongue like a sharp knife...
Kills without drawing blood.
- The Buddha

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Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
- Henri Matisse

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
- John W. Gardner

May You Always Be Connected With Earth and Sky -
Drawing Energy From Both.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

I'm not materialistic.
I believe in presents from the heart,
like a drawing that a child does.
- Victoria Beckham

Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Drawing is the honesty of the art.
There is no possibility of cheating.
It is either good or bad.
- Salvador Dali


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Why go now? That is the question people asked when
I announced I was retiring.
A combination of things made me feel it was all drawing to a natural end.
- Graeme Le Saux

A lot of Irish people perform.
They perform in drawing rooms.
They sing songs and they play piano.
- Fiona Shaw

When I play, I very quickly put myself into a light
hypnotic trance and compose while playing,
drawing directly from the emotions.
- John Fahey

But with period clothes, people know less so they accept
the pretty drawing that I give them.
- Julie Harris

What you do is, you have your drawing board and a pencil
in hand at the telescope.
You look in and you make some markings on the paper and you look in again.
- Clyde Tombaugh

It's as if I were collaborating with myself,
revealing my relationship to the material.
My hand would make the drawing.
Then my mouth would transmit it.
- Jim Hodges

My job is to make images and leave the decision-making
and conclusion-drawing to other people.
- Laurie Anderson

My attitude towards drawing is not necessarily about drawing.
It's about making the best kind of image I can make,
it's about talking as clearly as I can.
- Jim Dine

Everyone thinks they can write a play;
you just write down what happened to you.
But the art of it is drawing from all the moments of your life.
- Neil Simon

Drawing is still basically the same as it has been since prehistoric times.
It brings together man and the world.
It lives through magic.
- Keith Haring

Action is the highest perfection and drawing forth of the utmost power,
vigor, and activity of man's nature.
- Bishop Robert South

I'm just drawing it now.
It's totally revolting.
I'm sure you'll love it.
- Eddie Campbell

Life is a battle between faith and reason in which
each feeds upon the other,
drawing sustenance from it and destroying it.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

If I had girls to educate I would not have them learn both music and drawing.
- Anne Seward

If you can understand the humor in the drawing part
you'll probably get the humor in the audio part.
- Eric San

It wasn't a problem for me drawing humans although
I had originally come to the studio with the idea that
what I had to offer them was my knowledge in the drawing of animals.
- Marc Davis

On one occasion in 1987 the security police came looking
for me because of a drawing that I'd published.
- Jonathan Shapiro

I kind of do the drawing with the painting in mind,
but it's very hard to guess at a size or a color and
all the colors around it and what it will really look like.
- Roy Lichtenstein

I am among the few who continue to draw after childhood is ended,
continuing and perfecting childhood drawing -
without the traditional interruption of academic training.
- Saul Steinberg

I have been surrounded by artists and paintings throughout my life.
My father Ted Dyer is an artist, and from a very early
age I have spent time painting and drawing.
- John Dyer

Photography is an immediate reaction,
drawing is a meditation.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

We don't sell technical drawings except when they are
incorporated into a drawing or a collage.
- Christo

It was like a miracle, but before our very eyes,
and almost in the drawing of a breath,
the whole body crumbled into dust and passed from our sight.
- Bram Stoker

There never was a time when, in my opinion,
some way could not be found to prevent the drawing of the sword.
- Ulysses S. Grant

I quit comics because I got completely sick of it.
I was drawing comics all the time and didn't have the
time or energy to do anything else.
That got to me in the end.
- Julie Doucet

I'm drawing the gossip surrounding the celebrity,
or the image the celebrity tries to push on us.
- Hilary Duff

It became clear to me that I had to push it toward
a more representational way of drawing.
- Joe Sacco

The whole essence of good drawing - and of good thinking,
perhaps - is to work a subject down to the simplest
form possible and still have it believable for what it is meant to be.
- Chuck Jones

That is a Medieval way of drawing history,
in which they do not respect the law and want the rest
of the world to respect the law.
That's not possible.
- Emir Kusturica

Originality depends only on the character of the drawing
and the vision peculiar to each artist.
- Georges Seurat

The first writing of the human being was drawing,
not writing.
- Marjane Satrapi

A man may learn from his Bible to be a more thorough
gentleman than if he had been brought up in all the drawing-rooms in London.
- Charles Kingsley

Drawing is giving a performance; an artist is an actor
who is not limited by the body,
only by his ability and, perhaps, experience.
- Marc Davis

I tended to faint when I saw accident victims in the emergency ward,
during surgery, or while drawing blood.
- Michael Crichton

In bad weather, I spent hours drawing action figures on paper,
coloring them, backing them on cardboard,
then cutting them out and creating whole stories around their lives.
- Terry Brooks

A drawing is simply a line going for a walk.
- Paul Klee

Real education should consist of drawing the goodness
and the best out of our own students.
What better books can there be than the book of humanity?
- Cesar Chavez

I have become intrigued with the combining of seemingly
unrelated ideas or images,
or the drawing upon the many, sometimes dissimilar,
meanings a word might have.
- John Barton

British fashion is self confident and fearless.
It refuses to bow to commerce, thus generating a constant
flow of new ideas whilst drawing in British heritage.
- Alexander McQueen

I got into underground comics fairly early on and kind
of wandered away from the superhero stuff,
but I was an art student and I was drawing a lot as a kid.
- Jonathan Lethem

When I retire I'm gonna bet on Wolves drawing every game.
I'll be a multi-millionaire!
- Paul Ince

Acting must be scaled down for the screen.
A drawing room is a lot smaller than a theatre auditorium.
- Arthur Lowe

Music is the doorway that has led me to drawing,
photography, and writing.
- Layne Staley

The modes of expression of men of genius differ as much as their souls,
and it is impossible to say that in some among them,
drawing and color are better or worse than in others.
- Auguste Rodin

Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
- Samuel Butler

Discipline in art is a fundamental struggle to understand oneself,
as much as to understand what one is drawing.
- Henry Moore

By drawing or exposing two or more patterns on the
same bit of film I can create harmony and textual effects.
- Norman McLaren

None of us knew what this power plant looked like.
We had no schematic drawing.
- William Scranton

My first concern was to take care of my drawing.
I did not have any knowledge in arts,
especially Haitian arts, apart from the paintings I
saw in my father's office.
- Ralph Allen

I've never seen bad drawing destroy a good idea.
On the other hand, I've never seen a good drawing save a bad idea.
- Paul Conrad

This is an important book, the critic assumes,
because it deals with war.
This is an insignificant book because it deals with
the feelings of women in a drawing-room.
- Virginia Woolf

All the plots of hell and commotions on earth have
not so much as shaken God's hand to spoil one letter
or line he has been drawing.
- William Gurnall

I used to find great difficulty in drawing feet.
- Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

The director's job should give you a sense of music
without drawing attention to itself.
- Taylor Hackford

Even drawing gray hair at all is difficult to render in black and white.
- Alison Bechdel

I start drawing, and eventually the characters involve
themselves in a situation.
Then in the end, I go back and try to cut out most of the preachments.
- Dr. Seuss

This kind of painting with its large frames is a bourgeois drawing-room art.
It is an art dealer's art-and that came in after the
civil wars following the French Revolution.
- Edvard Munch

The first stone was just tried in the spirit of experimentation.
The opening of the stone was far more interesting than
the drawing that I had done on it.
- Andy Goldsworthy

In spite of everything I shall rise again:
I will take up my pencil,
which I have forsaken in my great discouragement,
and I will go on with my drawing.
- Vincent Van Gogh

There are days when I'm completely depressed and able to do only one drawing.
- Christian Lacroix

It was exactly an assembly line.
You could look into infinity down these rows of drawing tables.
- Gil Kane

Today there are about 40 million retirees receiving benefits;
by the time all the baby boomers have retired,
there will be more than 72 million retirees drawing
Social Security benefits.
- Tony Snow

Now, I had been drawing all this time -
especially in France of course -
so,
when I came back, my father gave me the chance to do
a cover for one of the books he published.
- Dick Bruna

You always feel the drawing you are working on is the best you've ever done...
I am only interested in the present.
- Al Hirschfeld


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