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

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

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

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

 

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

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

Immature artists imitate.
Mature artists steal.
- Lionel Trilling

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Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.
- Igor Stravinsky

Idol has pretty much taken me out of my recording and out of my choreography.
I have managed to slip in some choreography jobs.
And I've been writing songs for other artists.
- Paula Abdul

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

These are all voluntary resources which help parents
sort out the choices without infringing on the artists' rights to free speech,
which is something that we respect.
- Tipper Gore

I find that there are few reviews that extol women as wonderful artists.
- Estelle Parsons

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

I meet many people, I talk with them,
like a TV show host.
I show what's going on with Greenpeace,
interesing political things, I have artists,
musicians and bands.
- Nina Hagen

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

We wanted to meet him, for though we were neither of
us naive people we had not wholly lost our belief that
it is delightful to meet artists who have given us pleasure.
- Robertson Davies

Some people are really drawn to technology and I liken them to artists.
- Mitchell Baker

And if we must educate our poets and artists in science,
we must educate our masters, labour and capital,
in art.
- John B. S. Haldane

Unless artists can remember what it was to be a little boy,
they are only half complete as artist and as man.
- James Thurber

Wynton and Christopher were really great experiences
for me because they are both very gifted artists.
- Kathleen Battle

Artists don't talk about art.
Artists talk about work.
If I have anything to say to young writers,
it's stop thinking of writing as art.
Think of it as work.
- Paddy Chayefsky

I've been drawing since I was about 3 and I come from a family of artists.
- Craig McCracken

Actually, I don't think there's anyone that represents the artists,
except the artists themselves.
- Isaac Hanson

I love artists like Jon B, but I don't wanna be compared to anybody.
I'm just doing my interpretation of rnb and how someone
like me should be doing it.
- Brian Harvey

Maybe the way we have learned to look has changed in the last 25 years,
and the exotic is much more acceptable.
There are many artists now, younger artists,
who work out of the exotic.
- Anish Kapoor

Don't make art for other artists or for 'intellectuals',
make art for people - and if you can touch just one
person in a lifetime and make a difference -
you have succeeded.
- Ray Conniff

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

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

David Cronenberg knows what we actors do as artists.
- William Hurt

Women artists need to break barriers in order for women's
experience to be valuable.
- Liz Phair

Unauthorized use of these MP3 files is really creating
a problem for artists in the music community.
- Hilary Rosen

Artists, no matter how good their intentions,
are always slower than they think.
- Mark Millar

My favorite artists have always been Elvis and The
Beatles and they still are!
- Johnny Ramone

Dance is certainly a sport, and they are phenomenal athletes,
and they're also artists.
- Neve Campbell

It's something I've always loved doing.
I'm not one of the artists who comes in and just does my bit.
I'm there every second of every day.
That's my hands-on situation.
- Keith Urban

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

Nobody told Don Henley or me that we were going to make it as solo artists,
but I can speak for Don when I say that we are both
really happy now that the band is not together.
- Glenn Frey

The nation that complacently and fearfully allows its
artists and writers to become suspected rather than
respected is no longer regarded as a nation possessed with humor or depth.
- James Thurber

Artists don't always know.
Almost every song I ever recorded that was a hit at
the majors that the promotional people picked I didn't think it would be a hit.
I was wrong every time!
- Roy Ayers

Most artists work all the time, they do actually,
especially good artists, they work all the time,
what else is there to do? I mean you do.
- David Hockney

If it's stage, the two most important artists are the
actor and the playwright.
If it's film, THE most important person is the director.
The director says where the camera goes.
- Brad Dourif

I don't mind doing two or three Eagles songs and playing the drums.
I'm not one of those artists who's going to sit here and deny the past.
- Don Henley

Some artists want to confront.
Some want to invoke thought.
They're all necessary and they're all valid.
- Maya Lin

So much of what we do as artists is a combination of
personal experience and imagination,
and how that all creeps into your work is not so linear.
- Diana Krall

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

My parents cultured me a lot and they introduced me to a lot of artists,
a lot of their friends.
- Amber Tamblyn

The Renaissance is studded by the names of the artists and architects,
with their creations recorded as great historical events.
- Arthur Erickson

You don't know how much artists go through to make it look so easy.
It's all in the practice.
- Lauryn Hill

We showed the industry that female artists could attract
the same audiences as the big male stars.
- Sarah McLachlan

I've never understood why artists, who so often condescend
to the cliches of their own culture,
are so eager to embrace the cliches of cultures they know nothing about.
- Brad Holland

There are many artists that I present that I admit
I like less than I do others.
But I think that they warrant being presented by my own,
personal standards.
- Norman Granz

I grew up with an artist father, and my parents' friends
were also mainly artists or writers,
so he connects what I do with his example.
- Jonathan Lethem

The most aggressive artists often hide their romantic side.
- Don Johnson

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

Most comic scriptwriters are very bad.
The artists are good, but the writers are so bad.
- Harry Harrison

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

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

For I must tell you that we artists cannot tread the
path of Beauty without Eros keeping company with us
and appointing himself as our guide.
- Thomas Mann

I'm rarely grabbed by anything the way I was when I was 10 years younger.
About the only relatively new artists whose albums I own are Beck,
and They Might Be Giants.
- Greg Egan

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

I've been compared to hundreds of artists,
which just goes to show you that I'm not any one thing at all.
- Lenny Kravitz

A lot of artists who have a certain style are expected
to more or less keep doing their style.
It's so easy to get into that rut of production.
- Laurie Anderson

The more far-out artists, the better.
- Gary Wright

Most artists I run into aren't that thrilled with what they do anyway.
They are glad to have different versions out there
to see which one the audience likes the best.
- Wayne Coyne

I do greatly admire Australian artists.
- Jeffrey Archer

I was constantly being around artists and Bohemian types.
- Spencer Dryden

Many artists and scholars have pointed out that ultimately
art depends on human nature.
- Steven Pinker

The term 'giant' is used too often to describe artists.
But in the case of Akira Kurosawa, we have one of the
rare instances where the term fits.
- Martin Scorsese

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

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

Artists are the monks of the bourgeois state.
- Cesare Pavese


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