A good critic is one who narrates the adventures of his mind among masterpieces.
Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces.
The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces.
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.
Many artists and writers have used cannabis for creative stimulation - from the writers of the world's religious masterpieces to our most irreverent satirists.
The effect of studying masterpieces is to make me admire and do otherwise.
Clint Eastwood. Here's a guy who's been involved in so many movies, lots of them masterpieces, and now he's a director. I just like everything I know about him. He's very decisive, he makes up his mind real quick.
Introductions, that is, belong to the masterpieces and classics of the world, to the great and ancient and accepted things; and I am here introducing a short, small story of my own which appeared in The Evening News about ten months ago.
Only mediocrities progress. An artist revolves in a cycle of masterpieces, the first of which is no less perfect than the last.
For any director with a little lucidity, masterpieces are films that come to you by accident.
Paul Cezanne never knew that he was later to be considered 'the father of modern painting.' Because of his great love for his work, he never thought of recognition. He struggled for thirty-five years, living in oblivion at Aix, giving away masterpieces to indifferent neighbors. And then one day a discerning Paris dealer happened upon his canvases and, gathering several of them, presented the Cezanne exhibit. The great of the art world were stunned here, indeed, was a master And Cezanne himself was no less astonished. Arriving at the gallery on the arm of his son, he gazed wonderingly at his paintings, and tears came to his eyes. 'Look,' he whispered, 'theyve framed them'
Books worth reading once are worth reading twice and what is most important of all, the masterpieces of literature are worth reading a thousand times.
Masterpieces are not single and solitary births; they are the outcome of many years of thinking in common, of thinking by the body of the people, so that the experience of the mass is behind the single voice.
My only fantasy about writing was that in my old days, after directing many masterpieces, I would write my memoirs.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
We are similar to a museum. My function is to present old masterpieces in modern frames.