Steal This Quote

Inspirational quotes about culture and life from innovative artists

Steal This Quote: W. Somerset Maugham

By |December 26th, 2016|

A good style should show no sign of effort. What is written should seem a happy accident.
— W. Somerset Maugham, French-born British playwright, novelist and short story writer

Steal This Quote: Shirley Chisholm

By |November 22nd, 2016|

You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining.
You make progress by implementing ideas.
— Shirley Chisholm, American author, activist and politician

Steal This Quote: Albert Einstein Redux

By |October 23rd, 2016|

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination.
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited.
Imagination encircles the world.
— Albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and humanitarian

Steal This Quote: Brene Brown

By |September 19th, 2016|

Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think
we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are
— Brené Brown, American author, scholar and storyteller

Steal This Quote: Edgar Degas

By |August 21st, 2016|

 Art is not what you see, but what you make others see
— Edgar Degas, French artist, painter and sculptor

Steal This Quote: Miles Davis

By |July 17th, 2016|

 When you’re creating your own shit, not even the sky’s the limit
— Miles Davis, American jazz musician, composer and artist

Steal This Quote: Kurt Vonnegut

By |June 19th, 2016|

Music is, to me, proof of the existence of God. It is so extraordinarily full of magic,
and in tough times of my life, I can listen to music and it makes such a difference.
— Kurt Vonnegut, American author, artist and activist

Steal This Quote: Diane Arbus

By |May 15th, 2016|

My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been.
— Diane Arbus, American writer and photographer

Steal This Quote: Manuel Álvarez Bravo

By |April 17th, 2016|

 

I work for the pleasure, for the pleasure of the work,
and everything else is a matter for the critics
— Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Mexican artist and father of modern photography

Steal This Quote: Maya Angelou

By |February 22nd, 2016|

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
– Maya Angelou, American poet, author and civil rights activist