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".. when I went to see Raging Bull I couldn't wait. I went to this duplex cinema ... and there was a drunk, smell of urine, someone snoring and scratches all over the film. I thought, so much for the art. It's all bullshit. You do it because it's the instant thing--a rush."  (Sir Anthony Hopkins)

"Actors: Bores to themselves, to others caviar."  (Phaedrus)

"All art is quite useless."  (Oscar Wilde)

"All great art is abstract."  (Jean Renoir)

"An artist is someone who produces things that people don't need to have but that he -- for some reason -- thinks it would be a good idea to give them."  (Andy Warhol)

"Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before."  (Edith Warton)

"Art and science have their meeting point in method."  (Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton)

"Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame."  (Gilbert Keith Chesterton)

"Art is a collaboration between God an the artist, and the less the artist does the better."  (André Gide)

"Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry, music, architecture or philosophy, he makes a bad husband and an ill provider."  (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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