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"Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious."  (Jean Cocteau)

"Art is a private thing, the artist makes it for himself; a comprehensible work is the product of a journalist. We need works that are strong, straight, precise, and forever beyond understanding."  (Kenneth Tynan)

"Art is either plagiarism or revolution."  (Paul Guaguin)

"Art is merciless observation, sympathy, imagination, and a sense of detachment that is almost cruelty."  (Michael Powell, British filmmaker)

"Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced."  (Leo Tolstoy, 1828-1910)

"Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane."  (Theodor Adorno)

"Art is the proper task of life."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"Art is why I get up in the morning but my definition ends there. You know I don't think its fair that I'm living for something I can't even define."  (Ani Difranco)

"Art is why I get up in the morning, but my definition ends there. Ya know it doesn't seem fair that I am living for something I can't even define."  (Ani Difranco)

"Art may imitate life, but life imitates TV."  (Ani Difranco)

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