“Paint me like one of your French girls.” – Titanic

“Art should be something that liberates your soul.” – Henri Matisse

“Every artist dips his brush in his own soul and paints his own nature into his pictures.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“Art is not freedom from discipline, but disciplined freedom.” – John F. Kennedy

“Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.” – Pablo Picasso

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” – Thomas Merton

“Creativity takes courage.” – Henri Matisse

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” – Pablo Picasso

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” – Edgar Degas

“The painter has the universe in his mind and hands.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.” – Cesar Cruz

“The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.” – Pablo Picasso

“Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbor.” – Vincent van Gogh

“The purpose of art is to express the ineffable.” – Edvard Munch

“Imagination is the voice of daring.” – Henri Matisse

“Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.” – Oscar Wilde

“A great artist is always before his time or behind it.” – George Edward Moore

“Artistic expression is a journey into the unknown, where only the heart has a map.” – Mia Hollow

“Art is the whisper of history, heard above the noise of time.” – Julian Barnes