Greek Art Quotes

Greek Art Quotes by Pierre Soulages, Plutarch, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Epicurus, Aristotle, Will Durant and many others.

Prehistoric art came to move me much more than Greek art. Greek art has beautiful women and handsome men, but I don’t care.
Pierre Soulages
I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
There are men whose manners have the same essential splendor as the simple and awful sculpture on the friezes of the Parthenon, and the remains of the earliest Greek art.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The art of living well and the art of dying well are one.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Will Durant
when I came to know Greek art I instantly understood that excess and perfection are enemies; yet on the other hand this world and the millions of worlds around us live by fire … !
Ethel Smyth
One meets the cat in nearly all forms of art…curiously enough she is not a conspicuous figure in Roman or Greek art.
Carl Van Vechten
See also  Succes Quotes