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“The justification of art is the internal combustion it ignites in the hearts of men and not its shallow, externalized, public manifestations. The purpose of art is not the release of momentary ejection of adrenaline but is, rather, the gradual, lifelong construction of a state of wonder and serenity.” ― Glenn Gould ~ Glenn Gould, by Yousuf Karsh

“I believe that the justification of art is the internal combustion it ignites in the hearts of men and not its shallow, externalized, public manifestations. The purpose of art is not the release of a momentary ejection of adrenaline but is, rather, the gradual, lifelong construction of a state of wonder and serenity.” ― Glenn Gould

"I don't think art is propaganda; it should be something that liberates the soul, provokes the imagination and encourages people to go further. It celebrates humanity instead of manipulating it." ~ Keith Haring

"There are no rules. That is how art is born, how breakthroughs happen. Go against the rules or ignore the rules. That is what invention is about." ~ Helen Frankenthaler

"Don’t just show pictures of starving children. That’s not all there is. I saw people struggling to survive and making it. I saw families holding together. I saw kindness and beauty, not just bombing and death. I heard beautiful stories, but that’s not what the media shows us. I want to go back live there again some day. It’s a beautiful country and it has an amazing culture and history. If you are going to tell a story, tell the whole story." ~ Alek Wek