Mon. May 20th, 2019

Abstract Quotes And Sayings

Abstract Quotes And Sayings

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old abstract quotes, abstract sayings, and abstract proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


“The abstract, unreal freedom of the liberal intellect was really nothing more than childish disobedience, amplified into anarchy.”-Roger Scruton


“Just as pure abstract art is not dogmatic, neither is it decorative.”-Piet Mondrian


“Writing is abstract art of drawing pictures of the conscious and subconscious mind with words.”-Debasish Mridha


“Abstract ideas are the patterns two or more memories have in common.”-Rudolf Flesch


“All abstract sciences are nothing but the study of relations between signs.”-Denis Diderot


“Abstract knowledge is always useful, sooner or later.”-Robert A. Heinlein


“It abstract art should be enjoyed just as music is enjoyed after a while you may like it or you may not.”-Jackson Pollock


“Abstract truth has no value unless it incarnates in human beings who represent it, by proving their readiness to die for it.”-Mahatma Gandhi


“None of the abstract concepts comes closer to fulfilled utopia than that of eternal peace.”-Theodor Adorno


“Even abstract shapes must have a likeness.”-Willem de Kooning


“Abstract pictures are fictive models because they make visible a reality that we can neither see nor describe, but whose existence we can postulate.-Gerhard Richter


“The abstract has no emotional content the abstract is more powerful the more abstract it is”-Cecil Balmond


“The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real.”-Lucian Freud


“Abstract literally means to draw from or separate. In this sense, every artist is abstract a realistic or nonobjective approach makes no difference. The result is what counts.”-Richard Diebenkorn


“Abstract art is uniquely modern. It is a fundamentally romantic response to modern life – rebellious, individualistic, unconventional, sensitive, irritable.”-Robert Motherwell


“There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward, you can remove all traces of reality”.-Pablo Picasso


“In conceptual art the idea or concept is the most important aspect of the work.”-Sol Lewitt


“All paintings are abstract ideas, not representations of true reality.”-Mike Svob


“Abstract words are ancient coins whose concrete images in the give and take of talk have worn away with use.”-Julian Jaynes


“It takes abstract thinking to see how greed can lead to prosperity, but it takes wishful thinking to claim that violence can lead to charity.”-Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski


“You can’t look at abstract art without thinking.”-Patricia Cole


“Abstract art has helped us to experience the emotional power inherent in pure form.”-Anton Ehrenzweig


“The abstract way we think is really grounded in the concrete, bodily world much more than we thought.”-John Bargh


“In the abstract conception of universal wrong, all concrete responsibility vanishes.”-Theodor Adorno


“The only object of theoretical physics is to calculate results that can be compared with experiment… it is quite unnecessary that any satisfactory description of the whole course of the phenomena should be given.”-Paul Dirac


“Color is for me the purest form of expression, the purest abstract reality.”-Jim Hodges


“An abstract title suggests another value to the subject, perhaps an artistic quality that sets the viewers’ sensitivities into action.”-Robert Genn


“To abstract is to draw out the essence of a matter. To abstract in art is to separate certain fundamentals from irrelevant material which surrounds them.”-Ben Shahn

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