"Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Dante Alighieri on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Dante Alighieri on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Dante Alighieri on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Dante Alighieri on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Dante Alighieri on Oscar Wilde
"Nature is the art of God."
"Beauty awakens the soul to act."
"Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal."
"The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come."
"There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery."