"I think my father would have liked to have been an artist, actually. But I think he didn't quite have perhaps the drive or, I don't know, I mean he had a family to bring up I suppose."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."David Hockney on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."David Hockney on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."David Hockney on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."David Hockney on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."David Hockney on Margaret Mead
"We live in an age where the artist is forgotten. He is a researcher. I see myself that way."
"In my old age, I'll be in L.A."
"The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you're an artist."
"Art has to move you and design does not, unless it's a good design for a bus."
"What an artist is trying to do for people is bring them closer to something, because of course art is about sharing. You wouldn't be an artist unless you wanted to share an experience, a thought."