"Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Rita Mae Brown 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."Rita Mae Brown on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Rita Mae Brown on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Rita Mae Brown on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Rita Mae Brown on Oscar Wilde
"I believe the true function of age is memory. I'm recording as fast as I can."
"The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you."
"You sell a screenplay like you sell a car. If someone drives it off a cliff, that's it."
"Education is a wonderful thing. If you couldn't sign your name you'd have to pay cash."
"Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment."