"I consider skateboarding an art form, a lifestyle and a sport. 'Action sport' would be the least offensive categorization."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Tony Hawk 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."Tony Hawk on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Tony Hawk on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Tony Hawk on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Tony Hawk on Oscar Wilde