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Joseph P. Blodget Quotes



Quotes by Joseph P. Blodget - (21 quotes)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Achievement category:

It's one bloody little achievement after the other. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Adventure category:

Once an artist gets it in his mind that it's a blooming adventure, then, and only then, everything falls into place and starts to work. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Clubs category:

A club is a place where mediocrity is made to feel comfortable. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Collectors category:

One of the almost peculiar characteristics of 20th century collecting is that some people succeeded in giving the appearance of being smart simply by purchasing dumb art. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Comprehension category:

When you get it, you get it fast – like a bucket of paint was suddenly thrown over you. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Confession category:

It's not good to confess your erroneous loves or explain your shortcomings. Keep them quiet or you might fall in love with them again. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Criticism category:

The only crit an artist needs is praise. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Evolution category:

I realized my progress as an artist was an evolution, a kind of natural selection in a highly competitive environment, as unpleasantly Darwinian as any endangered bee-eater. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Exhaustion category:

I painted until I was exhausted. Then I forced myself to do another and it was the best thing I've done for weeks. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Future category:

The way to foresee and control your future is to monitor and regulate your present. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Generosity category:

Those works I have most profited by are the ones I have given away. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Gradation category:

Gradations, large and small, are the bricks that catch and lock wandering eyes to your wall. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Humour category:

Art could be ever so funny if it wasn't such a deadly serious business. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Humour category:

Artists ought to walk a mile in someone else's pants. That way you're a mile away and you have their pants. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Illusion category:

It's all illusion: the illusion of space, the illusion of mass, the illusion of light. The illusions go on and on, there is no limit to the number of illusions you can come up with. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Immortality category:

For immortality, art's probably not as good as having kids, but it runs a close second. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Impotence category:

Art is a game where impotence struts the high road and capability smiles shyly from the quiet corners. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Pets category:

The Society for the Promotion of Modesty in Animals welcomes any attempts to dress dogs, horses, cats, etc. For too long they've been allowed to go around in the nude - which has brought on all kinds of permissive behavior in public - including the fouling of streets and parks. Dogs should at least have diapers. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Renewal category:

Every new painting starts out as a comeback. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Sacrifice category:

It's possible to honourably sacrifice yourself on the altar of acceptance. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Joe Joseph P. Blodgett - From the Watercolours category:

In watercolour, particularly, it's almost always better to chuck than fix. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)