FAMOUS QUOTE OF ANDY WARHOL

 

 

Discover the most famous quotes and proverbs of Andy WARHOL, american artist and filmmaker, leader of the Pop Art movement.


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Fantasized love is much better than lived love. Not acting on it is very exciting.

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Being good at business is the most fascinating art form.

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The more we look at exactly the same thing, the more it loses all its meaning, and the better we feel, with an empty head.

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I like being the right person in the wrong place and the wrong person in the right place.

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When I die, I don't want to leave any leftovers. I want to disappear. People wouldn't say "he's dead today", they would say "he's gone".

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In the future, everyone will have their quarter of an hour of world fame.

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An artist is a person who creates things that people don't need, but for some reason, he thinks it would be a good idea to bring them things.

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When you think about it, department stores are a bit like museums.

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Don't pay attention to what is written on you. Just measure it.

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The most exciting attraction is between two opposites that never meet.

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Bad taste makes time go by faster.

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If you want to know everything about andy warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings, my films, me. Here I am. There's nothing underneath.

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No difference between living and watching television.

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One person is company, two is the crowd, three is a reception.

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Notoriety is like eating peanuts: when you start, you can't stop.

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One day, everyone will think exactly what they want to think, and then everyone will probably have the same opinions.

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Everyone is very handsome, or nobody.

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I like boring things. I like things to be exactly the same over and over again.

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Buying is much more American than thinking.

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Before the media, there was a physical limit to the space that a person could occupy alone.

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America has a tradition of the richest consumers actually buying the same things as the poorest.

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Everyone has their own America, and then pieces of an imaginary America that you think you are there but don't see.

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You always end up leaving kissing the wrong person.

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It's strange that when you're alone and you read something funny, it doesn't make you laugh, but as soon as you're with someone you laugh.

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We are looking for more sustainability than we are trying to live.

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My paintings never correspond to what I had planned, but I am never surprised.

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Bad taste makes time go by faster.

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Art is already advertising. The Mona Lisa could have been used as a support for a chocolate brand, Coca Cola or anything else.

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Buying is much more American than thinking.

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Don't pay attention to what they write about you. Just measure it.

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It is said that time changes things, but in fact time is just passing and we have to change things ourselves.

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Fantasized love is much better than lived love. Not acting on it is very exciting.

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In the future, everyone will have their quarter of an hour of world fame.

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Everyone looks and acts the same, and we are only making progress in this direction.

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If you want to know everything about Andy Warhol, just look at the surfaces of my paintings, films and myself. I'm here. I'm here. There's nothing behind it.

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You can't imagine how many people hang a picture of the electric chair in their living room - especially if the colours of the picture match those of the curtains.

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I would like to be a machine.

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The businnes-art is the step that follows art. I started as a commercial artist and I would like to end up as a business-artist.

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Some people, even intelligent people, say that violence can be beautiful. I don't understand that because there are only beautiful moments and such moments are never beautiful for me.

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The art of business is the next step after art. I started as a commercial artist, and I want to end up as a business artist. After doing what we call "art", or what we want, I got into the art of business.

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We are looking for more sustainability than we are trying to live.

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In the future, everyone will have their quarter of an hour of world fame.

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Notoriety is like eating peanuts: when you start, you can't stop.

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I only put my talent into my work. My genius is in my life.

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I thought department stores were the new museums....

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Any advertisement is good advertisement.

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If I paint this way, it's because I want to be a machine.

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I like being the right person in the wrong place and the wrong person in the right place.

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It is said that time changes things, but in fact time is just passing and we have to change things ourselves.

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My idea of a good photograph is a sharp image that shows a celebrity doing something ordinary.

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Live like a poor man, and think like a rich man.

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My paintings never correspond to what I had planned, but I am never surprised.

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Phantasmatic love is much better than lived love. Not acting on it is very exciting.

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I don't want any children. I don't want them to have the same problems that I have. I don't think anybody deserves it.

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I was paid to do this, and I did everything I was told to do. If I had been asked to draw a shoe, I would have done it, and if I had been asked to take it back, I would have done it - I would have done everything they asked me to do, I would have corrected and done things well... after all these "corrections", these commercial drawings would have feelings, would have a style. The attitude of those who hired me was marked by feelings or something close to them; they knew what they wanted, they insisted; they are very emotional sometimes. The process of commercial artwork was mechanical, but there were feelings.

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When you think about it, department stores are a bit like museums.

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I can't believe I'm that old because it means (laughs) that Brigid is old, too. It's too abstract. Now I can't even crush a cockroach anymore, because it's a life.

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Buying is much more American than thinking.

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I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own.

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Beauty doesn't have anything to do with sex. Beauty has to do with beauty and sex has to do with sex