Craft Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Amit Kalantri” float=”none” width=”100%”]Hands can cook, hands can create, hands can kill. There is no better tool than our hands.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Andre Gide” float=”none” width=”100%”]Art that submits to orthodoxy, to even the soundest doctrines, but lacks imagination and deep self-expression is lost leaving only the craftsmanship.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ann Patchett” float=”none” width=”100%”]Art stands on the shoulders of craft, which means that to get to the art, you must master the craft. If you want to write, practice writing.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anne Sexton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Craft is a trick you make up to let you write the poem.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]In crafting ther eare no mistakes just unique creations.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Balthus” float=”none” width=”100%”]The craft of painting has virtually disappeared. There is hardly anyone left who really possesses it. For evidence one has only to look at the painters of this century.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Chinese Proverb” float=”none” width=”100%”]Before undertaking his craft, the artisan first sharpens his tools.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”D. B. Sweeney” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you learn the craft, you can make a movie and get by with tricks.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Bayles” float=”none” width=”100%”]For the artisan, craft is an end in itself. For you, the artist, craft is the vehicle for expressing your vision. Craft is the visible edge of art.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Hockney” float=”none” width=”100%”]Well you can’t teach the poetry, but you can teach the craft.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dorothy Allison” float=”none” width=”100%”]I did not begin with craft, I began with strong feelings and worked toward craft.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dylan Thomas” float=”none” width=”100%”]The best craftsmanship always leaves holes and gaps, so that something that is not in the poem can creep, crawl, flash or thunder in[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edouard Manet” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is not enough to know your craft you have to have feeling. Science is all very well, but for us imagination is worth far more.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Elizabeth Bowen” float=”none” width=”100%”]The craft of the novelist does lie first of all in story-telling.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Emile Zola” float=”none” width=”100%”]There are two men inside the artist, the poet and the craftsman. One is born a poet. One becomes a craftsman.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Eric Gibbons” float=”none” width=”100%”]Art without heart is craft.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ernest Hemingway” float=”none” width=”100%”]We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Flannery O’Connor” float=”none” width=”100%”]Art never responds to the wish to make it democratic; it is not for everybody; it is only for those who are willing to undergo the effort needed to understand it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Francis of Assisi” float=”none” width=”100%”]He who works with his hands is a laborer. / He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. / He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Frank Langella” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you’re lucky as you get older, you respect the craft and it becomes a skill.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Frank Langella” float=”none” width=”100%”]The only thing you have then to believe in is your craft.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gavin Bryars” float=”none” width=”100%”]Craft is part of the creative process.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Herbert” float=”none” width=”100%”]Craft against craft makes no living.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Graburn” float=”none” width=”100%”]Crafts, in all their variety, are considered suitable markers of cultural identity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Hippocrates” float=”none” width=”100%”]The life so short, the craft so long to learn.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ilse Crawford” float=”none” width=”100%”]Craft makes our homes more human. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Italian Proverb” float=”none” width=”100%”]He who is of the craft can discourse about it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jacqueline Fernandez” float=”none” width=”100%”]Our craft is all we have. So, we should keep it challenging and exciting. Else, there’s no actual growth.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Johannes Brahms” float=”none” width=”100%”]Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Geddes” float=”none” width=”100%”]…the making of stories is only one part of my craft -mainly, I’m a heart whisperer…[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Steinbeck” float=”none” width=”100%”]The craft or art of writing is the clumsy attempt to find symbols for the wordlessness.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Johnnie Dent, Jr.” float=”none” width=”100%”]Work your craft; until it becomes an art form.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”June C. Nash” float=”none” width=”100%”]The objects are a medium of communication between people who live profoundly different lives but who can respond to the symbols, textures, and forms that express distinct cultural traditions.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kid Rock” float=”none” width=”100%”]Whatever your craft is, be a master of it. Being half assed at something, people will eventually see through.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lady Gaga” float=”none” width=”100%”]When you make music or write or create, it’s really your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, condomless sex with whatever idea it is you’re writing about at the time.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Leo Tolstoy” float=”none” width=”100%”]Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lindsay Buckingham” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you’re any good at all, you know you can be better.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lucinda Williams” float=”none” width=”100%”]You should put time into learning your craft. It seems like people want success so quickly, way before they’re ready.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Malcolm McCollough” float=”none” width=”100%”]Being made by human hands, the craft is made for human hands: we can not only see it but caress it with our fingers.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Malcolm McCollough” float=”none” width=”100%”]Craft is certainly an application of skill, and it may yet involve the skilled hand.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Malcolm McCollough” float=”none” width=”100%”]Craft is certainly an application of skill, and it may yet involve the skilled hand.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Malcolm McCollough” float=”none” width=”100%”]Craft remains skilled work applied toward practical ends. It is indescribable talent with describable aims. It is habitual skilled practice with particular tools, materials, or media, for the purpose of making increasingly well-executed artifacts.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Malcolm McCollough” float=”none” width=”100%”]There may be an element of art in craft or an element of craft in art.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Maura Madden” float=”none” width=”100%”]Craft can be practiced by anyone, regardless of the skill or artistry that has come to be demanded by those who preach craft. Like a good meal, a good Crafternoon shouldn’t need much – a few quality ingredients, a couple of good friends, and a little bit of creativity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Michael J. Kannengieser” float=”none” width=”100%”]Writing is a craft, being an author is work, and having readers and a following is a gift.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Norman Cousins” float=”none” width=”100%”]Words have to be crafted, not sprayed. They need to be fitted together with infinite care.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Omari Hardwick” float=”none” width=”100%”]Craft is everything.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Patrick Rothfuss” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is something deeply satisfying in shaping something with your hands. Proper artificing is like a song made solid. It is an act of creation.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Paul Gauguin” float=”none” width=”100%”]With practice, the craft will come almost of itself, in spite of you, and all the more easily if you think of something besides technique.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Phyllis George” float=”none” width=”100%”]Crafts make us feel rooted, give us a sense of belonging and connect us with our history. Our ancestors used to create these crafts out of necessity, and now we do them for fun, to make money and to express ourselves.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Raymond Chandler” float=”none” width=”100%”]The moment a man begins to talk about technique that’s proof that he is fresh out of ideas.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Cantillon” float=”none” width=”100%”]The Crafts which require the most Time intraining or most Ingenuityand Industry must necessarily be the best paid.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richie Norton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Crafting your work beats being told what to do.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ricky Maye” float=”none” width=”100%”]Life is a craft no one masters. But we will see an abundance of amazing colors, beautiful views, and stunning insights along the way.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Olen Butler” float=”none” width=”100%”]The only craft and technique you have legitimate access to is the craft and technique you forgot, that has dissolved itself into the unconscious …because you have learned it so well you have forgotten it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robin Tunney” float=”none” width=”100%”]The Craft was what it was. People who respond to that movie respond to it really strongly.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Roman Proverb” float=”none” width=”100%”]No one masters his craft the first day.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Seema Brain Openers” float=”none” width=”100%”]Work done by you with unconditional love and pure devotion goes straight in the category of divine and immortal craft.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stephen Graham Jones” float=”none” width=”100%”]Craft can get you through ninety percent of a piece, but it’s art that carries you at the end.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steve Martin” float=”none” width=”100%”]You want to be a bit compulsive in your art or craft or whatever you do.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Susan Grieshaber and Felicity McArdle” float=”none” width=”100%”]The art and craft of early childhood teaching are in making decisions about fun, play, and work. And it is this crafting that distinguishes the professional from the babysitter, parent, or childminder.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Titus Burckhardt” float=”none” width=”100%”]A craft can only have meaning when it serves a spiritual way.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unarine Ramaru” float=”none” width=”100%”]Your craft is comprehensive if it represents you.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Vidal Sassoon” float=”none” width=”100%”]You either create something and you keep it a secret and you die with it, or you can benefit the craft.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Goldman” float=”none” width=”100%”]A screenplay is a piece of carpentry, and except in the case of Ingmar Bergman, it’s not an art, it’s a craft. And you want to be as good as you can at your craft.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Goldman” float=”none” width=”100%”]No. Not yet. A craftsman only. But I dream to be an artist. I pray that someday if I work with enough care if I am very very lucky, I will make a weapon that is a work of art. Call me an artist then, and I will answer.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Morris” float=”none” width=”100%”]A work of utility might also be a work of art if we cared to make it so.[/wpsm_quote]