” Good art however ‘immoral’ is wholly a thing of virtue. Good art can NOT be immoral. By good art I mean art that bears true witness, I mean the art that is most precise. “


” Humanity is the rich effluvium, it is the waste and the manure and the soil, and from it grows the tree of the arts. “


” If a patron buys from an artist who needs money, the patron then makes himself equal to the artist, he is building art into the world, he creates. “


” The art of letters will come to an end before A.D. 2000. I shall survive as a curiosity. “


” It ought to be illegal for an artist to marry. If the artist must marry let him find someone more interested in art, or his art, or the artist part of him, than in him. After which let them take tea together three times a week. “



All 5 Ezra Pound Quotes about Art in picture


Good art however
Humanity is the rich effluvium, it is the waste and the manure and the soil, and from it grows the tree of the arts.


If a patron buys from an artist who needs money, the patron then makes himself equal to the artist, he is building art into the world, he creates.
The art of letters will come to an end before A.D. 2000. I shall survive as a curiosity.
It ought to be illegal for an artist to marry. If the artist must marry let him find someone more interested in art, or his art, or the artist part of him, than in him. After which let them take tea together three times a week.
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