Andy Warhol Quotes

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Born: August 6, 1928, Forest City, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: New York City, New York, USA, February 22, 1987
Occupation: Artist

1.
An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
- Andy Warhol

2.
Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
- Andy Warhol

3.
Employees make the best dates. You don't have to pick them up and they're always tax-deductible.
- Andy Warhol

4.
Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
- Andy Warhol

5.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
- Andy Warhol

6.
I had a lot of dates but I decided to stay home and dye my eyebrows.
- Andy Warhol

7.
I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs.
- Andy Warhol

8.
I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of 'work,' because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.
- Andy Warhol

9.
I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own.
- Andy Warhol

10.
I used to think that everything was just being funny but now I don't know. I mean, how can you tell?
- Andy Warhol

11.
I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money.
- Andy Warhol

12.
I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning.
- Andy Warhol

13.
I'm bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is 'In 15 minutes everybody will be famous.'
- Andy Warhol

14.
I'm the type who'd be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn't going to. I'm the type who'd like to sit home and watch every party that I'm invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.
- Andy Warhol

15.
In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
- Andy Warhol

16.
Isn't life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?
- Andy Warhol

17.
It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor's finger.
- Andy Warhol

18.
It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it.
- Andy Warhol

19.
Land really is the best art.
- Andy Warhol

20.
Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
- Andy Warhol

21.
My idea of a good picture is one that's in focus and of a famous person.
- Andy Warhol

22.
People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly.
- Andy Warhol

23.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
- Andy Warhol

24.
What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.
- Andy Warhol

25.
When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.
- Andy Warhol

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