Arthur Boyd Quotes

 

If you can’t protect yourself with talk, you won’t be alive to protect yourself with guns.

— Arthur Boyd

I stress the uniqueness of the Australian landscape and its metaphysical and mythic content.

— Arthur Boyd

Everything I do is the environment.

— Arthur Boyd

You can’t make people respond.

— Arthur Boyd

They’re very nationalistic the French – or they used to be. Very insular. Pretty arrogant.

— Arthur Boyd

Art doesn’t alter things. It points things out, but it doesn’t alter them. It can’t, no matter what a painter wants to do.

— Arthur Boyd

I think it would be better if nobody owned anything, but they didn’t starve. Had enough paint and enough pianos and everything else.

— Arthur Boyd

We save paradise by an intense education program where you get people that you can trust to talk sanely about the environment and hope that the message will get through.

— Arthur Boyd

If you make a gun, you are either going to sell it or you are going to use it. And if you’re going to sell it, someone else is going to use it.

— Arthur Boyd

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