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If art, all art, is concerned with truth, then a society in denial will not find much use for it.
Jeanette Winterson, Art Objects
I like cluttered, old, dark-wood antiques. I like character.
Martha Plimpton, American actress
In every work of art, the artist himself is present.
Christian Morgenstern, German author and poet
I collect antiques. Why? Because they're beautiful.
Broderick Crawford, American actor
Collecting is my joy; it gives me great satisfaction.
Ursula Andress, Swiss film and television actress
It is no wonder if Art frequently prefers Illusion to Truth: for Illusion is her servant, but Truth her mistress.
Richard Garnett, De Flagello Myrtes
I love history. Everything is inspired by history, so that's why I love vintage and antiques.
Kelly Wearstler, American designer
It has been common knowledge to informed collectors that many times the finest and rarest art glass is found unsigned.
James Lafferty, American actor, director and producer
Art is at least in part a way of collecting information about the universe.
Rebecca West, British author
My favourite finds are often antique pieces with a history.
Alice Temperley, Fashion designer
A good art collection is emblematic of the people collecting it.
David Furnish, Canadian filmmaker
I believe that everyone collects. I think collecting is in our blood as humans.
Lynda Resnick, American billionaire entrepreneur
Collecting art attests to the culture and spirit of our time-it enriches our life and makes it better.
Thomas Shao, President of Modern Media Group and Collector
Every experience, good or bad, is a priceless collector's item.
Isaac Marion, American writer
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Collecting is more than just buying objects.
Eli Broad, American entrepreneur and philanthropist
Auctions create greater price discovery and liquidity, resulting in a very meaningful final auction price. If you were building a securities exchange today, an auction would be a core feature.
Tyler Winklevoss, founder of Winklevoss Capital Management
I think an art collection is a lot like a diary. Your taste evolves with time. I try to never sell anything because it's part of my journey.
Delphine Arnault, executive vice president of Louis Vuitton