Famous Quotes By Andy Warhol


  1. An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
  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.
  3. Employees make the best dates. You don't have to pick them up and they're always tax-deductible.
  4. Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
  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.
  6. I had a lot of dates but I decided to stay home and dye my eyebrows.
  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.
  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.
  9. I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own.
  10. I used to think that everything was just being funny but now I don't know. I mean, how can you tell?
  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.
  12. I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning.
  13. I'm bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is 'In 15 minutes everybody will be famous.'
  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.
  15. In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
  16. Isn't life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?
  17. It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor's finger.
  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.
  19. Land really is the best art.
  20. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
  21. My idea of a good picture is one that's in focus and of a famous person.
  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.
  23. They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
  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.
  25. When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.

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