Andy Warhol Quotes and Sayings

These are inspirational, motivational, wise, sad and funny Andy Warhol quotes, sayings, and proverbs that inspire us. See more famous quotes on QuoteLicious.

  • He was an American artist and producer.
  • Born: August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the U.S.
  • Died: February 22, 1987 in New York City, the U.S.

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The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do. ~Andy Warhol


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

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I think it would be terrific if everybody was alike. ~Andy Warhol


It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. ~Andy Warhol

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Fantasy love is much better than reality love. ~Andy Warhol

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


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


I’m not afraid to die; I just don’t want to be there when it happens. ~Andy Warhol


I never understood why when you died, you didn’t just vanish, everything could just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn’t be there. I always thought I’d like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I’d like it to say ‘figment.’ ~Andy Warhol


Human beings are born solitary, but everywhere they are in chains – daisy chains – of interactivity. Social actions are makeshift forms, often courageous, sometimes ridiculous, always strange. And in a way, every social action is a negotiation, a compromise between ‘his,’ ‘her’ or ‘their’ wish and yours. ~Andy Warhol

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The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet. ~Andy Warhol


I’ll bet there are a lot of artists that nobody hears about who just make more money than anybody. The people that do all the sculptures and paintings for big building construction. We never hear about them, but they make more money than anybody. ~Andy Warhol


I just happen to like ordinary things. When I paint them, I don’t try to make them extraordinary. I just try to paint them ordinary-ordinary. ~Andy Warhol


You need to let the little things that would ordinarily bore you suddenly thrill you. ~Andy Warhol


Land really is the best art. ~Andy Warhol

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As soon as you stop wanting something, you get it. ~Andy Warhol


I’ve decided something: Commercial things really do stink. As soon as it becomes commercial for a mass market it really stinks. ~Andy Warhol


Sex is more exciting on the screen and between the pages than between the sheets. ~Andy Warhol

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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


Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone’s got to take care of all your details. ~Andy Warhol

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Art is what you can get away with. ~Andy Warhol


Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery. ~Andy Warhol


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


Isn’t life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves? ~Andy Warhol


If you’re not trying to be real, you don’t have to get it right. That’s art. ~Andy Warhol


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


I never think that people die. They just go to department stores. ~Andy Warhol


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


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


Sometimes the little times you don’t think are anything while they’re happening turn out to be what marks a whole period of your life. ~Andy Warhol


I never think that people die. They just go to department stores. ~Andy Warhol


If you wear a wig, everybody notices. But if you then dye the wig, people notice the dye. ~Andy Warhol


Just because people throw it out and don’t have any use for it, doesn’t mean it’s garbage. ~Andy Warhol


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


People should fall in love with their eyes closed. ~Andy Warhol


Don’t pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches. ~Andy Warhol


I always like to see if the art across the street is better than mine. ~Andy Warhol


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