BANKSY QUOTES

“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.”

“Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing.”

“The thing I hate the most about advertising is that it attracts all the bright, creative and ambitious young people, leaving us mainly with the slow and self-obsessed to become our artists. Modern art is a disaster area. Never in the field of human history has so much been used by so many to say so little.”

“I mean, they say you die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time.”

“Become good at cheating and you never need to become good at anything else.”

“Think outside the box, collapse the box, and take a fucking sharp knife to it.”

“A lot of mothers will do anything for their children, except let them be themselves.”

“If you get tired, learn to rest, not quit.”

“The greatest crimes in the world are not committed by people breaking the rules but by people following the rules.”

“You’re mind is working at its best when you’re being paranoid. You explore every avenue and possibility of your situation at high speed with total clarity.”

“People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible, and childish… but that’s only if it’s done properly.”

“I need someone to protect me from all the measures they take in order to protect me.”

“It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission.”

“I don’t know why people are so keen to put the details of their private life in public; they forget that invisibility is a superpower.”

“Think of me as a broken toy, one of those Shit Signals with an unrecorded message, lost somewhere between Japan and Bermuda.” ITS YOUR DAY QUOTES

“There’s nothing more dangerous than someone who wants to make the world a better place.”

“Not everyone enjoys a parade. No one enjoys a protest.”

“Art should never try to be popular. The public should try to make itself artistic.”

“The holy grail is to spend less time making the picture than it takes people to look at it.”

“I don’t believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.”

“To use the same language as someone else is to take their power.”

“The time of getting fame for your name on its own is over. Artwork that is only about wanting to be famous will never make you famous.”

“Every time I paint a wall, I lose a friend.”

“Become the type of person who would inspire others to write quotes about you.”

“There is no such thing as a mistake in art.”

“Sometimes the simplest solution is to act.”

“You’re mind is a weapon, keep it clean, clear and loaded.”

“Art is not like other culture because its success is not made by its audience. The public fill concert halls and cinemas every day, we read novels by the millions, and buy records by the billions. ‘We the people’ affect the making and quality of most of our culture, but not our art.”