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JR Quotes & Sayings

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I want to create the largest-ever participatory art project and highlight the concept of Shadow Philanthropy, where people help others create work without taking credit for it - through this we can really change the world. — JR

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I should never impose an image forever. I like how ephemeral it can be. — JR

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When your holding a double barrel shotgun use both barrels. — JR

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I started when I was 15 years old. And at that time, I was not thinking about changing the world, I was doing graffiti - writing my name everywhere, using the city as a canvas. I was going in the tunnels of Paris, on the rooftops with my friends. Each trip was an excursion, was an adventure. — JR

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Art is not supposed to change the world, to change practical things, but to change perceptions. Art can change the way we see the world. Art can create an analogy. — JR

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If there's one thing I've always taken care of with my work, it's that it's never an advertisement for anything other than the work itself and for the people it's about - no 'Coca-Cola presents.' — JR

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With humour, there is life. — JR

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The real art is in the street, is making the artwork, and for that you have to involve people. The action is actually the artwork. — JR

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Don't forgive and never forget; Do unto others before they do unto you; and third and most importantly, keep your eye on your friends, because your enemies will take care of themselves! — JR

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The world is littered with the bodies of people that tried to stick it to ole J.R. Ewing! — JR

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I'm waiting for the king to arrive — JR

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A conscience is like a boat or a car. If you feel you need one, rent it. — JR

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Anything worth having is worth going for- all the way. — JR

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What we see changes who we are. — JR

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The Internet doesn't always play a great role for art, especially art in the street, as people take what they see for the final image of it. But the most interesting thing about street art is to see it for real, to understand what it means and where it's displayed. — JR

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What I love about the TED is that it's not, 'Hey, take this check and enjoy.' It's, 'Do something with this, and we'll help you.' I think that's the most beautiful prize I've ever heard of. — JR

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A really important point for me is that I don't use any brand or corporate sponsors. So I have no responsibility to anyone but myself and the subjects. — JR

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Do you know what it takes to do [a global art project]? People, energy, glue. — JR

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To change the way you see things is already to change things themselves. — JR

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An artist should be taking risks. That's the whole idea of being an artist. — JR

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If you give me Times Square, I want to give it back to the people. — JR

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I've always been so surprised by how people interpret my photos in context. — JR

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Art is not meant to change the world. — JR

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I am an all-surface wallpaper man that retired to become a printer. — JR

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My parents were born abroad. I was born in France, but I feel comfortable everywhere - I don't see the borders. — JR

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I grew up in the suburbs, a calm suburb, without tension, with working-class and middle-class people mixed together. — JR

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The key to long term success in the marketplace is to build relationships & acquire leadership skills that can build great teams. — JR

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Art is not meant to change the world, but when you see people interacting, when you see an impact on their lives, then I guess in a smaller way, this is changing the world. So, that's what I believe in. That's why I'm into creating more and more interactions. — JR

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The more social media we have, the more we think we're connecting, yet we are really disconnecting from each other. — JR

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Art isn't supposed to change the world, but it can. — JR

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Even when I do really big pieces, I do them strips by strips - so you have to paste, you have to involve people. It's a whole process. And I like that. For me, that's where the artwork is. — JR

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I wish for you to stand up for what you care about by participating in a global art project, and together we'll turn the world ... INSIDE OUT. — JR

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The beauty of an art project is that you cannot always measure the impact, but one day it can become clear. — JR

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Most of the time, people look at a piece of art online when it is just a few blocks from their house. Changing the way you walk home everyday fills life with surprises. — JR

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Like my daddy always said, where there's a way, there's a will. — JR

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The city's the best gallery I could imagine. I would never have to make a book and then present it to a gallery and let them decide if my work was nice enough to show it to people. I would control it directly with the public in the streets. — JR

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The fact that I stay anonymous means I can exhibit wherever I want. No one knows my name, so it's easy for me to travel. — JR

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Can art change the world? Maybe ... we should change the question: Can art change people's lives? — JR

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Nobody gives you power. Real power is something you take. — JR

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Never hate anything or anyone! Anything or anyone that you hate is etched on your heart; if you want to let go you cannot hate — JR

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When I was little, I didn't really travel - from the suburbs to Paris was already a journey. I had a foreigner's eye on the city, and I still enjoy that point of view. Then there's the fact that one of the things that touches me most is injustice. — JR

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When you're in New York, people don't say, 'We're happy you came to New York.' In D.C., people thank you for coming here and bringing art here. — JR

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I never forget those who do me a favor, and I never forget those who don't! — JR

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Revenge is the single most satisfying feeling in the world! — JR

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For me, the gallery legitimates the art production and helps build collections. I don't think an artist should do everything by himself forever. I did it for years and then slowly built my circle of trust. — JR

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With 'Inside Out,' no matter how good the photo or how big the pasting, people will like it or they won't. But what you see through any of these actions is that there's going to be discussion and it's going to bring people together. — JR