top of page

650 Best Graffiti Quotes And Instagram Captions (2023)

1. “Drawing is not what one sees, but what one can make others see.” – Edgar Degas


2. “Graffiti is beautiful; like a brick in the face of a cop. ” ― Hunter S. Thompson


3. “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau


4. “Graffiti is not just a form of expression, it’s a movement, let’s join it on this wall.”


5. “The parks be the lungs of London. ”


6. “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.” -Rumi


7. “Talent is about discipline, commitment, perseverance and constancy. Culturally the Puerto Rican is a fighter, passionate and does not give up until he achieves his dreams and goals. “


8. Paintbrush it off.


9. “Blank walls are a shared canvas and we’re all artists. ”― Carla H Krueger


10. Always look on the light side of life.


11. “And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.” – Dead Poets Society


12. A clay in the life.


13. “When you can’t think of anything else, photograph graffiti, nudes, or plants. ” — Bill Jay


14. “A picture is a poem without words.” – Horace


15. “When in doubt, follow your heart to London. ”


16. “Live. Love. London. ”


17. Live for a cause, not applause.


18. “The power of graffiti lies in its ability to transcend boundaries, let’s do it on this wall.”


19. “Graffiti is something written on a wall, and, of course, art can be exhibited or produced anywhere: a wall is just another venue. ” — Matthew Slotover


20. “Trying to make our way around London, but we don’t have the foggiest idea where we are. ”


21. “Writing graffiti is about the most honest way you can be an artist. ” — Banksy


22. “One thing about London is that when you step out into the night, it swallows you. ”


23. “Every new idea is just a mashup or a remix of one or more previous ideas.” – Austin Kleon


24. “Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make. Good. Art.” – Neil Gaiman


25. Do more of what makes you happy.


26. “Tagging is not vandalism, it’s a form of self-expression.”


27. “If it takes more than 5 minutes, it’s not graffiti. ” ― Mint Serf


28. “Let’s create a mural that will inspire the next generation of artists on this wall.”


29. “​​Every child has the spirit of creation. The rubbish of life often exterminates the spirit through plague and a soul’s own wretchedness.” – Peter Paul Rubens


30. Hue want some of this?


31. “All art, like all love, is rooted in heartache.”


32. “Feeling ticked off at Big Ben. ”


33. “Graffiti is a rebellion against the ordinary.”


34. “Painting is the silence of thought and the music of sight”


35. “Art is the journey of a free soul.”


36. “Filling a space in a beautiful way”


37. “Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.” – Leo Burnett


38. “The man who can dominate a London dinner-table can dominate the world. ” – Oscar Wilde


39. “Graffiti is the canvas of the streets.” #Graffiti Captions


40. “Tagging is a way to transform the urban environment into a work of art.”


41. “Tagging is a way to break free from the constraints of society.”


42. “Art is the breath of life that gives meaning to the mundane.”


43. “I just love the culture of Melbourne.” – Yvonne Strahovski


44. “Graffiti is a way to make the invisible visible, let’s do it with our backgrounds.”


45. “The Achilles heel of an artist lies in the hope that his art is good.” – Kapil Gupta


46. “Melbourne has great eateries and you can go birdwatching.” – Bill Bailey


47. “London is sexy because it’s full of eccentrics. ” – Rachel Weisz


48. “Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terrors, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities, and it always balances them.” – Anais Nin


49. “To my mind a picture should be something pleasant, cheerful and pretty. There are too many unpleasant things in life as it is, without creating still more of them.” – Pierre-Auguste Renoir


50. “Every child is an artist. The problem is staying an artist when you grow up.” – Pablo Picasso


51. “For me drawing is an attempt to understand what I feel about the world I live in.” – Brian Froud


52. “Let’s make this wall a testament to our creativity, a monument to our art.”


53. Copic a fight.


54. “The role of my favorite artists in society has been to give people things to dream about and reflect upon so to escape and to engage simultaneously, bring pleasure and provocation potentially, simultaneously. It’s when you have a clear head right before you go to bed and you’re and you’re open to reflecting upon things honestly that’s the moment when we need to all have some art to be able to think about.”


55. I’m so glad we Met.


56. “While drawing I discover what I really want to say.” – Dario Fo


57. “The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” – Sylvia Plath


58. “One of the things I most liked about the city – apart from all its obvious attractions, the theatre, the galleries, the exhilarating walks by the river – was that so few people ever asked you personal questions. ” – Julia Gregson


59. “An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.” – Edwin Land


60. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.


61. Why should you never trust an artist? Because they always seem a little sketchy.


62. “Graffiti is a way to create art that is inclusive, let’s do it with our backgrounds.”


63. “Melbourne is very sophisticated and edgy – we wear a lot of black. Things are lightening up a little bit, but truly, everything looks good in black.” – Jessica Hart


64. “I like to leave little notes, around as I have traveled. It's like a semi-permanent graffiti for the soul. You know, some words or thoughts for a person's commute home, or the waitress that has been picking up people's sloppy plates all day, maybe even a mom watching her kids play in the park. You never know what is on a person's mind...maybe dread, or hate, or sorrow, or even nothing. I only hope some little thing makes them feel a bit better.”


65. The one where I visit an art gallery.


66. “Let’s turn these walls into a colorful masterpiece.” #Graffiti Captions


67. Glaze a trail.


68. “The artist is not a different kind of person, but every person is a different kind of artist.” – Eric Gill


69. It was pigment to be.


70. “The walls were black slate, and people had written all kinds of things on them with white chalk. I saw the phrase SEX, DRUGS AND BUGS BUNNY CARTOONS, and stopped reading after that.”


71. “Street art is the heartbeat of the urban landscape.” #Graffiti Captions


72. “Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.” – Salvador Dali


73. “London goes beyond any boundary or convention. It contains every wish or word ever spoken, every action or gesture ever made, every harsh or noble statement ever expressed. It is illimitable. It is Infinite London. ” – Peter Ackroyd


74. “Graffiti is a way to create art that is rebellious, that challenges authority and questions the norms of society.” – Revok


75. “I’m not really much of an activist so I don’t see why people put me in that sort of a role. I just do what I do and go about my business, being a strong female so folks seem to think that I’m a role model in that way. I like to speak on women’s issues because they are relevant to me and in my life.”


76. “What a brew-tiful day!”


77. “Ideas come from everything.” – Alfred Hitchcock


78. “Love the art in yourself and not yourself in the art.” – Constantin Stanislavski


79. “The artist has one function–to affirm and glorify life.” – W. Edward Brow


80. “Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing. And even if you don't come up with a picture to cure world poverty you can make someone smile while they're having a piss.”


81. “Having the best Thames in London. ”


82. “Graffiti is a way to leave a mark on the world, let’s do it with our backgrounds.”


83. “Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.” – Jackson Pollock


84. “My Dad says that being a Londoner has nothing to do with where you’re born. He says that there are people who get off a jumbo jet at Heathrow, go through immigration waving any kind of passport, hop on the tube and by the time the train’s pulled into Piccadilly Circus they’ve become a Londoner. ” – Ben Aaronovitch


85. “An empty canvas is full.” – Robert Rauschenberg


86. “Being an artist is the same as being a wizard… only instead of a wand, you use a pencil for your magic.”


87. “Learning to draw is really a matter of learning to see – to see correctly – and that means a good deal more than merely looking with the eye.” – Kimon Nicolaides


88. “A true masterpiece does not tell everything.” – Albert Camus


89. I arted.


90. “This wall is not just a canvas, it’s a gateway to creativity.”


91. Make art, not war.


92. “It is not the walls that make the city, but the people who live within them. The walls of London may be battered, but the spirit of the Londoner stands resolute and undismayed. ” – George VI


93. “A group of ducks is a raft, and a cluster of crows is a murder, but what collection of birds is a gang? Probably geese. They are always engaging in lawlessness and doing graffiti.”


94. “The street art in London is very ad-mural-able. ”


95. ” Art is the journey of a free soul.”


96. “The thing about social media is that it is anonymous, so it can be much more vitriolic and extreme than normal media, and yet it is there for everyone to see. It is kind of like electronic graffiti. ” — Tony Abbott


97. “But there’s no way round it-commercial success is a mark of failure for a graffiti artist. We’re not supposed to be embraced in that way. ” — Banksy


98. “Graffiti is my therapy, my outlet.”


99. “Being lost in Australia gives you a lovely feeling of security.” – Bruce Chatwin


100. “There's no way you're going to get a quote from us to use on your book cover."


101. “Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs.” – Thomas Wolfe


102. “Graffiti is a way to reclaim public spaces, let’s do it with our backgrounds.”


103. “Don’t have much to say that wouldn’t look better on a wall.”


104. “Keeping my London Eye on the prize. ”


105. “Drawing makes you see things clearer, and clearer and clearer still, until your eyes ache.” – David Hockney


106. “With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy?” -Oscar Wilde


107. “Art is longing. You never arrive, but you keep going in the hope that you will.” – Anselm Kiefer


108. “Art is neither a profession nor a hobby. Art is a way of being”


109. “If I paint something, I don’t want to have to explain what it is.”


110. “The beauty of graffiti lies in its impermanence, let’s embrace it on this wall.”


111. When should you fix a painting? When it is Baroque.


112. “​​Anything I can not transform into something marvelous, I let go. Reality doesn’t impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls.” – Anais Nin


113. “Graffiti is not a crime, it’s a form of self-expression.” – Banksy


114. “Graffiti is a language that speaks to the streets, a way to create a dialogue with the city.” – Tristan Eaton


115. “Street art is such a pure art form. Maybe not quite as pure as graffiti but up there. It is so democratic. Art by anyone for everyone. It offers so much but asks for so little.”


116. “I went into this topic where I was trying to break the stereotype of the Arabic language. The non-translation work, this is where I make the switch, where you don’t need to translate. Today, I’m more into the perception scope of work; I’m exploring this concept of perception and how people can look at someone, look at the community, and put in so much judgment, so much stereotype, so much misconception.”


117. “The walls are our canvas, let’s create a masterpiece on them.”


118. Perfectly imperfect.


119. Soul over ego.


120. “I am humbled by the destructive and creative nature in us all. This is what keeps me painting.”


121. “A tattoo is graffiti on the temple of the body. ” — Gordon B. Hinckley


122. “An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.” – Charles Bukowski


123. “Art is a line around your thoughts.”


124. Draw to a close.


125. “This wall may be ordinary, but with our art, we can make it extraordinary.”


126. “One must always draw, draw with the eyes, when one cannot draw with a pencil.” – Balthus


127. “Graffiti is a way to challenge the status quo.” #Graffiti Captions


128. “I go to seek a great perhaps.” – John Green


129. “The chief enemy of creativity is ‘good’ sense.”


130. “Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.” – Pablo Picasso


131. Art speaks louder than words.


132. Life is short, make art.


133. “Imagination is the beginning of creation.” – George Bernard Shaw


134. “Art is the light that shines through the darkness.”


135. “How you draw is a reflection of how you feel about the world. You’re not capturing it, you’re interpreting it.” – Juliette Aristides


136. “Eye spy. ”


137. In a world full of copies, be an original.


138. “Graffiti is a way to create art that is authentic, that reflects the struggles and the joys of life.” – Stik


139. “I just wanted to paint and sketch and tell stories by drawing.” – Robert Redford


140. “I have already settled it for myself so flattery and criticism go down the same drain and I am quite free.” – Georgia O’Keeffe


141. “I don’t want to be interesting. I want to be good.” – Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe


142. “It is only by drawing often, drawing everything, drawing incessantly, that one fine day you discover, to your surprise, that you have rendered something in its true character.” – Camille Pissarro


143. “Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos.” – Stephen Sondheim


144. “To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts – such is the duty of the artist.” – Robert Schumann


145. Truly classic.


146. “I am an artwork in constant progress; I am my own canvas, my own colors, my own brushes, and my own inspiration.” – Efrat Cybulkiewicz


147. “Somebody could say every painting is a self-portrait, but for me, the painting is the opposite of me.”


148. “In this city 300 languages are spoken and the people that speak them live side by side in harmony. This city typifies what I believe is the future of the human race and a future where we grow together and we share and we learn from each other. ” – Ken Livingstone


149. Why are most artists struggling with finances? Because they have no Monet.


150. “I feel like it should be more about the art and less about the artist. For a lot of artists, their personality is the art and their paintings are shit. “


151. “It is nothing short of baffling to me how a city like Melbourne, where I struggle to find accessible facilities on a very regular basis, could be considered the most livable city in the world. I suppose it all depends on what makes a city ‘livable’ for you.” – Stella Young


152. “Let’s use our backgrounds to create a sense of place, to make the ordinary extraordinary.”


153. “The works must be conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness.” – Joan Miro


154. “Success is a worn down pencil.” – Robert Rauschenberg


155. “London is a roost for every bird. ”


156. “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” – Aristotle


157. “Artist by nature. Every art is a masterpiece.”


158. Got off to a bad art.


159. “The most talented, thought-provoking, game-changing people are never normal.” – Richard Branson


160. “Graffiti is a form of protest against the system.”


161. “Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.” – Jonathan Swift


162. “Melbourne is the kind of town that really makes you consider the question ‘Is there life after death?’” – Bette Midler


163. “If today I was a graffiti, I would be one on a train that goes to the South of France. ”― Alain Bremond-Torrent


164. “The great artists of the past were aware that human life is full of chaos and suffering. But they had a remedy for this. And the name of that remedy was ‘beauty’. The beautiful work of art brings consolation in sorrow and affirmation in joy. It shows. human life. to. be. worthwhile.”. –. Roger. Scruton


165. “If you need me, you’ll find me in Borough Market stuffing my face with delicious food. PS: don’t need me. ”


166. Random wax of kindness.


167. “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” – Degas


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


169. “Art is what happens when you dare to be who you really are.”


170. “Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things.” – Ray Bradbury


171. “Create with the heart; build with the mind.”


172. “Australia is just so full of surprises.” – Bill Bryson


173. Put your best wood forward.


174. Golden days.


175. “You pick your way past young men and girls sitting on the steps, you wander bewildered among those austere walls which students’ hands have arabesqued with outsize capital writing and detailed graffiti, just as the cavemen felt the need to decorate the cold walls of their caves to become masters of the tormenting mineral alienness, to make them familiar, empty them into their own inner space, annex them to the physical reality of living.”


176. “Graffiti ultimately wins out over proper art because it becomes part of your city; it’s a tool. ” — Banksy


177. “Eye came. Eye saw. Eye conquered. ”


178. “Drawing is vision on paper.” – Andrew Loomis


179. Blended by the light.


180. “Instead of avoiding the problem, analyze it. That’s a good start for a change”


181. “Graffiti is a language that speaks to the streets.”


182. “Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons.” – Al Hirschfeld


183. Tomorrow is another clay.


184. How many art gallery visitors would it approximately take to change a light bulb? Two. One who would actually do it and one to say that his 3-year-old kid could have done that.


185. Luck of the draw.


186. “Art is the antidote to conformity.”


187. “After pop art, graffiti is probably the biggest art movement in recent history to have such an impact on culture. ” — Jeffrey Deitch


188. If looks could kiln.


189. By no etch of the imagination.


190. “Art is my life and my life is art”


191. “Australia lives with a strange contradiction – our national image of ourselves is one of the Outback, and yet nearly all us live in big cities. Move outside the coastal fringe, and Australia can feel like a foreign country.” – Kate Grenville


192. “The fog was so thick we mist our tour. ”


193. “Art is the language that everyone can understand.”


194. “Poetry is eternal graffiti written in the heart of everyone. ” — Lawrence Ferlinghetti


195. “Be bold, be daring, be different.”


196. “There is no must in art because art is free.” – Wassily Kandinsky


197. This is the last draw.


198. Quick on the draw.


199. “I paint flowers so they will not die.” – Frida Kahlo


200. “Graffiti is a celebration of creativity.” #Graffiti Captions


201. “Graffiti is not just art, it’s a movement that speaks truth to power.” – Lady Pink


202. “The principle of true art is not to portray, but to evoke.” – Jerzy Kosinski


203. “I use art to express myself and escape from work. It is sacred.”


204. “A digital sound sample in angry rap doesn’t correspond to the graffiti but the wall. ” — Jaron Lanier


205. “In London, everyone is different, and that means anyone can fit in. ” – Paddington Bear


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


207. “The great thing about coming to Melbourne is that people talk about Sydney being the food capital but Melbourne is a lot more; it has that residential feel, a feeling of homeliness. When you go to restaurants, it’s known as a creative, artistic city. That’s what you get with the food.” – Ainsley Harriott


208. “I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.” – Le Corbusier


209. Drawn with the wind.


210. “Drawing is giving a performance; an artist is an actor who is not limited by the body, only by his ability and, perhaps, experience.” – Marc Davis


211. “Art is not just for the galleries, it’s for the streets.”


212. “Art is never finished, only abandoned.” – Leonardo da Vinci


213. Aspire to inspire.


214. “Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.” – Pablo Picasso


215. Falling in love with people I’ve never met, and places I’ve never been.


216. “London on a sunny day is my idea of heaven. ”


217. “I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way.” – Georgia O’Keeffe


218. “The traffic in London is like a Piccadilly Circus. ”


219. “Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.” – Jack Kerouac


220. “Fifty Shades of Earl Grey. ”


221. “A museum is a bad place to look at art; the worst context for art is other art”


222. “In Afghanistan, I was doing street art because it was more open, but when I had a show, only men would come. I said I’m an artist not only for men but for women too. So that’s why I like graffiti. ” — Malina Suliman


223. Don’t get me arted.


224. “I love Melbourne and South Yarra’s perfect for high tea.” – Adriano Zumbo


225. The earth without art is just “eh.”


226. “Let’s create a dialogue with this wall, let’s listen to what it has to say.”


227. “Color is a power which directly influences the soul.” – Wassily Kandinsky


228. “My eyes were made to erase all that is ugly.” – Raoul Dufy


229. “You are so much sunshine in every square inch.” -Walt Whitman


230. A work of art.


231. “If you’re curious, London is an amazing place. ” – David Bailey


232. “The life of an artist is not made of love, creativity & freshwater. You have to know certain recipes. You have to understand how the art market works. You also have to be able to speak to the public, to flatter them, and you have to give them things they can understand. Art is a real business, and it’s complicated, with rules and laws, ways of exhibiting and of placing value on someone’s work in order to establish its market value. I wasn’t aware of all that when I began.”


233. “The man who can dominate a London dinner table can dominate the world. ” – Oscar Wilde


234. “What treasures lay inside! Yes, here were the colors that she had asked for: red, pink, yellow, blue, green, black- all in powder form, of course, not like the one or two bottles of liquid food color that were available at the Lebanese supermarket in town; those were not at all modern- some big blocks of marzipan, and, as always, June had included some new things for Angel to try. This time there were three tubes that looked rather like thick pens. She picked one upend examined it: written along its length were the words 'Gateau Graffito,' and underneath, written in uppercase letters, was the word 'red.' Reaching for the other two pens- one marked 'green' and the other 'black'- she saw a small printed sheet lying at the bottom of the bubblewrap nest. It explained that these pens were filled with food color, and offered a picture showing how they could be used to write fine lines or thick lines, depending on how you held them. It also guaranteed that the contents were kosher. Eh, now her cakes were going to be more beautiful than ever!”


235. “Saying hi to my bestie, Big Ben. ”


236. “Originality is nothing but judicious imitation.” – Voltaire


237. Expand your horizons.


238. “Paint your reality with your dreams.”


239. “If it takes more than 5 minutes, its not graffiti.”


240. “Graffiti writers will never stop. They’ll just evolve. It’s interesting what ideas people come up with and how it all extends forward. ” — Ben Eine


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


242. “Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.” – Pablo Picasso


243. “Classical graffiti


244. “Every artist was first an amateur.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


245. “Pain is a Good Teacher”


246. “Leaving Australia was the hardest thing I have ever done.” – Barry Gibb


247. “Graffiti is a way to reclaim public space.”


248. “Art is the soul of the city, let it thrive on these walls.”


249. “I wanted to do galleries instead of just painting rich people’s poodles.”


250. “I like the spirit of this great London which I feel around me. ” – Charlotte Brontë


251. “To walk alone in London is the greatest rest. ”


252. “Graffiti is only dangerous in the mind of three types of people; politicians, advertising executives, and graffiti writers. ” — Banksy


253. “When I am completely myself, entirely alone during the night when I cannot sleep, it is on such occasions that my ideas flow best and most abundantly.” – Mozart


254. “Street art is a mirror that reflects the soul of the city.”


255. “An artist must have his measuring tools not in the hand, but in the eye.” – Michelangelo


256. “Graffiti is a way to make the invisible visible, to bring life to the forgotten spaces of our cities.” – Blek le Rat


257. “London is like a cold, dark dream sometimes. ”


258. Art is my cardio.


259. “I like to leave little notes around as I have traveled. It’s like a semi-permanent graffiti for the soul. ” ― Owen D Hill


260. “Let’s create a visual language with our backgrounds, a language that speaks to the soul.”


261. To the wax.


262. A picture is worth a thousand words.


263. “Beginning with audacity is a very great part of the art of painting.” – Winston Churchill


264. “London’s greatest strength is our diversity, and it’s wonderful to see Londoners celebrating our capital’s different traditions, determined to stand up to division. ” – Sadiq Khan


265. Leave a lasting impression.


266. Let’s clay in touch.


267. “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein


268. “On Melbourne summer mornings the green trams go rolling in stately progress down tunnels thick with leaves: the bright air carries along the avenue their patient chime, the chattering of their wheels.” – Helen Garner


269. “Australians have a free spirit and an ability to think outside the box, and that is why I like Australia so much.” – Brian Schmidt


270. “Few people go to art exhibitions. The power of Street Art is that it goes to people’s daily life to be seen.”


271. That’s just the clay it is.


272. “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” – Ansel Adams


273. It was Louvre at first sight.


274. “Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it.” – Salvador Dali


275. “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.”


276. “Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feelings the artist has experienced.” – Leo Tolstoy


277. “Traditional graffiti writers have a bunch of rules they like to stick to, and good luck to them, but I didn’t become a graffiti artist so I could have somebody else tell me what to do. ” — Banksy


278. “The most difficult thing in the world is to reveal yourself, to express what you have to. As an artist, I feel that we must try many things – but above all we must dare to fail. You must be willing to risk everything to really express it all.” – John. Cassavetes


279. “Only an artist can interpret the meaning of life.” – Novalis


280. Live for the little moments.


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


282. “Graffiti is not just an act of rebellion, it’s a form of self-expression, let’s do it on this wall.”


283. “The world is our canvas, let’s paint it one wall at a time.”


284. “Scars: the graffiti of violence. ” ― Jim Butcher


285. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” -Helen Keller


286. “London is calling, so I must go. ”


287. “Melbourne is wonderfully altered since I last saw it. There are some very fair buildings in it now, and things are a little cheaper than they used to be.” – William John Wills


288. “I went to London because, for me, it was the home of literature. I went there because of Dickens and Shakespeare. ” – Ben Okri


289. “Oh, I love London Society! It is entirely composed now of beautiful idiots and brilliant lunatics. Just what Society should be. ” – Oscar Wilde


290. “It is difficult to speak adequately or justly of London. It is not a pleasant place; it is not agreeable, or cheerful, or easy, or exempt from reproach. It is only magnificent. ” – Henry James


291. “I didn’t have much of a life in crime as a graffiti writer. ” — Ryan McGinley


292. “You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford. ” – Samuel Johnson


293. “Painting from nature is not copying the object, it’s realizing one’s sensations.” – Paul Cezanne


294. “A person who is tired of London is not necessarily tired of life; it might be that he just can’t find a parking place. ” – Paul Theroux


295. “London, Eye’m a fan!”


296. Pretty as a postcard.


297. “Speak softly, but carry a big can of paint.”


298. “Don’t paint the object, paint its effect.” – Unknown


299. “Art is an evolutionary act. The shape of art and its role in society is constantly changing. At no point is art static. There are no rules.”


300. “Aesthetically, London is just beautiful; it’s a gorgeous city. The architecture, monuments, the parks, the small streets – it’s an incredible place to be. ” – Sara Bareilles


301. “Imagine a city where graffiti wasn’t illegal, a city where everybody could draw whatever they liked. ” — Banksy


302. “Life is too short to paint something you don’t have feeling for.” – Unknown


303. Where do cows usually display their artwork? In moo-seums.


304. “Graffiti is the voice of the urban jungle.”


305. “Alone of all the races on earth, they seem to be free from the ‘grass is greener on the other side of the fence’ syndrome, and roundly proclaim that Australia is, in fact, the other side of that fence.” – Douglas Adams


306. “Everybody’s trying to leave their mark on the world. That’s why there’s graffiti and babies. ” — Kristen Schaal


307. “Whoever wants to know something about me, they should look attentively at my pictures and there seek to recognise what I am and what I want.” – Gustav Klimt


308. Not pen or paper, but I still draw attention.


309. “Well, while you were in the bathroom, I sat down at this picnic table here in Bumblefug, Kentucky, and noticed that someone had carved that GOD HATES FAG, which, aside from being a grammatical nightmare, is absolutely ridiculous. So I'm changing it to 'God Hates Baguettes.' It's tough to disagree with that. Everybody hates baguettes.”


310. Collect moments, not things.


311. “I spray the sky fast. Eyes ahead and behind. Looking for cops. Looking for anyone I don't want to be here. Paint sails and the things that kick in my head scream from can to brick. See this, see this. See me emptied onto a wall.”


312. “The city is our playground, let’s paint it with our art.”


313. “Society has been manipulated via the media and economic interests, creating for the masses a need that does not exist—or exposing a wrong side of history. Fear is manufactured to gain control.”


314. “An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.” – James Whistler


315. “Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist.” – René Magritte


316. “This wall may have been a barrier, but now it can be a bridge between art and the community.”


317. “I’m about to enjoy the showers of London. ”


318. “It is only when we are no longer fearful that we begin to create.” – J. M. W. Turner


319. “A wall is a very big weapon. It’s one of the nastiest things you can hit someone with.” – Banksy


320. “In London, love and scandals are considered the best tea sweeteners. ”


321. Front-load the most important information


322. “I find that personal resonance allows for a true connection and true inspiration, therefore art has the power to manifest and effect within another being, and that is truly beautiful. So in essence, I guess, I am trying to create beauty in my work that allows for beauty in other people.”


323. “Graffiti is a way to create art that is accessible to everyone, regardless of their background or education.” – Keith Haring


324. “I paint the spirit and soul of what I see”


325. Come hell or high watercolor.


326. “I laugh at the way some people think graffiti is all selfish tagging and vandalism. ” — Carla H. Krueger


327. “This wall may have been neglected, but with our art, we can make it a symbol of hope.”


328. “A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who inspires others.” – Salvador Dali


329. “All graffiti is low-level dissent, but stencils have an extra history. They’ve been used to start revolutions and to stop wars. ” — Banksy


330. “Let’s make this wall a canvas for our dreams, a place where we can paint our aspirations.”


331. What is Salvador Dali’s favorite thing to eat for breakfast? A bowl of surreal.


332. “Paint the town red, blue, and green.”


333. “Art is the bridge between reality and imagination.”


334. “I like to combine things, weird things, opposite things, violent things, dark things, with happy things”


335. “What keeps my heart awake is colorful silence.” – Claude Monet


336. “I think Melbourne is by far and away the most interesting place in Australia, and I thought if I ever wrote a novel of any kind, I had to set it here.” – Peter Temple


337. “All you need is love and a vacation in London. ”


338. “Drawing is still basically the same as it has been since prehistoric times. It brings together man and the world. It lives through magic.” – Keith Haring


339. “Graffiti is a language that speaks to the streets, let these walls tell the story.”


340. “The difference between what we see and a sheet of white paper with a few thin lines on it is very great. Yet this abstraction is one which we seem to have adopted almost instinctively at an early stage in our development, not only in Neolithic graffiti but in early Egyptian drawings. And in spite of its abstract character, the outline is responsive to the least tremor of sensibility. ” — Kenneth Clark


341. “I feel success, in a very personal way, is trying to put aside that kind of superficial success of which society speaks to us all the time. I think there is nothing better than feeling good about what you are and what you do, something that is very difficult to achieve.”


342. All wood things.


343. What do pirates do in their free time? They make arrrt.


344. “The artist must train not only his eye but also his soul.” – Wassily Kandinsky


345. “I love a sunburnt country, A land of sweeping plains, Of ragged mountain ranges, Of droughts and flooding rains.” – Bill Bryson, Down Under


346. There is a story in every stroke.


347. “Australia, to the rest of the world, is just far away, and Australia in the Thirties was the faraway of the faraway.” – Baz Luhrmann


348. “If Graffiti is art and art is a crime, then how come Picasso never done time?” — Melvin Glover


349. “Jay was attacked with peculiar venom. Near his New York home, the walls of a building were defaced with the gigantic words, 'Damn John Jay. Damn everyone that won’t damn John Jay. Damn everyone that won’t put up lights in the windows and sit up all night damning John Jay.”


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


351. “Let’s create a backdrop that will make our art stand out and shine.” #Graffiti Captions


352. “However, if he really wanted to bust me, all he had to do was ask to see my schoolbooks. The front and back covers are the first place graffiti artists start to draw. ” ― Drexel Deal


353. “Fish and chips, the River Thames, and Big Ben. My life is complete. ”


354. “It’s so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas.” – Paul Cezanne


355. “Drawing is a form of probing. And the first generic impulse to draw derives from the human need to search, to plot points, to place things and to place oneself.” – John Berger


356. Absence makes the art grow fonder.


357. “One of the the things I most liked about the city – apart from all its obvious attractions, the theatre, the galleries, the exhilarating walks by the river – was that so few people ever asked you personal questions. ” – Julia Gregson


358. Today’s view.


359. I’m like an abstract painting: hard to understand, but beautiful to look at.


360. “Art doesn’t have to be pretty. It has to be meaningful.”


361. “I started painting as a hobby when I was little. I didn’t know I had any talent. I believe talent is just a pursued interest. Anybody can do what I do.” – Bob Ross


362. “I have visited Australia several times, and I always try to make a point of going to Melbourne because it’s almost my favorite city there, Melbourne and Sydney.” – Jackie Collins


363. “It is a significant symbol that street art is gaining increased attention and credibility in the art world, and that’s a good thing.” – Invader


364. “Drawing things makes them seem more real and makes me feel more alive. It also makes me pin down and remember things: landscapes, season, weather, occasions, incidents, people that would otherwise have melted from my memory.” – David Gentleman


365. “A work is finished when an artist realizes his intentions.” – Rembrandt


366. “Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.” – John Steinbeck


367. “The streets of London have their map, but our passions are uncharted. What are you going to meet if you turn this corner?” – Virginia Woolf


368. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” – Maya Angelou


369. “A beautiful body perishes, but a work of art dies not.” – Leonardo da Vinci


370. Art gallery today.


371. Kick-art your day.


372. “This wall may be rough, but with our art, we can make it smooth and beautiful.”


373. “The cold here is snow joke. ”


374. “Leave your mark on the world, paint your story on these bricks.”


375. “A group of ducks is a raft, and a cluster of crows is a murder, but what collection of birds is a gang? Probably geese. They are always engaging in lawlessness and doing graffiti. ” ― Jarod Kintz


376. “When it’s three o clock in New York, it’s still 1938 in London. ”


377. “In London, everyone is different, and that means everyone can fit in. ”


378. “There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.” – Pablo Picasso


379. “The Final Word by Stewart Stafford


380. “Graffiti is a way to challenge the status quo, let’s do it on this wall.”


381. “Let’s use our backgrounds to make a statement, to challenge the norm, and to question the status quo.” #Graffiti Captions


382. Born to express, not impress.


383. “I wish London wasn’t so far away. ”


384. “Tagging is a way to leave your mark on the world.”


385. “Art is an experience not an object.”


386. “Drawing takes time. A line has time in it.”


387. As hue know…


388. At the crack of drawn.


389. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” – Albert Einstein


390. “His achievements read like the graffiti on the walls of a hangman’s changing room. ” — Jonathan Larson


391. “A picture is a poem without words”


392. “London is a modern Babylon. ” – Benjamin Disraeli


393. “Great design is achieved not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” – De Saint Exupery


394. “Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.”


395. Art is my favorite sport.


396. “London fundon!”


397. “Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get the work done. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightning to strike you in the brain, you’re not going to make an awful lot of work.” – Chuck Close


398. “We might be hollow but we’re brave.” -Lorde


399. “Let’s use our backgrounds to tell a story, to create a narrative that resonates with the audience.”


400. Go big, or Van Gogh home.


401. A rolling tone gathers no moss.


402. “Graffiti is a way to create art that is free, that breaks the chains of conformity and embraces the wildness of life.” – L’Atlas


403. Only looking ahead.


404. “I tried to grab a pic of London fog, but I mist. ”


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


406. “Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you a ticket to London. ”


407. “Should graffiti be judged on the same level as modern art? Of course not: It’s way more important than that. ” — Banksy


408. “Lawbreaking, graffiti artist, dumb jock that I am, I’m pretty socially conscious. ” — Duff Goldman


409. Complimentary colors always have nice things to say.


410. On the home sketch.


411. Draw-dropping.


412. “Art is unquestionably one of the purest and highest elements in human happiness. It trains the mind through the eye, and the eye through the mind. As the sun colors flowers, so does art color life.” – John Lubbock


413. “Let’s break the monotony of these walls and paint them with our creativity.”


414. “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life. ”


415. “Everything is so beautiful and so short.” -Marina Keegan


416. I’m etching to go.


417. “Leave your mark, make it count.”


418. Art teachers: just doing it for the Monet.


419. Slow down and enjoy the view.


420. “Across the street from the van was a board fence. Someone had spray-painted incomprehensible graffiti on it—could have been an ambigram for all she knew, legible upside-down as well as right-side-up. ” ― S. A. Hunt


421. “Few people go to art exhibitions nowadays, the art comes to them!”


422. “The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you’re an artist.” – David Hockney


423. “Street art is a dialogue between the artist and the city.”


424. “Graffiti doesn’t exist unless someone got a photo because it’s gone immediately. ” — Jeffrey Deitch


425. “Graffiti is a way to reclaim public spaces and make them our own.” – Shepard Fairey


426. “Every artist was first an amateur.”


427. “I like the spirit of this great London, which I feel all around me. ”


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


429. “All the lights are sparking for you, it seems.” -Lana Del Rey


430. “There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns.” – Edward de Bono.


431. “I don’t paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality.”


432. “Graffiti is beautiful; like a brick in the face of a cop.”


433. “Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.”― Pablo Picasso


434. “I laugh at the way some people think graffiti is all selfish tagging and vandalism. Thoughtful street art is like good fiction – it speaks out on behalf of everyone, for us all to see.”


435. “Graffiti is not just vandalism, it’s a way to challenge the status quo and create change.” – Futura


436. “Some people are enraged, and some people are applauding. If there were a mission statement for graffiti, that would be it. ” — Barry McGee


437. “London always reminds me of a brain. It is similarly convoluted and circuitous. A lot of cities, especially American ones like New York and Chicago, are laid out in straight lines. Like the circuits on computer chips, there are a lot of right angles in cities like this. But London is a glorious mess. ” – James Geary


438. “Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything.” – George Lois


439. “There’s a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line”


440. “The important thing is that each work is always guided by passion”


441. “Art is either revolution or plagiarism.”


442. “There’s no time to be bored in London. ”


443. “Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do.” – Edgar Degas


444. “Life is sometimes hard. Things go wrong, in life and in love and in business and in friendship and in health and in all other ways that life can go wrong. And when things get tough, this is what you should do. Make good art.” – Neil Gaiman


445. “Watching the River Thames is one of the world’s most famous live streams. ”


446. “I started off as a graffiti artist in the South Bronx. ” — Swizz Beatz


447. No rain, no flowers.


448. “Graffiti is a way to bring life to the dead walls, let’s bring them to life with our art.”


449. Ink and you’ll miss it.


450. “The wall in the room we shared will remind them that we were here. That we are human. Of value. Important.”


451. “Searching for ravens at the Tower of London. ”


452. “When I paint, I never think of selling. People fail to understand that we paint in order to experiment and to develop ourselves as we strive for greater heights.” – Edvard Munch


453. “If today i was a graffiti, i would be one on a train that goes to the South of France.”


454. “Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.” – Donatella Versace


455. “If people only knew how hard I work to gain my mastery. It wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all.” – Michelangelo


456. “Graffiti is not just a form of art, it’s a form of rebellion against the mundane.”


457. Color poetry.


458. “Every child is an artist”


459. “I love coming home to Melbourne. The first thing I do is have a coffee. It’s just so much better here than anywhere else. It’s better than in Italy and I travel a lot. I crave it.” – Curtis Stone


460. “Bad artists copy. Good artists steal.”


461. “Art isn’t a talent. It’s an experience.”


462. “Replace fear with curiosity.” – Stephen Spielberg


463. “I often paint portraits of women from the past, women that tried to break the rules. We still need to break the rules, we still don’t have a real gender equality, this is my message, not always very obvious, but often added to my work.”


464. “Working together allows us to exchange ideas, but you must compromise to create the final effect”


465. “After going to Australia, it’s hard to go anywhere after that. I want to move there. I’m obsessed with it.” – Nina Dobrev


466. “Melbourne, where I grew up, is one of the street art capitals of the world. Something about discovering freshly painted walls always fills me with optimism; it’s autonomous and democratic, and reminds me that maybe people are paying attention after all.” – Penelope Mitchell


467. “There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who, with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun.” – Pablo Picasso


468. “The English language is like London: proudly barbaric yet deeply civilised, too, common yet royal, vulgar yet processional, sacred yet profane. ” – Stephen Fry


469. “I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone because I am the person I know best.”


470. “A line is a dot that went for a walk.” – Paul Klee


471. “Speak softly, but carry a big can of paint.” – Banksy


472. “Creativity is nothing but a mind set free.” – Torrie T. Asai


473. “This little piggy went to Camden Market. ”


474. “You have a million excuses. Write anyway.” – Carrie Kei Heim


475. “Tagging is an art form that cannot be tamed.”


476. “When I say artist I mean the man who is building things…some with a brush – some with a shovel – some choose a pen.” – Jackson Pollock


477. “Shepard Fairey: Obey This Film” by Brett Novak


478. “Passions are not found, they are developed.” – Unknown


479. “Something about the stillness or my state of mind reminded me of the world’s remarkable capacity to carry on in every place at once.” -Marina Keegan


480. “It is not enough to know your craft, you have to have feeling. Science is all very well, but for us imagination is worth far more.” – Edouard Manet


481. “Scars - the graffiti of violence. - Harry Dresden”


482. “Color is my day-long obsession, joy, and torment.” – Claude Monet


483. “Graffiti is a way to create art that is accessible to everyone, let’s do it in our backgrounds.”


484. “Environmental damage such as graffiti, fly-posting, and general littering is a menace that is becoming all too prevalent, not just in inner cities but in many communities – urban and rural. ” — Margaret Beckett


485. “Today I believe that man cannot escape his destiny to create whatever it is we make – jazz, a wooden spoon, or graffiti on the wall. ” — Orson Welles


486. What happened when the two artists entered the art contest? It ended in a draw.


487. ” I dream my painting and I paint my dream”


488. “As I work at my drawings, day after day, what seemed unattainable before is now gradually becoming possible. Slowly, I’m learning to observe and measure. I don’t stand quite so helpless before nature any longer.” – Vincent van Gogh


489. “We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.” – Kurt Vonnegut


490. “It’s London Baby!”


491. “Graffiti is a way to create art that is spontaneous, that comes from the heart and the gut.” – Martha Cooper


492. “London hair, don’t care. ”


493. “When you stop doing things for fun, you might as well be dead.” Ernst Hemingway


494. “I don’t think you should have to pay to look at graffiti. You should only pay if you want to get rid of it. ” — Banksy


495. “Creativity takes courage.” – Henri Matisse


496. “Let’s create a background that will inspire and spark creativity in others.”


497. “Graffiti is a way to create art that is dynamic and alive, that changes with the city and the people who live in it.” – Blu #Graffiti Captions


498. All that and pen some.


499. “I will be an artist or nothing!”


500. “Tagging is a way to connect with the community.”


501. “Graffiti is an expression of the soul, a way to leave your mark on the world.” – Graffiti Captions


502. Like mosaic to my ears.


503. Chalk full of problems.


504. “You can look at a picture for a week and never think of it again. You can also look at the picture for a second and think of it all your life.” – Joan Miro


505. “Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.”


506. “It’s always pub o’clock in London. ”


507. A true masterpiece.


508. Stay trippy, my hippie.


509. “Across the street from the van was a board fence. Someone had spray-painted incomprehensible graffiti on it—could have been an ambigram for all she knew, legible upside-down as well as right-side-up.”


510. “Life beats down and crushes the soul, and art reminds you that you have one.” – Stella Adler


511. “gray hair is gods graffiti”


512. “Street art is nothing else but urban poetry that catches someone’s eye. Being a street artist is impossible because the city itself is the artist. Street art is a collective thing, participative and interactive, extremely linked to web 2.0 culture.”


513. Limit yourself to 3-4 hashtags


514. “There’s nowhere else like London. Not at all, anywhere. ”


515. “Graffiti is a way to make your mark on the world, to leave a legacy that will endure beyond your lifetime.” – Lee Quinones


516. “The world is a blank canvas, let’s color it with our imagination.”


517. Beautiful moments.


518. “This wall may have been blank, but with our art, we can make it alive.” #Graffiti Captions


519. “Drawing at its best is not what your eyes see but what our mind understands.” – Millard Sheets


520. “Graffiti is a lot easier than the canvas, actually, because it’s such a large format, so when you’re going to such a thin detail, it’s not that thin in the realm of things because it’s such a big wall. ” — Alec Monopoly


521. “The vibe of London as a city is captivating. It’s both fast-paced and extremely rushed but still has the calmness that would attract any big-city person. ” – Ali Fazal


522. “London is always a good idea. ”


523. “Graffiti is a way to create art that is ephemeral, that exists in the moment and then disappears, like life itself.” – Os Gemeos


524. “Graffiti is a way to create art that is dynamic and alive, let’s do it with our backgrounds.”


525. “Street art is the pulse of the city.” #Graffiti Captions


526. “Art is a line around your thoughts.” – Gustav Klimt


527. “Color outside the lines, break the rules.”


528. Life imitates art.


529. “Graffiti is a way to create art that is democratic, that belongs to the people, not just the elites.” – JR


530. “Keep making work even if you don’t know what you have to say. You’ll only find your voice through the struggle”


531. “Tagging is a way to leave a legacy that will never be forgotten.”


532. “Graffiti is a way to immortalize your thoughts and feelings.”


533. Dreaming in colors.


534. Express yourself.


535. “The beauty of graffiti lies in its rawness, let’s embrace it in our backgrounds.”


536. “London opens to you like a novel itself… it is divided into chapters, the chapters into scenes, the scenes into sentences: it opens to you like series of rooms, doors and passages. Mayfair to Piccadilly to Soho to the Strand. ” – Anna Quindlen


537. “Australia is about as far away as you can get. I like that.” – Andre Benjamin


538. “The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before.” – Neil Gaiman


539. “I travel continuously, and I see many cities, but there is nowhere like London. ” – Norman Foster


540. “Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.” – Twyla Tharp


541. “Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.” – Bill Moyers


542. “People who say, ‘there’s nothing to fear from spiders’ have clearly never been to Australia.” – Cate Blanchet


543. “In London, love and scandal are considered the best sweeteners of tea. ” – John Osborne


544. Don’t just exist, live.


545. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius


546. “Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing.” – Georgia O’Keefe


547. “Some people become cops because they want to make the world a better place. Some people become vandals because they want to make the world a better looking place.”


548. “Sketching is almost everything. It is the painter’s identity, his style, his conviction, and then color is just a gift to the drawing.” – Fernando Botero


549. Include a strong call to action


550. “When exploring London, you will come across lots of excitement by change, so try to take everything in rather than just rushing around to all of the major tourist haunts. ” – Richard Branson


551. “A bad day in London is better than a good day anywhere else. ”


552. “Let’s use our backgrounds to create a world that is vibrant, diverse, and full of energy.”


553. “I go to seek a great perhaps.” -John Green


554. “Sooner or later, all talk among foreigners in Pyongyang turns to one imponderable subject. Do the locals really believe what they are told, and do they truly revere Fat Man and Little Boy? I have been a visiting writer in several authoritarian and totalitarian states, and usually the question answers itself. Someone in a café makes an offhand remark. A piece of ironic graffiti is scrawled in the men's room. Some group at the university issues some improvised leaflet. The glacier begins to melt; a joke makes the rounds and the apparently immovable regime suddenly looks vulnerable and absurd. But it's almost impossible to convey the extent to which North Korea just isn't like that. South Koreans who met with long-lost family members after the June rapprochement were thunderstruck at the way their shabby and thin northern relatives extolled Fat Man and Little Boy. Of course, they had been handpicked, but they stuck to their line.


555. “Let’s turn these walls into a gallery, let’s showcase our creativity for everyone to see.”


556. “Oops, I did it Big Ben. ”


557. “There are two places in the world where men can most effectively disappear — the city of London and the South Seas. ” – Herman Melville


558. “He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.” – Saint Francis of Assisi


559. “No artist is ahead of his time. He is his time, it’s just that others are behind the times.” – Martha Graham


560. “Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.” – Henry Ward Beecher


561. “I was here but now I'm gone


562. “Stay firmly in your path and dare. Be wild two hours a day!” – Paul Gauguin


563. “Everyone has to scratch on walls somewhere or they go crazy”


564. Back to the basics.


565. “Let’s add some life to these dull walls with our colorful expressions.” #Graffiti Captions


566. “А тепер ми підходимо до теорії розбитих вікон, яка стосується злочинності. Її сформулювали Джеймс Вілсон і Джордж Келлінг. Вони припустили, що з дрібних ознак міського безладу — сміття, графіті, розбитих вікон, пияків у громадських місцях — формується слизький схил, що веде до більших ознак безладу і підвищення рівня злочинності. Чому? Бо сміття й графіті як норма означають, що людям байдуже або вони безсилі цьому протистояти, а це вже пряме запрошення смітити чи робити щось гірше.”


567. Off to a flying art.


568. “New York has a great energy, but London is better. ” – Jaime Winstone


569. “Street art is a visual symphony that speaks to the soul.”


570. “If you hear a voice within you saying, ”You are not a painter,” then by all means paint… and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent van Gogh


571. “It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.” – Albert Einstein


572. “More important than a work of art itself is what it will sow. Art can die, a painting can disappear. What counts is the seed.” – Joan Miro


573. “There’s something romantic in preservation at a moment of static bliss.” -Marina Keegan


574. “Melbourne is my type of city, much more so than Sydney.” – Morris Gleitzman


575. “The work of art is a scream of freedom.” – Christo


576. “These walls may have been forgotten, but we can give them a new life with our art.”


577. “Keep calm and go to London. ”


578. “Graffiti is a way to create art that is meaningful, that speaks to the heart and the mind.” – Crash


579. “Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.”


580. “This wall may be old, but with our art, we can make it timeless.” #Graffiti Captions


581. “Oh, Eye see you. ”


582. “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” – Pablo Picasso


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


584. “Artists are aiming to impress people when we should aim to inspire them”


585. “If our creativities are guided by the public policies, we are not gonna be able to paint anything at all”


586. “About to enjoy the showers of London”


587. “There’s a lot of artist’s I admire,


588. “In winter, London makes a great frost impression. ”


589. “Every wall has a story to tell, let’s give this one a voice with our graffiti.”


590. “London calling!”


591. “I’m taking life one scone at a time. ”


592. Creator of my own reality.


593. Not for the paint of heart.


594. I ink I’ve got it.


595. “So far, my trip in Australia has been absolutely lovely – wonderful country, wonderful people…and then there’s Melbourne.” – Lauren Southern


596. “The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.” – Leonardo da Vinci


597. “Never worry about being obsessive. I like obsessive people. Obsessive people make great art.” – Susan Sontag


598. “Art is not a crime, but a way to express ourselves.”


599. In print condition.


600. “Visiting Buckingham Palace, but I’m having a bad heir day. ”


601. “Now everybody’s bloggin’. I heard somebody say, “Blogging is just graffiti with punctuation. ” Everyone’s an authority, so there’s nobody in power, ‘cause everyone thinks they’re in power. ” — Ice T


602. “Obviously, murder and graffiti are two vastly different crimes. ” — Rudy Giuliani


603. A pigment of your imagination.


604. “Drawing is like making an expressive gesture, with the advantage of permanence.” – Henri Matisse


605. “I’ve been walking about London for the last 30 years, and I find something fresh in it every day. ” – Walter Besant


606. “The best bribe which London offers to-day to the imagination, is, that, in such a vast variety of people and conditions, one can believe there is room for persons of romantic character to exist, and that the poet, the mystic, and the hero may hope to confront their counterparts. ” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


607. “Getting a bird’s eye view from the London Eye. ”


608. “Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.” – William Plomer


609. “Art is the fire that burns within us.”


610. “Art, freedom, and creativity will change society faster than politics.” – Victor Pinchuk


611. “Graffiti is a way to make a statement without saying a word.”


612. “We don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents.” – Bob Ross


613. “Art is anything you can get away with.” – Marshal McLuhan


614. “It’s strange with graffiti. You put a lot out, but you don’t get that much back because not many people know who’s doing it. ” — KAWS


615. “Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it.” – Salvador Dalí


616. “You can’t wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club.” – Jack London


617. “Graffiti is a way to express yourself in a way that is raw, honest, and unfiltered.” – Swoon


618. “Street art is a canvas that never runs out of space.”


619. “The people who run our cities don’t understand graffiti because they think nothing has the right to exist unless it makes a profit. ” — Banksy


620. “Let’s make this wall a testimony of our creativity, a testament to our art.”


621. Blend the rules.


622. “Let’s paint these walls with our passion, let’s make them a reflection of our soul.”


623. “Graffiti is a way to create art that is inclusive, that brings together people from different backgrounds and cultures.” – Maya Hayuk


624. “Spray to play, create to innovate.”


625. “Being an artist is the same as being a wizard… only instead of a wand, you use a pencil for your magic.”


626. “Nothing in London is certain but expense. ” – William Shenstone


627. “Art is the voice of the unheard.” #Graffiti Captions


628. “All the work I did was to challenge politics, culture, and women’s rights. I felt like I really wanted to break out. That’s why I wanted to use graffiti. It’s more open. I don’t need people to come to an exhibition. Graffiti gives a voice to the walls. ” — Malina Suliman


629. “Tagging is not just a hobby, it’s a lifestyle.”


630. “To be an artist is to believe in life.” – Henry Moore


631. “By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show. ”


632. “Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.” – Virginia Woolf


633. “This wall may have been plain before, but with our art, it can now be a masterpiece.”


634. “When I’m painting, I’m not aware of what I’m doing. It’s only after a ‘get acquainted period’ that I see what I’ve been about.” – Jackson Pollock


635. “If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.” – Marc Chagall


636. “Let’s use our backgrounds to create a dialogue with the viewer, to make them think and feel.”


637. “My idea of heaven is to wake up, have a good breakfast, and spend the rest of the day drawing.” – Peter Falk


638. “A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.” – Paul Cezanne


639. “Stop worrying about the world ending today. It’s already tomorrow in Australia.” – Charles M. Schulz


640. A rose that came from concrete.


641. “Graffiti is not just a form of expression, it’s a way to connect with the community.”


642. “Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.”


643. “Where have you Ben all my life?”


644. “Practice what you know and it will help you to make clear what you do not know.” – Rembrandt


645. “I’m Australian, so I love the stores near Crowne Plaza Melbourne, on the banks of the Yarra River.” – Jason Day


646. “I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.”


647. Use emojis and have fun with them


648. “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”


649. “One piece of graffiti doesn’t mean much. Forty pieces of graffiti might mean something. It’s all about connecting the dots. ” — Kim Rossmo


650. Making sure these moments last forever.


651. “Be right back, going to London. (Just kidding, be back never). ”


652. “Art doesn’t have to be pretty. It has to be meaningful.”-Duane Hanson


653. “Is graffiti art or vandalism? That word has a lot of negative connotations, and it alienates people, so no, I don’t like to use the word ‘art’ at all. ” — Banksy


654. 2B or not 2B?


655. “I can’t be Thamed. ”


656. “All these months I’ve been trying to find a pattern. Trying not so much to draw hands as gestures. Not so much faces as the expressions of people.” – Vincent van Gogh


657. “I draw better than I talk.”


658. “Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” – Rumi


659. “Graffiti is a way to create beauty in unexpected places, to transform the mundane into something extraordinary.” – Daze #Graffiti Captions


660. “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge, but imagination.” – Albert Einstein


661. “Keep your face toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.” -Walt Whitman


662. “I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” – Michelangelo


663. “People think “My Life is Going Well, Fuck Everyone Else”, I Paint Human Tragedy in the Trash”


664. “My greatest achievement is being who I want to be.”


665. “Remember, crime against property is not real crime. People look at an oil painting and admire the use of brushstrokes to convey meaning. People look at a graffiti painting and admire the use of a drainpipe to gain access. ” — Banksy


There you go! In the right place, graffiti, like any great artist, is a good thing. In fact, graffiti can be like a beautiful sunset and give credence to a strong history and way of life. Beautiful graffiti that glitters under city lights somewhere like San Francisco is something to behold.


So the next time you see a budding art form on public display in large areas, stop and look past the straight line.

19 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

1,000 Best Palm Tree Quotes For Instagram (2023)

1. “Palm trees and clear blue skies, a match made in heaven” 2. Just here for the palm trees and cocktails 3. #beach 4. “Los Angeles, the sun shines a lot, and it’s blue, and there’s palm trees; it’s

1,100 Best Chocolate Quotes For Instagram (2023)

1. I never met a chocolate I didn’t like 2. If anyone breaks my heart, it will take a million chocolates to put the pieces back together 3. All you need is love, but a little chocolate from time to ti

bottom of page