Banksy Quotes

Banksy Quotes: 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. If you're the type who gets sentimental about people scribbling over your stuff, I suggest graffiti is probably not the right hobby for you.
Author: Banksy
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.
Author: Banksy
Speak softly, but carry a big can of paint.
Author: Banksy
There's obviously nothing wrong with selling your art - only an idiot with a trust fund would tell you otherwise. But it's confusing to know how far you should take it.
Author: Banksy
A wall is a very big weapon. It's one of the nastiest things you can hit someone with.
Author: Banksy
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.
Author: Banksy
I don't know if street art ever really works indoors. If you domesticate an animal, it goes from being wild and free to sterile, fat and sleepy. So maybe the art should stay outside.
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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. When you look at how society rewards so many of the wrong people, it's hard not to view financial reimbursement as a badge of self-serving mediocrity.
Author: Banksy
Live as a villain, die as a hero
Author: Banksy
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.
Author: Banksy
Bus stops are far more interesting and useful places to have art than in museums,
Author: Banksy
The holy grail is to spend less time making the picture than it takes people to look at it.
Author: Banksy
At this time of year it's easy to forget the true meaning of Christianity - the lies, the corruption, the abuse.
Author: Banksy
The greatest crimes in the world are not committed by people breaking the rules but by people following the rules. It's people who follow orders that drop bombs and massacre villages.
Author: Banksy
I've never really understood why people sleep. Wasting a third of your life and becoming vulnerable for almost 8 hours every night. Doesn't seem very appealing to me.
Author: Banksy
Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.
Author: Banksy
People are fond of using military terms to describe what they do. We call it bombing when we go out painting, when of course it's more like entertaining the troops in a neutral zone, during peacetime in a country without an army.
Author: Banksy
Although you might have to creep about at night and lie to your mum it's actually one of the more honest art forms available. There is no elitism or hype, it exhibits on the best walls a town has to offer and nobody is put off by the price of admission.
Author: Banksy