Frame Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old frame quotes, frame sayings, and frame proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The frame is the reward of the artist.     

Edgar Degas

The frame is the pimp of painting; it enhances it, but it must never shine at the painting's expense.     

Edgar Degas

The human frame being what it is, heart, body and brain all mixed together, and not contained in separate compartments as they will be no doubt in another million years, a good dinner is of great importance to good talk. One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.     

Virginia Woolf

A piece of art receives its frame when found offensive.     

Criss Jami

For it is only framed in space that beauty blooms.     

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Frame your mind to mirth and merriment which bars a thousand harms and lengthens life.     

William Shakespeare

Frame in terms of what you want to have in the picture, not about making a nice picture, that anybody can do.     

Garry Winogrand

Your frame of reference is what you see.     

Jacque Fresco

A frame is the foundation from which everything evolves.     

Bob Burg

It's the frames which make some things important and some things forgotten. It's all only frames from which the content rises.     

Eve Babitz

Like creating a masterpiece, quitting is an art: you have to decide what to keep within the frame and what to keep out.     

Richie Norton

The frame announces that between the part of reality that was cut away and this part there is a difference and that this segment which the frame frames is an example of nature as representation, nature as sign.     

Rosalind E. Krauss

Frame your world with your words.     

Caroline Leaf

Thoughts frame your portrait, action paints it.     

Charles F. Glassman

Every frame and every scene has to have an intention.     

Mira Nair

The frame of a soul was never made for fame. The frame of a soul was made to serve.     

Ann Voskamp