Quotes by Damien Hirst

Damien Steven Hirst is an English artist, entrepreneur, and art collector. He is one of the Young British Artists, who dominated the art scene in the UK during the 1990s.

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I was taught to confront things you can't avoid. Death is one of those things. To live in a society where you're trying not to look at it is stupid because looking at death throws us back into life with more vigour and energy. The fact that flowers don't last for ever makes them beautiful.

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That's the great thing about art. Anybody can do it if you just believe. With practice, you can make great paintings.

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The difference between art about death and actual death is that one's a celebration and the other's a dull fact.

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I think suicide is the most perfect thing you can do in life.

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So smoking is the perfect way to commit suicide without actually dying. I smoke because it's bad, it's really simple.

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