Banksy - Seznam anglických citátů
Banksy je pseudonym anglického street artového umělce pocházejícího z bristolské undergroundové scény, jehož skutečná identita je neznámá. Sestavili jsme seznam jeho často satiristických citátů nesoucích politické či kulturní poselství.
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.
I need someone to protect me from all the measures they take in order to protect myself.
We can't do anything to change the world until capitalism crumbles. In the meantime we should all go shopping to console ourselves.
I used to tell everyone I mean't to be an artist..... I don't do that any.
Sometimes I feel so sick at the state of the world I can’t even finish my second apple pie.
People who should be shot: Fascist thugs, religious fundamentalists, people who write lists telling you who should be shot.
We don’t need any more heroes; we just need someone to take out the recycling.
Think from outside the box, collapse the box and take a fucking knife to it.
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.
If you want someone to be ignored, then build a life-size bronze statue of them and stick it in the middle of town....
Art is not like other culture because its success is not made by its audience. The public fill concert halls and cinemas every day, we read novels by the millions, and buy records by the billions. 'We the people' affect the making and quality of most of our culture, but not our art.
The Art we look at is made by only a select few. A small group create, promote, purchase, exhibit and decide the success of Art. Only a few hundred people in the world have any real say. When you go to an Art gallery you are simply a tourist looking at the trophy cabinet of a few millionaires...
I'd been painting rats for three years before someone said "that's a clever anagram of art" and I had to pretend I'd known that all along.
People who enjoy waving flags don't deserve to have one.
Become good at cheating and you never need to become good at anything else.
'I got home at last and crawled into bed next to my girlfriend. I told her I'd had an epiphany that night [about using stencils] and she told me to stop taking that drug 'cos it's bad for your heart.'
I sucked a lot of breasts to get where I am today.
T.V. has made going to the theatre seem pointless, photography has pretty much killed painting but graffiti has remained gloriously unspoilt by progress.
People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish. But that's only if it's done properly.
People who get up early in the morning cause war, death and famine.
Conversations don't get any better as you get older.
Try to avoid painting in places where they still point at aeroplanes.
There's no way you're going to get a quote from us to use on your book cover - Metropolitan Police Spokesperson
Nobody ever listened to me until they didn't know who I was
The greatest crimes in the world are not committed by people breaking the rules. It's people who follow orders that drop bombs and massacre villages. As a precaution to ever committing major acts of evil it is our solemn duty never to do what we're told, this is the only way we can be sure
You can win the rat race but you're still a rat."
The human race is an unfair and stupid competition. A lot of runners don't even get decent sneakers or clean drinking water.
Some runners are born with a massive head start, every possible help along the way and still the referees seem to be on their side.
It's not surprising a lot of people have given up competing altogether and gone to sit in the grandstand, eat junk food and shout abuse.
What we need in this race is a lot more streakers.