Andy Warhol Quotes

By | September 27, 2013

Enjoy these Andy Warhol Quotes, which are both amusing and memorable.

A selection of classic photos and Andy moments, from one of the most famous artists of the 20th Century.

Andy Warhol Quotes…

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don’t need to have.
Andy Warhol quotes

Before I was shot, I always thought that I was more half-there than all-there – I always suspected that I was watching TV instead of living life. Right when I was being shot and ever since, I knew that I was watchingtelevision.
Andy Warhol

Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
Andy Warhol

Don’t pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.
Andy Warhol

 During the 1960s, I think, people forgot what emotions were supposed to be. And I don’t think they’ve ever remembered.

Andy Warhol 

Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone’s got to take care of all your details.
Andy Warhol

Employees make the best dates. You don’t have to pick them up and they’re always tax-deductible.
Andy Warhol

Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
Andy Warhol 

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Andy Warhol

I always thought I’d like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I’d like it to say “figment.”
Andy Warhol

I always wished I had died, and I still wish that, because I could have gotten the whole thing over with.
Andy Warhol

I am a deeply superficial person.
Andy Warhol 

I had a lot of dates but I decided to stay home and dye my eyebrows.
Andy Warhol

I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs.
Andy Warhol

I like boring things.
Andy Warhol

I love Los Angeles. I love Hollywood. They’re beautiful. Everybody’s plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic.
Andy Warhol

I never think that people die. They just go to department stores.
Andy Warhol

I never understood why when you died, you didn’t just vanish, everything could just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn’t be there. I always thought I’d like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I’d like it to say ‘figment.’
Andy Warhol quotes

I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of “work,” because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don’t always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.
Andy Warhol

I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own.
Andy Warhol

I used to think that everything was just being funny but now I don’t know. I mean, how can you tell?
Andy Warhol 

I’d asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, ‘Well, what do you love most?’ That’s how I started painting money.
Andy Warhol

I’m afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning.
Andy Warhol

I’m bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is “In 15 minutes everybody will be famous.”
Andy Warhol 

I’m the type who’d be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn’t going to. I’m the type who’d like to sit home and watch every party that I’m invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.
Andy Warhol

I’ve decided something: Commercial things really do stink. As soon as it becomes commercial for a mass market it really stinks.
Andy Warhol

If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There’s nothing behind it.
Andy Warhol
In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
Andy Warhol

Isn’t life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?
Andy Warhol

It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor’s finger.
Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol Quotes…

It’s the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it.
Andy Warhol

Land really is the best art.
Andy Warhol

Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
Andy Warhol

My idea of a good picture is one that’s in focus and of a famous person.
Andy Warhol

Once you ‘got’ Pop, you could never see a sign again the same way again. And once you thought Pop, you could never see America the same way again.
Andy Warhol

People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly.
Andy Warhol 

Sex is more exciting on the screen and between the pages than between the sheets.
Andy Warhol

Since people are going to be living longer and getting older, they’ll just have to learn how to be babies longer.
Andy Warhol

The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Andy Warhol

The most exciting thing is not doing it. If you fall in love with someone and never do it, it’s much more exciting.
Andy Warhol

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Andy Warhol


Andy Warhol Quotes…

What’s great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.
Andy Warhol

When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.
Andy Warhol quotes

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