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Banksy Quotes



"You can win the rat race but you're still a rat... What we need in this race is a lot more streakers."

"There are no exceptions to teh rule that everyone things they're exceptions to the rule."

"Become good at cheating and you'll never have to become good at anything else."

"Sometimes I feel so sick a the state of the world I can't even finish my second apple pie."

"If you want someone to be ignored then build a lifesize bronze statue of them and stick it in the middle of town."



"The time of getting fame for your name on its own is over. Artwork that is only about wanting to be famous will never make you famous. Any fame is a by-product of making something that means something. You don't go to a restaurant and order a meal because you want to have a shit."

"You know what hip-hop has done with the word 'nigger' - I'm trying to do that with the word vandalism, bring it back."

"The holy grail is to spend less time making the picture than it takes people to look at it."

"I wouldn't sell shit to Charles Saatchi. If I sell 55,000 books and however many screen prints, I don't need one man to tell me I'm an artist. It's hugely different if people buy it, rather than one fucking Tory punter does. No, I'd never knowingly sell anything to him."

"If you don't own a train company then you go and paint on one instead. It all comes from that thing at school when you had to have name tags in the back of something.. that makes it belong to you. You can own half the city by scribbling your name over it."

"Remember crime against property is not real crime. People look at an oil painting and admire the use of brushstrokes to convey meaning. People look at a graffiti painting and admire the use of a drainpipe to gain access."
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