The musician's art is among those arts worthy of the highest praise, and it moveth the hearts of all who grieve.
(Abdu'l-Baha, Selections from the Writings of Abdu'l-Baha)
for in accordance with the divine teachings the acquisition of sciences and the perfection of arts are considered acts of worship.
(Abdu'l-Baha, Selections from the Writings of Abdu'l-Baha,)
Through it sciences and arts will be spread among the nations, and it will prove to be the means of the progress and development of all races.
(Abdu'l-Baha, The Promulgation of Universal Peace)
You have excelled in the use of the arts for the proclamation, expansion and consolidation of the Faith; this is a key to opening many doors and should be encouraged and developed.
(The Universal House of Justice, Ridvan 153, 1996 - Europe)
the arts are powerful instruments to serve the Cause, arts which in time will have their Bahá'í fruition.
(Compilations, The Importance of the Arts in Promoting the Faith)