Fave Quotes

There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke of the imagination. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Like the hummingbird sipping nectar from every flower, I fly joyfully through my days, seeing beauty in everything. - Amethyst Wyldfyre

Don’t take yourself too seriously. And don’t be too serious about not taking yourself too seriously. – Howard Ogden

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result. - Mahatma Gandhi

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. - Pablo Picasso

Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known. - Oscar Wilde

If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. - Vincent Van Gogh

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures. - Henry Ward Beecher

A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires. - Hedy Lamarr

Art is not a thing; it is a way. - Elbert Hubbard

A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds. - Henry Moore

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for. - Georgia O'Keeffe

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. - Twyla Tharp

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. - Thomas Merton 

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands. - Michelangelo

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. - Scott Adams

Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling. - Gilbert K. Chesterton

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. - Pablo Picasso

It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process. - Max Eastman

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection. - Michelangelo

A picture must possess a real power to generate light and for a long time now I've been conscious of expressing myself through light or rather in light. - Henri Matisse

The business of art is to reveal the relation between man and his environment. - David Herbert Lawrence

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it, we go nowhere. - Carl Sagan

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession. - Albert Camus

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one. - Charles Horton Cooley

Art doesn't transform. It just plain forms. - Roy Lichtenstein

Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail. - Theodore Dreiser

The artist's world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep. - Paul Strand

I don't think there's any artist of any value who doesn't doubt what they're doing. - Francis Ford Coppola

My hand is the extension of the thinking process - the creative process. - Tadao Ando

One must from time to time attempt things that are beyond one's capacity. - Renoir