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

 

“This world is but a canvas to our imagination.”
Henry David Thoreau

 

“Every artist was first an amateur.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don’t write, because our culture has no use for it.”
Anais Nin

 

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

 

“To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage.”
Georgia O’Keeffe 

 

“I’ve been called many names like perfectionist, difficult and obsessive. I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the details for any artist to be good.”
Barbra Streisand

 

“The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.”
Emile Zola

 

“Every artist writes his own autobiography.”
Havelock Ellis

 

“The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.”
Carl Rogers

 

 “An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.”

Charles Horton Cooley

 

“Great artists suffer for the people.”
Marvin Gaye

 

“Art begins with resistance – at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.”
Andre Gide

 

xx

 

 

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