Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Computers have virtually replaced tape recorders.
Computers in classrooms are the filmstrips of the 1990s.
In computing, turning the obvious into the useful is a living definition of the word “frustration”.
I don’t paint things. I only paint the difference between things.
Light in Nature creates the movement of colors.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic.
Personality is everything in art and poetry.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web.
The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles, and from that moment he is following the dark rapids of an underground river which may sometimes flow so near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed – it is a process of elimination.
The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.
The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.
The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
It takes a long time to become young.
No man is ever old enough to know better.
No one can avoid aging, but aging productively is something else.
Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.