By the work one knows the workman.
Jean de La Fontaine
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs.
Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.
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.
Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.
Of all lies, art is the least untrue.
Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality.
Painting is by nature a luminous language.
Art is the right hand of Nature. The latter has only given us being, the former has made us men.
War would end if the dead could return.
Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.
We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars.
We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
We have been travelling through a cloud. The sky has been dark ever since the war began.
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.
The toughest thing about success is that you've got to keep on being a success.