Doubt those who find it.” ~André Gide “Recognizing power in another does not diminish your own.” ~Joss Whedon “It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” ~J. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. Others just get wet.” ~Bob Marley “They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” ~Andy Warhol ”Lead us not into temptation.
Just tell us where it is; we’ll find it.” ~Sam Levenson “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” ~William Shakespeare “If you have time to judge other people you have way too much time on your hands.
Here is a collection of 150 (or so) amazing quotes that I often revisit whenever I need to rekindle my own creative spirit. Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth.” ~Ezra Pound “The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live.” ~Auguste Rodin “The unfed mind devours itself.” ~Gore Vidal “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” ~Vincent Van Gogh “Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” ~John W.
If you happen to follow us on Twitter, Google , or Facebook, chances are you’ve seen many of these quotes before because I frequently share them when I need to remind myself of their timeless message. Gardner “There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who, with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun.” ~Pablo Picasso “The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.” ~Walt Whitman “The whole culture is telling you to hurry, while the art tells you to take your time.
~Thomas Merton “Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Freedom discovers man the moment he loses concern over what impression he is making or about to make.” ~Bruce Lee “I am interested in art as a means of living a life; not as a means of making a living.” ~Robert Henri “We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams.” ~Albert Einstein “Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.” ~Jean-Luc Godard ”When it is working, you completely go into another place, you’re tapping into things that are totally universal, completely beyond your ego and your own self. Give us what you’ve got.” ~Steven Pressfield “Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.” ~André Gide “Art will remain the most astonishing activity of mankind born out of struggle between wisdom and madness, between dream and reality in our mind.” ~Magdalena Abakanowicz “As music is the poetry of sound, so is painting the poetry of sight.” ~James Mc Neil Whistler “A piece of art is never a finished work.
Try to be better than yourself.” ~William Faulkner “For just one second, look at your life and see how perfect it is. It’s here, and you’d better decide to enjoy it or you’re going to be miserable wherever you go, for the rest of your life, forever.” ~Lev Grossman “Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” ~Desmond Tutu “Be wise, because the world needs wisdom.
Stop looking for the next secret door that is going to lead you to your real life. If you cannot be wise, pretend to be someone who is wise and then just behave like they would.” ~ Neil Gaiman “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson “Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.” ~Albert Schweitzer “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” ~Booker T.
Washington “The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.” ~Ben Okri “Believe those who are seeking the truth. I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I shall use my time.” ~Jack London “The truth will set you free. ~Gloria Steinem I cannot do all the good that the world needs, but the world needs all the good that I can do.” ~ Jana Standfield “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” ~John Quincy Adams “Whatever you are, be a good one.” ~Abraham Lincoln “Some people feel the rain.
These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern.
Beautiful people do not just happen.” ~Elizabeth Kubler Ross “Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.” ~E. White “Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.” ~Henry Ward Beecher “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, but must be felt with the heart.” ~Helen Keller “The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. Tolkien “Paint the flying spirit of the bird rather than its feathers.” ~Robert Henri “Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart…” ~William Wordsworth “The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.” ~Francis Bacon “To be an artist is to believe in life.” ~ Henry Moore “Are we to paint what’s on the face, what’s inside the face, or what’s behind it?