Friday, December 5, 2008

Quotes for Artists

You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. —Mark Twain

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see. —Edgar Degas

Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless. —Thomas A. Edison

You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. —Jack London

Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgment difficult.—Hippocrates

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.—Frank Lloyd Wright

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new landscapes, but in having new eyes.—Marcel Proust

There is vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost. —Martha Graham

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