Desire is not what you see, but what you imagine.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
For great things do not done just happen by impulse but are a succession of small things linked together.
A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.
I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart.
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.
Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.
Conditions for creativity are to be puzzled; to concentrate; to accept conflict and tension; to be born everyday; to feel a sense of self.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.
Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right or better.
An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Life is about trying things to see if they work.
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Don't think about making art.
Select only things to steal that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is nonexistent
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