My life is a simple thing that would interest no one. It is a known fact that I was born, and that is all that is necessary.
The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.
There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses - only results.
The strongest force in the universe is Compound Interest.
To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully.
Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
The artist's interest cannot be restricted to a single field; he must seek the highest perception of everything, of the whole and its details.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
If you are interested in something, you will focus on it, and if you focus attention on anything, it is likely that you will become interested in it. Many of the things we find interesting are not so by nature, but because we took the trouble of paying attention to them.
This paper will no doubt be found interesting by those who take an interest in it
I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma: but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.
A man's interest in the world is only an overflow from his interest in himself.
Only one thing has to matter for everything to matter.
I have a great interest in a number of things, perhaps too many. I admire people who seem to concentrate on only one fixed discipline to the exclusion of almost everything else.
I'm in good form, taking no interest in things, neglecting clothes, meals, company, and feeling calm and stable as I write.
The cultivation of a hobby and new forms of interest is a policy of first importance to a public man.
It is better decoration when, in painting, some monstrosity is introduced for variety and a relaxation of the senses and to attract the attention of mortal eyes, which at times desire to see that which they have never seen.
Imitators? All right! Disciples if you like. But disciples be damned. It's not interesting.
The only pictorial matter that is of interest to me is the matter and sentiments brought about by the work itself.
Certainly a chair can be just as interesting as a human being. But first the chair must be perceived by a human being... You should not paint the chair, but only what someone has felt about it.
All my life I've been interested in other people's stories. I wanted to know them, understand them, feel them.
I have always been very interested in landscape... I find that all natural forms are a source of unending interest - tree trunks, the growth of branches from the trunk, each finding its own individual air-space.
Interest is the most important thing in life; happiness is temporary, but interest is continuous.
The responsibility of the artist consists in perfecting his work so that it may become attractively disinteresting.
What can be said about a man who is interested in nothing but his painting? It's a pity if a man can only interest himself in one thing. But I can't do any thing else. I have only one interest.
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