The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works of Genius, whether of man or Nature. The Artisan is he who merely applies the rules which others have detected.
I think that anybody's craft is fascinating. A taxi driver talking about taxi driving is going to be very, very interesting.
Writing is a craft not an art.
The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.
The level of detail and craft is something that's inscribed within the original design concept. And so when I begin to draw, I know what kind of detailing I want the building to have.
It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft.
It is all about marketing; that is where the real craft comes in. The best actors do not necessarily become the biggest stars. And vice versa.
A stage play requires very different craft from a book, fiction or otherwise, and ditto from a screenplay.
The human heart is as a frail craft on which we wish to reach the stars.
Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author.
I grew up studying ballet; I grew up honing my craft.
Compared to industry in Europe or Japan, where industry was based on a craft tradition, we are sadly behind.
In those countries with centuries of a craft tradition behind their building methods, techniques are tightly coordinated under the direction of the architect.
I'll need my whole lifetime to polish my craft.
Well you can't teach the poetry, but you can teach the craft.
If one takes pride in one's craft, you won't let a good thing die. Risking it through not pushing hard enough is not a humility.
I think I'm more bonded, emotionally and in a craft sense, to films that tell extraordinary stories about extraordinary destinies.
A diva is someone who is a perfectionist, who does her best in her craft.
It is in the gift for employing all the vicissitudes of life to one's own advantage and to that of one's craft that a large part of genius consists.
I just like to keep challenging myself, keep it varied. It's a craft, and I'm constantly trying to learn and get better at it.
The modern artist must live by craft and violence. His gods are violent gods. Those artists, so called, whose work does not show this strife, are uninteresting.
Journalism is a kind of profession, or craft, or racket, for people who never wanted to grow up and go out into the real world.
And I believe that the best learning process of any kind of craft is just to look at the work of others.
I will never master this craft. Orchestras are very, very forthcoming with me.
Acting is the most personal of our crafts. The make-up of a human being - his physical, mental and emotional habits - influence his acting to a much greater extent than commonly recognized.
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