Every artist was first an amateur.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
I cry out for order and find it only in art.
In art the best is good enough.
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Anybody caught selling macrame in public should be dyed a natural color and hung out to dry.
The principle of art is to pause, not bypass.
Art is the proper task of life.
Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.
I like to pretend that my art has nothing to do with me.
To draw you must close your eyes and sing.
Great art is never produced for its own sake. It is too difficult to be worth the effort.
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
—John Kenneth Galbraith
Sculpture is the art of the hole and the lump.
Entertainment is in art like color in pictures.
The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.
I hope to live all my life for my art, without abandoning my principles one iota.