The Compleat Sculptor
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Anyone who says you can't see a thought simply doesn't know art. ~ Wynetka Ann Reynolds
Believe it or not, I can actually draw. ~ Jean Michel Basquiat
When bankers get together for dinner, they discuss art. When artists get together for dinner, they discuss money. ~ Oscar Wilde
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age. ~ Robert Frost
Every man I meet is in some way my superior. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work. ~ Henry Moore
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail. ~Theodore Dreiser, Life, Art, and America, 1917
Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives. ~ C. S. Lewis
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy. ~ Meryl Streep
The wise only possess ideas; the greater part of mankind are possessed by them. ~ Samuel Coleridge
Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom. ~ Samuel Coleridge
Painting is so poetic, while sculpture is more logical and scientific and makes you worry about gravity. ~ Damien Hirst
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. ~ Plato
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know. ~ Cicero
There is always an easy solution to every human problem -- neat, plausible, and wrong. ~ H. L. Mencken,
If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learne d how to live. ~ Lin Yutang
One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. 'Which road do I t ake?' she asked. His response was a question: 'Where do you want to go?' 'I don't know,' Alice an swered. 'Then,' said the cat, 'it doesn't matter.' ~ Lewis Carroll
Whether you think you can or think you can't....you're absolutely right ~ Earl Nightingale
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything. ~ African Proverb
It's so much more friendly with two. ~ Winnie the Pooh
The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives. ~ Albert Schweitzer
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness. ~ Confucius
You grow up on the day you have your first real laugh at, yourself. ~ Ethel Barrymore
Anatomical nomenclature is an illogical, eponym-cluttered dog's breakfast of Latin and Greek. ~ Kenneth R. Thornton
The clouds may drop down titles and estates, wealth may seek us; but wisdom must be sought. ~ Edward Young
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them. ~ Norman Vincent Peale
Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect an angel to look out. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer
Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live. ~ Henry Van Dyke
Love makes the wildest spirit tame, and the tamest spirit wild. ~ Alexis Delp
Love is patient and kind; love is not jealous or boastful; it is not arrogant or rude. [I Cori nthians] ~ Bible
When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a h ot stove for a minute - and it's longer than any hour. That's a relativity. ~ Albert Einstein (physicist)
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important. ~ Lisa Hoffman
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know. ~ Daniel J. Boorstin
Love is not a matter of counting the years - it's making the years count. ~ Wolfman Jack Smith
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig. ~ unknown
Originality is the art of concealing your source. ~ Thomas Edison
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important. ~ Bertrand Russell
Music stands halfway between thought and phenomenon, between spirit and matter, a sort of nebulous mediator, like and unlike the things it mediates. Spirit that requires manifestation in time and matter that can do without space. ...We do not know what music is. ~ Heinrich Heine
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle. ~ Kahlil Gibran
When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I only think of how to solve the problem. But, when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong. ~ Buckminster Fuller
A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it. ~ George Moore
I've never believed in God, but I believe in Picasso. ~ Diego Rivera
It takes a long time for a man to look like his portrait. ~ James McNeill Whistler
I can resist everything except temptation. ~ Oscar Wilde
Feelings are everywhere - be gentle. ~ J. Masai
Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because I love. Everything is united by it alone. Love is God, and to die means that I, a particle of love, shall return to the general and eternal source. ~ Leo Tolstoy
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. ~Pablo Picasso
Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one. ~Stella Adler
It has been said that art is a tryst, for in the joy of it maker and beholder meet. ~Kojiro Tomita
I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things. ~Henri Matisse
To give your care of a sheep, a large, spacious meadow is the best way to control him. ~ Buddha
The Four Reliances First, rely on the spirit and meaning of the teachings, not on the words; Second, rely on the teachings, not on the personality of the teacher; Third, rely on real wisdom, not superficial interpretation; And fourth, rely on the essence of your pure Wisdom Mind, not on judgemental perceptions. ~ Traditional Buddhist teaching
Be awake Love yourself and be awake ~ today, tomorrow, always. First establish yourself in the way, then teach others, and so defeat sorrow. To straighten the crooked you must first do a harder thing ~ straighten yourself You are the only master. who else? Subdue yourself, and discover your master. ~ The Dhammapada Words of the Buddha
An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one. ~Charles Horton Cooley
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression. ~Isaac Bashevis Singer
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another. ~ Jonathan Swift
There's no retirement for an artist, it's your way of living so there's no end to it. Henry Moore
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. ~Scott Adams
The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life. ~William Faulkner
Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed. ~ Kahlil Gibran