Inspirational

 

Words that have helped me.

It is my hope they resonate with you.


 
 
 
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When my daughter was about seven years old, she asked me one day what I did at work. I told her I worked at the college — that my job was to teach people how to draw. She stared back at me, incredulous, and said, “You mean they forget?”
— Howard Ikemoto
 
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Artists don’t get down to work until the pain of working is exceeded by the pain of not working.
— Stephen DeStaebler
To see far is one thing: going there is another.
— Bran Cusi
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Talent, if it is anything, is a gift, and nothing of the artist’s own making. This idea is hardly new: Plato maintained that all art is a gift from the gods, channeled through artists who are “out of their mind” - quite literally, in Plato’s view — when making art.
— Bayles & Orland
We have met the enemy and he is us.
— Pogo
 
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Writing is easy:
all you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until the drops of blood form on your forehead.
— Gene Fowler
Artists don’t get down to work
until the pain of working is exceeded
by the pain of not working