It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.
Be clearly aware of the stars and infinity on high. Then life seems almost enchanted after all.
There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
Whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
One must work and dare if one really wants to live.
For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me want to dream.
I confess I do not know why, but looking at the stars always makes me dream.
I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart .
It is looking at things for a long time that ripens you and gives you a deeper meaning.
As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.
In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.
Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it.
I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.
I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God's help I shall succeed.
I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream.
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.