Closed in a room, my imagination becomes the universe, and the rest of the world is missing out.
If you want to be a grocer, or a general, or a politician, or a judge, you will invariably become it; that is your punishment. If you never know what you want to be, if you live what some might call the dynamic life but what I will call the artistic life, if each day you are unsure of who you are and what you know you will never become anything, and that is your reward.
When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
One must work and dare if one really wants to live.
One does not have to be a philosopher to be a successful artist, but he does have to be an artist to be a successful philosopher. His nature is to view the world in an unpredictable albeit useful light.
Personality begins where comparison leaves off. Be unique. Be memorable. Be confident. Be proud.
The ‘Muse’ is not an artistic mystery, but a mathematical equation. The gift are those ideas you think of as you drift to sleep. The giver is that one you think of when you first awake.
She preferred the quiet solitary atmosphere, to create in her own world of paint and colour, the thrill of anticipating how her works would turn out as she eyed the blank sheets of paper or canvas before starting her next masterpiece. How satisfying it was to mess around in paint gear, without having to worry about spills, starch or frills, that was the life!
Like anything in life, spending time around good things will eventually make us good, being around inspiring things leads to inspiration and so on. Be the artist of your own picture and make it a masterpiece.
But I quite like the way you can talk about science without necessarily using mathematics, but using metaphors instead.
Artistic temperament is the disease that afflicts amateurs.
I don't feel deprived in not completing my artistic endeavors.
Preserve my artistic creativity and ennoble my artistic fame.
I think it's important to widen my artistic repertoire.
Few artists can afford artistic temperament.