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

 

 
“Artists don’t get down to work until the pain of working is exceeded by the pain of not working. ”
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— 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

 

 

“Writing is easy:
all you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until the drops of blood form on your forehead.”
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— Gene Fowler

“Artists don’t get down to work
until the pain of working is exceeded
by the pain of not working”