I must face my own shortcomings, mistakes, transgressions.No one can suffer my non-being as I do, but tomorrow is another day, and I must decide to leave my bed and live again.” ~Leo Buscaglia “Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.cummings “Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.” ~Guillaume Apollinaire “All you need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” ~Charles Schulz “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Unless you suck.” ~Joss Whedon “I used to think I was the strangest person in the world but then I thought there are so many people in the world, there must be someone just like me who feels bizarre and flawed in the same ways I do.


They are the things you get ashamed of, because words diminish them — words shrink things that seemed limitless when they were in your head to no more than living size when they’re brought out. The most important things lie too close to wherever your secret heart is buried, like landmarks to a treasure your enemies would love to steal away. Well, I hope that if you are out there and read this and know that, yes, it’s true I’m here, and I’m just as strange as you.” ~Frida Kahlo “Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you.

And you may make revelations that cost you dearly only to have people look at you in a funny way, not understanding what you’ve said at all, or why you thought it was so important that you almost cried while you were saying it. When the secret stays locked within not for want of a teller but for want of an understanding ear.” ~Stephen King (Different Seasons) “I am seeking. I am in it with all my heart.” ~Vincent van Gogh “Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.” ~Plato “People are often unreasonable and self-centered. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Any happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.” ~Alice Walker “I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself” ~Rita Mae Brown “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ~Oscar Wilde “The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can.” ~ Neil Gaiman “Before you can think out of the box, you have to start with a box” ~Twyla Tharp “It is not necessary to accept the choices handed down to you by life as you know it.” ~Hunter S.

Always listen to the art.” ~Junot Diaz “Art doesn’t have to be pretty.

It has to be meaningful.” ~Duane Hanson “To draw, you must close your eyes and sing” ~Pablo Picasso “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time”. Art.” ~Neil Gaiman “The earth has music for those who listen.” ~William Shakespeare “Art is not a thing, it is a way.” ~Elbert Hubbard “Art is when you hear a knocking from your soul — and you answer.” ~Terri Guillemets “Art reaches its greatest peak when devoid of self-consciousness.

These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern.

Beautiful people do not just happen.” ~Elizabeth Kubler Ross “Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.” ~E. White “Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.” ~Henry Ward Beecher “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, but must be felt with the heart.” ~Helen Keller “The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. Tolkien “Paint the flying spirit of the bird rather than its feathers.” ~Robert Henri “Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart…” ~William Wordsworth “The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.” ~Francis Bacon “To be an artist is to believe in life.” ~ Henry Moore “Are we to paint what’s on the face, what’s inside the face, or what’s behind it?

If there were a map, there’d be no art, because art is the act of navigating without a map.” ~Seth Godin “As my artist’s statement explains, my work is utterly incomprehensible and is therefore full of deep significance” ~Calvin and Hobbes “Great art picks up where nature ends.” ~Marc Chagall “Sex is like art.

Most of it is pretty bad, and the good stuff is out of your price range.” ~Scott Roeben “Personality is everything in art and poetry.” ~Goethe “No artist is ahead of his time.

I have always believed that the right words have a way of finding you when you need to hear them. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark” ~Agnes de Mille “Creativity is discontent translated into arts.”-Eric Hoffer “You don’t make art out of good intentions.” ~Gustave Flaubert “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ~Pablo Picasso “When I say artist I mean the one who is building things …