Quotes and Such

Auguste Renoir
☆ One must paint what one sees, not what one thinks you are supposed to see.

Tomi Ungerer
☆ Give Destiny A Destination.
☆ Expect the unexpected.

Banksy
☆ Many are prepared to suffer for their art. 
    Few are prepared to learn to draw.

Ansel Adams
☆ Chance favors a prepared mind.

Abraham Lincoln
☆ My peculiar ambition  is to win  esteem by rendering  myself worthy of esteem .

Winston Churchill
☆ You  create your own universe as you go along.
☆ Don't worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older, it will avoid you.

Dante (as quoted by Robert Kennedy)
☆ The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in a time of great moral                  conflict maintained their neutrality.     

Paul Desmond 
☆ Jazz is like writing. It can be learned, but it can't be taught.

Benjamin Disraeli
 It's better to wonder why a man doesn't speak, than to wonder why he does. 

Duke Ellington
☆ Simplicity is the most complex form.

Bill Evans
 I think intuition has to lead knowledge, but it can’t be out there all alone.
☆ Knowing the problem is 90% of solving it.

Bill Cunningham
☆ He who seeks beauty will surely find it.

Harry Callahan
☆ Teaching taught me how little and it forced me to think. I had to teach to get an education.

Claude Monet
☆ I should like to paint the way a bird sings.

Ginger Baker
☆ It's not how fast you play, it's what you say.

Albert Murray
☆ The more you know, the less time it takes for you to say it.

Les Paul
☆ I got beat by everyone, and rightlyfully so. That’s how I learned.

Pablo Picasso
☆ I do not look for it, I find it.
☆ 
Art is a lie that tells the truth.

Simon Schama
Art is the marriage of craft and imagination.

Mark Twain
☆ The difference between the right word and almost the right word,
     is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.

Andy Warhol
☆ Don’t think about making art. Just get it done.Let everyone else decide if it’s good                or  bad. Whether they love it or hate it. While they’e deciding make even more art.

Plato
☆ Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and
     life to everything.

Unknown attribution
☆ Don't let the "isms" get in the way of the "is"
☆ Now that I know it all, I'm not the know it all I once was.
☆ Talent wants to. Genius has to.
☆ Not my circus, not my monkeys.  (Polish Proverb)