Abdul Qadeer Khan
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Quotes by Spanish authors
"The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others"
"We all know that art is not truth. Art is lie that makes us realise truth"
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers"
"Painting is just another way of keeping a diary"
"It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country 16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket. A lot has happened since then"
"There's nothing more human than two people making love"
"I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money"
"Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working"
"You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer"
"The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web"
"You have to have an idea of what you are going to do, but it should be a vague idea"
"Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? no. Just as one can never learn how to paint"
"What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero"
"The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense"
"Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?"
"When I die, it will be a shipwreck, and as when a huge ship sinks, many people all around will be sucked down with it"
"The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?"
"The older you get the stronger the wind gets - and it's always in your face"
"One does a whole painting for one peach and people think just the opposite - that particular peach is but a detail"
"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso"
"Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock"
"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls"
"If all the ways I have been along were marked on a map and joined up with a line, it might represent a minotaur"
"I have a horror of people who speak about the beautiful. What is the beautiful? One must speak of problems in painting!"
"I don't believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents"
"I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else"
"I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it"
"He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law"
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