Bryant H. McGill
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
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"
"I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money"
"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"
"Action is the foundational key to all success"
"Painting is just another way of keeping a diary"
"There's nothing more human than two people making love"
"I want the Arabic Granada, that which is art, which is all that seems to me beauty and emotion"
"Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels, what he tells himself about what he has seen"
"Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success"
"Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not"
"Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone"
"One must act in painting as in life, directly"
"If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes"
"You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer"
"What is a face, really? Its own photo? Its make-up? Or is it a face as painted by such or such painter? That which is in front? Inside? Behind? And the rest? Doesn't everyone look at himself in his own particular way? Deformations simply do not exist"
"We must not discriminate between things. Where things are concerned there are no class distinctions. We must pick out what is good for us where we can find it"
"We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand"
"To make oneself hated is more difficult than to make oneself loved"
"To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture"
"To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic"
"They ought to put out the eyes of painters as they do goldfinches in order that they can sing better"
"There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality"
"Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility"
"Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun"
"Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting"
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