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An Idea is Born

"Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye.. it also includes the inner pictures of the soul." -Edward Munch

"The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery." -Francis Bacon

"Art is not what you see, but what you are others see." -Edgar Degas

"A painting is never finished - it simply stops in interesting places." -Paul Gardner

"I don't say everything, but I paint everything." -Pablo Picasso

"Great things are done by a series of small things brought together." -Vincent Van Gogh

"Art is the stored honey of the human soul." -Theodore Dreiser

"The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity." -Alberto Giacometti

"To create on'e own world takes courage." -Georgia O'Keeffe

"In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud." -Emile Zoala

"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." -Pablo Picasso

"Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it." -Andy Warhol

"The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless." -Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make you grow. So do it." -Kurt Vonnegut

"Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art." -Andy Warhol

"Do not fear mistakes... there are none." -Miles Davis

"Art is the only way to run away without leaving home." -Twyla Tharp

"Great art picks up where nature ends." -Marc Chagall

"I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way -- things I had no words for." -Georgia O'Keeffe

"Art is a lie that makes us realize truth." -Pablo Picasso

"An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision." -James McNeill Whistler

"There is no must in art because art is free." -Wassily Kandinsky

"Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." -Pablo Picasso

"To be an artist is to believe in life." -Henry Monroe

"A great artist is always before his time or behind it." -George Moore

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