“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” — Mark Twain
“Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.” — Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity. Simone Weil Attention is the new currency.
“I don’t bring a cake. I bring the ingredients and bake it on stage. We have to take the risk that it will go wrong – we need mistakes because they make us rethink and find new ways.” — Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Violinist
“A self-respecting artist must not fold his hands on the pretext that he is not in the mood.” — Peter Tchaikovsky There are no excuses. Art/work is a daily habit.
“You need to build an ability to just be yourself and not be doing something. That’s what the phones are taking away. The ability to just sit there … that’s being a person.” — Louis CK
“Like everybody, I am attracted to danger. All the difficulties you try to overcome have the same value of those you can discover.” — Italian photographer Olivo Barbieri
“I was taught how to work. I think that’s everything. Creativity and imagination alone are not going to get you there.” — Elizabeth Gilbert
“If you’re an artist, an innovator, or a creative person, this scenario should sound familiar to you. We may go into a career because of our values, our ideals, our art, but the reality of capitalism opposes us. Our dreams just don’t pay the bills. So what exactly is an artist to do?” Learn the […]
“To keep our past failures ever before us would cause us to continue to fail…take out your pencil, rub out the mark and start over again.” The eraser, an American origin to fit the American mentality of making mistakes and learning from failure. After all, the right answer is a function of the mistakes you […]