The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.


An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.

Charles Horton Cooley

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.


This world is but a canvas to our imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.

Karl Barth

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.

Jonathan Swift

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.

Friedrich Nietzsche

In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.

Thomas Merton

The more things you do, the more you can do.

Lucille Ball