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Reflections
  • After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.

    Aldous Huxley

  • Just write.

    Dave Margoshes

  • We don't make mistakes, just happy little accidents.

    Bob Ross

  • The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.

    Anton Chekhov

  • The actor is an athlete of the heart.

    Antonin Artaud, The Theatre and Its Double

  • Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

    Edgar Degas

  • Man will begin to recover the moment he takes art as seriously as physics, chemistry or money.

    Ernst Levy

  • 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 Zola

  • Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

    Henry Ward Beecher

  • Our brains are organized by stories and images, not statistics.

    Gloria Steinem

  • Creativity is contagious, pass it on.

    Albert Einstein

  • Creativity takes courage.

    Henri Matisse

  • If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our imagination on the altar of crude reality and we end up believing in nothing...

    Yann Martel

  • Life is short, art is long...

    Hippocrates

  • Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music

    William Edgar Stafford