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Op-Ed/Living the Arts

My Music Education - Outside of Tradition

Sunday, September 13, 2015

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

    Bob Ross

  • 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

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

    Gloria Steinem

  • Creativity is contagious, pass it on.

    Albert Einstein

  • How important are the visual arts in our society? I feel strongly that the visual arts are of vast and incalculable importance. Of course I could be prejudiced. I am a visual art.

    Kermit the Frog

  • Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.

    Bertolt Brecht

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

    Aldous Huxley

  • 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

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

    Anton Chekhov

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

    William Edgar Stafford

  • 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

  • Imagination rules the world.

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • Creativity takes courage.

    Henri Matisse