An artist is someone who produces things that people don’t need to have but that he – for some reason – thinks would be a good idea to give them.
An artist never really finishes his work; he merely abandons it.
Paul Ambroise Valery
And my aim in my life is to make pictures and drawings, as many and as well as I can; then, at the end of my life, I hope to pass away, looking back with love and tender regret, and thinking, “Oh, the pictures I might have made.”
Vincent Van Gogh
As my artist’s statement explains, my work is utterly incomprehensible and is therefore full of deep significance.
Calvin and Hobbes
Comic strip by Bill Watterson.
A design isn’t finished until somebody is using it. — Brenda Laurel
To fly we have to have resistance.
I probably have fundamentally antisocial tendencies. I never took one extracurricular activity. I just failed utterly at that level. Part of me still rebels against that.
I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing that I wanted to do.”