“The thrill of being an artist is going somewhere that you haven’t been before.”
“Something small every day.”
“No print is complete in itself. It is one more stake in the ground. It is one more step towards the goal of a lifetime.”
Emancipate yourself from mental slavery; none but ourselves can free our minds.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Myths are stories which give us ‘the facts’ – essential truths about the human condition.
The only existing things are atoms and empty space; all else is mere opinion.
-democritus of abdera
I never am really satisfied that I understand anything; because, understand it well as I may, my comprehension can only be an infinitesimal fraction of all I want to understand about the many connections and relations which occur to me.
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.
I feel the need to make things.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
One has to look out for engineers – they begin with sewing machines and end up with the atomic bomb.
When most I wink, then do my eyes best see.
The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.
The most powerful drive in the ascent of man is his pleasure in his own skill. He loves to do what he does well and, having done it well, he loves to do it better. You see it in his science. You see it in the magnificence with which he carves and builds, the loving…
The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Non est ad astra mollis e terris via.
There is no easy way from the earth to the stars.