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Choose an author as you choose a friend.
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. - Scott Adams
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. - Pablo Picasso
A great part and the best part of a design must be brought forth in the making.
The idea was to eliminate every thing unnecessary, to make the whole as direct and simple as possible, but always with the beautiful in mind as the first goal. - Henry Mather Greene
Any Deviation from simplicity results in a loss of dignity.
Draw and the child draws with you. Talk and you talk alone. -Henry Turner Bailey
The Love you Liberate in your Work is the only Love you Keep. -Fra Elbertus
The main object in every school should be, not to provide the children with means of earning a livelihood, but to show them how to live a happy and worthy life, inspired by ideas which exalt and dignify both labor and pleasure. -Norton
Use your friends by being of use to them.
Education comes through doing things, making things, going without things, taking care of yourself, talking about things.
Sing when the shadows fall. . . for in time the sun will shine again.
The love of beauty, the service of it, the production of beautiful things, are the test and measure of the true worth of the individual and nation.
And the time will come when one generation can say as it contemplates the next: I framed his tongue to music, I armed his hand with skill, I molded his face to beauty, And his heart the throne of Will.
The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense. - Pablo Picasso
Music is what feelings sound like.
There is no profit in curing the body if in the process we destroy the soul.
He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words. - Elbert Hubbard
Form Follows Function
It is the task of art to express a clear vision of reality. -Mondrian
An idea is salvation by imagination. -Frank Lloyd Wright
Hands are the makers of art.
What would you attempt to do... if you knew you could not fail?
Have nothing in your homes that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful. -William Morris
Art is the flower. Life is the green leaf.
Who hath a friend with whom to share, Hath double cheer and half of care.
Nature always wears the colors of the spirit. - Emerson
Crafting is cheaper than therapy.
To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak. - Hopi Indian Saying
You can dance anywhere, even if only in your heart.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. - Pablo Picasso
Lift up your voice and sing! Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. - Victor Hugo
Without music life would be a mistake. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Where words fail, music speaks. - Hans Christian Anderson
Do what makes your heart sing. You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note. -Doug Floyd
The woods would be very silent if no birds sang except the best. -Yiddish Proverb
Draw and the child draws with you. Talk and you talk alone. -Henry Turner Bailey
Sing when the shadows fall . . . for in time the sun will shine again.
There is music in my soul today,
A carol to my King,
And Jesus listening can hear
The songs I cannot sing.
- Eliza E. Hewitt
Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another.
Make each day your masterpiece. Beauty is truth, truth beauty, that is all ye know on earth and all ye need to know. - Keats
A thing of beauty is a joy forever.
Great symphonies begin with just one note.
Dance smoothes the rough edges of life.
Life is a dance from one stage to the next.
Everyday I count wasted in which there has been no dancing. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Dance Yourself Silly
Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays. - George Balanchine
Music is an invisible dance, as dancing is silent music.
Dancers are the athletes of God. -Albert Einstein
You can dance anywhere, even if only in your heart.
How can we know the dancer from the dance? -William Butler Yeats
Music is well said to be the speech of angels. -Thomas Carlyle
There is no truer truth obtainable By Man than comes of music. -Robert Browning
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends. -Alphonse de Lamartine
Play the music, not the instrument.
Alas for those that never sing,
But die with all their music in them!
-Oliver Wendell Holmes
There is nothing in the world so much like prayer as music is. -William P. Merrill
There's music in the singing of a reed;
There's music in the gushing of a rill;
There's music in all things, if men had ears:
Their earth is but an echo of the spheres.
- Lord Byron
And the night shall be filled with music,
And the cares that infest the day
Shall fold their tents like the Arabs
And as silently steal away.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. -Aristotle
Everything in creation has its appointed painter or poet and remains in bondage like the princess in the fairy tale 'til its appropriate liberator comes to set it free. -Ralph Waldo Emerson