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Guest Post: 15 Inspiring Quotes for the Artist, collected by Michelle

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Guest Post: 15 Inspiring Quotes for the Artist, collected by Michelle

Many thanks to Michelle for this collection of quotes, which first appeared on her blog, Seaweed Kisses.

15 INSPIRING QUOTES FOR THE ARTIST


To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.” – Kurt Vonnegut

Whoever uses the spirit that is in him creatively is an artist. To make living itself an art, that is the goal.” – Henry Miller

Art doesn’t have to be pretty. It has to be meaningful.” – Duane Hanson

To draw, you must close your eyes and sing.” – Pablo Picasso

No artist tolerates reality.” – Nietzsche

This world is but a canvas to our imagination.” – Thoreau

Who looks outside, dreams…who looks inside, awakes.” – Carl Jung

Art is when you hear a knocking from your soul — and you answer.” – Terri Guillemets

When I say artist I mean the one who is building things…some with a brush – some with a shovel – some choose a pen.” – Jackson Pollock

Art is the stored honey of the human soul.” – Theodore Dreiser

I am interested in art as a means of living a life; not as a means of making a living.” – Robert Henri

Creativity is a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.” – Arthur Koestler

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.” – Émile Zola

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” – Edgar Degas

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” Pablo Picasso

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Monday Morning Wisdom #115

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Monday Morning Wisdom #115

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Monday Morning Wisdom #114

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Monday Morning Wisdom #114

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” – Albert EinsteinMMW

Monday Morning Wisdom #113

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Monday Morning Wisdom #113

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Monday Morning Wisdom #112

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Monday Morning Wisdom #112

I choose to be the creator in bliss rather than the tormented artist. It’s a choice. ~Linda Saccoccio

Monday Morning Wisdom #111

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Monday Morning Wisdom #111

Strive for excellence, not perfection. ~William Snell

Monday Morning Wisdom #110

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Monday Morning Wisdom #110

Found on Pinterest. Photo of Ray Bradbury by Alan Light.MMWray

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Monday Morning Wisdom #109

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Monday Morning Wisdom #109

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. ~Albert EinsteinMMW

Monday Morning Wisdom #108

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Monday Morning Wisdom #108

Whatever it takes to finish things, finish. You will learn more from a glorious failure than you ever will from something you never finished. ~Neil GaimanMMW

Monday Morning Wisdom #107

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Monday Morning Wisdom #107

You have to let people see what you wrote. It will never be perfect, but perfect is overrated. ~Tina FeyMMW

Photograph of Tina Fey by Mingle Media TV