In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for constructive use of solitude. One must overcome the fear of being alone. ~ Rollo May
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that, you, too, can become great. ~ Mark Twain
The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed. ~ Ernest Hemingway
The reality is that most of us grow up strapped in an educational system that favors obedience over independent thinking. We’re rewarded for trusting authority, and punished for challenging it. We focus on memorizing the stuff other people came up with - formulas in math, grammar rules in English, theories in physics, cell functions in... Continue Reading →
Being partially motivated by being around artwork and artists all day, and partially motivated by the curator at the time Liz Szabo I was actually making art with that intention.
“So okay - there you are in your room with the shade down and the door shut and the plug pulled out of the base of the telephone. You've blown up your TV and committed yourself to a thousand words a day, come hell or high water. Now comes the big question: What are you... Continue Reading →
"Maybe our favorite quotations say more about us than about the stories and people we are quoting." ~ John Green