"The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant."
Salvador Dali

"Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art."
Baltasar Gracian

"There's a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker."
Charles M. Schulz

"Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone."
Pablo Picasso

"I think that everything's hard now anyways, so you might as well do stuff that you love and believe in."
Joan Cusack

"Art is the most beautiful of all lies."
Claude Debussy

"Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing."
Salvador Dali

"You are born an artist or you are not. And you stay an artist, dear, even if your voice is less of a fireworks. The artist is always there."
Maria Callas

"I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty."
Edgar Allan Poe

"Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity."
T. S. Eliot

"I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best."
Frida Kahlo

"Care and diligence bring luck."
Thomas Fuller

"Light in nature creates the movement of colours."
Robert Delaunay

"Designs of purely arbitrary nature cannot be expected to last long."
Kenzo Tange

"Technology allows us to do many things, but it is always important to combine it with traditional handcrafts and, in fact, use technology to replicate dying arts so that they are not lost."
Issey Miyake

"I'm a designer, and for me, things are always evolving, and such evolution is necessary."
Raf Simons

"If you try to create something people enjoy, and it happens to be made in a responsible way, then that's when you can really strike an incredible balance."
Stella McCartney

"With the clothes I design, I think about my friends, how I'd want them to dress, what I'd want them to wear."
Jeremy Scott

"Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing... layout, processes, and procedures."
Tom Peters

"You must make the product interesting, not just make the ad different. (via directcreative)"
Rosser Reeves

"Both optimists and pessimists contribute to our society. The optimist invents the airplane and the pessimist the parachute. (via sayingsnquotes)"
Gil Stern

"The relationship between a manufacturer and his advertising agency is almost as intimate as the relationship between a patient and his doctor. (via Adland.tv)"
David Ogilvy

"In retrospect, I should have bought one of those hybrid cars that run on gas and electricity instead of gas and gold. (via Twitter)"
Tim Siedell

"Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people."
Lee Iacocca

"The society based on production is only productive, not creative."
Albert Camus

"Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless."
Thomas A. Edison

"Quality is everyone's responsibility."
W. Edwards Deming

"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."
Erma Bombeck


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