"To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter."
Francoise Sagan

"Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind."
Johannes Brahms

"All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth."
Richard Avedon

"Necessity dispenseth with decorum."
Thomas Carlyle

"Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas."
Donatella Versace

"The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money."
Thomas Jefferson

"Perfection is the child of time."
Joseph Hall

"I don't try to describe the future. I try to prevent it."
Ray Bradbury

"Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one."
E. B. White

"The more refined and subtle our minds, the more vulnerable they are."
Paul Tournier

"Land really is the best art."
Andy Warhol

"Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments."
Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift."
Albert Einstein

"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

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