Creativity & The Arts
"First thought, best thought."
“Imagination and reality have little in common.”
“Composing is a crusade. Sometimes you slay the dragon, sometimes the dragon slays you.”
“What is great about art and artists is that we get to ask the questions, even though we may never know the answers.”
"You can't explain a painting. You have to feel it."
"One must go to the source of one's inspiration."
“The artist’s job is not to succumb to despair but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existence.”
“How’s anyone ever going to come up with a book or a painting or a symphony or a sculpture that can compete with a great city? You can’t. When you look around, every street, every boulevard is its own special art form.”
“All art is political…..and all artists have something to say.”
“Only the clash of destructive forces can create something new.”