"An Artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one."
--Charles Horton Cooley, American sociologist
"To create a work of art is to create the world."
-- Wassily Kandinsky
"I think everybody is born to do a certain thing, and that they ought to study themselves, what they like and what they don't like, and find out what their abilities are, and try to find out exactly what they're supposed to do.
"Everybody is rushing so much in this life, they don't take time to really look and find out."
-- Agnes Martin (1912 - 2004), American abstract expressionist painter