"Art, undeniably, is conductive to happiness."
— Unknown
“I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.”  
— Vincent Van Gogh
“Creativity takes courage.”  
— Henri Matisse
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
— Pablo Picasso
“In art the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing.  Making your unknown known is the important thing.”
— Georgia O’Keeffe
"The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place; from the sky from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spiders web.”
— Pablo Picasso
“A good artist has less time than ideas.”
— Martin Kipenberger