Quotes on Photography, Art, Philosophy, Humour, PoliticsQuotes can motivate, inspire and bring insight, through well-expressed wisdom, wit and wordsmithing.    Careful phrasing contributes to the effectiveness, some  even becoming parts of society’s lexicon,  with phrases so powerful,  they become a generations mantra.

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.

—Thomas Edison


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

—Eleanor Roosevelt

Well-expressed wisdom, effectively phrased with a well-structured strong message and  imagery,  appeals to our aspirational nature.

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.

— Stephen Hawking

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Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.

— Stephen Hawking

Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places, if you look at it right.

— Grateful Dead

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

— Aristotle

If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint” then by all means paint and that voice will be silent.

— Vincent Van Gogh

I am unable to make any distinction between the feeling I 
get from life and the way I translate that feeling into painting.

— Henri Matisse

The artist should have a powerful will. He should be powerfully possessed by one idea.

— Robert Henri

I do dream about art, and images come to me in dreams. 
I am definitely hoping to be in touch with my 
subconscious. I expect a call any minute.

— Julian Schnabel

A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.

— Paul Cezanne