“I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.” ~~ Edgar Allan Poe

Filed under: Art,  Beauty,  Edgar Allan Poe,  Inspiration

“You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

Filed under: Art,  Attitude,  Belief,  Dreams,  Experience,  Inspiration,  Joseph Joubert,  Optimism,  Reading,  Talent

“Get rid of anything that isn’t useful, beautiful or joyful.” ~~ Regina Brett

Filed under: Art,  Beauty,  Regina Brett

“An artist, under pain of oblivion, must have confidence in himself, and listen only to his real master: Nature.” ~~ Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Filed under: Art,  Nature,  Pierre-Auguste Renoir

“Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment. ” ~~ Claude Monet

Filed under: Art,  Claude Monet

“Are you really sure that a floor can’t also be a ceiling?” ~~ M.C. Escher

Filed under: Art,  Imagination,  M.C. Escher

“It’s not so much where my motivation comes from but rather how it manages to survive.” ~~ Louise Bourgeois

Filed under: Art,  Louise Bourgeois,  Self-Discipline

“Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.” ~~ Pablo Picasso

Filed under: Art,  Pablo Picasso

“Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working.” ~~ Pablo Picasso

Filed under: Art,  Inspiration,  Pablo Picasso,  Talent

“Gardens are not made by singing “Oh, how beautiful,” and sitting in the shade.” ~~ Rudyard Kipling

Filed under: Achievement,  Art,  Beauty,  Rudyard Kipling