Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Collection of Random Quotes

These are a random collection of quotes, gathered over the last year from a non-art related email newsletter that make me smile when very far away from my studio. What is your favorite quote, whether here or from your own list?

Good sense about trivialities is better than nonsense about things that matter."
--Max Beerbohm, British essayist, parodist and caricaturist 

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved."
--William Jennings Bryan, American politician 

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly."
--Langston Hughes, American writer 

Art is meant to upset people, science reassures them."
--Georges Braque, French painter and sculptor

If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life."
--Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect

Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so."
--Belva Davis, American journalist and feminist 

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week."

--H. Jackson Brown Jr., 

American author

Speaking of dreams...have you checked out my Name This Painting Contest? Check out the tab at the top for more details. The title is due by 1/31/11 and there are five entries to date.

Kim E., Andy (handsome, si?!), Mama, and Dafne at Dharma Studio, 2010

The photo is one of my dreams becoming a reality, Dharma Studio, 2010. [Art in photo is not by me, but was required to stay in the studio.]

Angeline Marie of 
Angeline Marie Fine Art


JJ said...

A-M: I love the random quotes. I actually had some fun looking for a common thread among them.

As for the First Contest name:
Through the Crevice

Angeline-Marie said...

JJ: LOL I tried not to have a common thread.
Got the name added to list...decision is going to be a challenge! =)

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