True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
It is quite true, as some poets said, that the God who created man must have had a sinister sense of humor, creating him a reasonable being, yet forcing him to take this ridiculous posture, and driving him with blind craving for this ridiculous performance.
I am doing things that are true to me. The only thing I have a problem with is being labeled.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
We know how to speak many falsehoods that resemble real things, but we know, when we will, how to speak true things.
The world was not created once and for all time for each of us individually. There are added to it in the course of our life things of which we have never had any suspicion.
Movie directors, or should I say people who create things, are very greedy and they can never be satisfied... That's why they can keep on working. I've been able to work for so long because I think next time, I'll make something good.
For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
Gianni created the whole thing. I came later and helped him.
All one's inventions are true, you can be sure of that. Poetry is as exact a science as geometry.
I think the new spirituality will be a spirituality that's not based on a particular dogma. And that steps away from the old spiritual paradigm that we have created on this planet, which comes from a thought that there is such a thing as being better.
I think the most important thing for an artist is to not worry about what anybody else thinks. You just have to do what comes from your heart and your being and put it out there-that's true in any of the arts.
I think Russian people are learning that democracy is not an alien thing; it's not a western invention.
Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry.
The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.
I know now that there is no one thing that is true - it is all true.
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat. He has no real style. He just keeps on trying other things.
I don't think of myself as either American or Australian really, I'm a true hybrid. It's a good thing for me because both of them are really good countries.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end.
Everything which one invents is true, be sure of it.
No great thing is created suddenly.
The sad part about our past is that religions, ironically enough, are responsible for creating the most destructive idea that has ever been visited upon the human race: the idea that there is such a thing as 'better.'
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephantand the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.
We're dealing with sophisticated customers. What's most important to these women is individuality. I have to create things she'll want to wear, no matter who she is.
I liked to work in a shop down in the basement and invent things and build gadgets.