Though the artist must remain master of his craft, the surface, at times raised to the highest pitch of loveliness, should transmit to the beholder the sensation which possessed the artist.
No doubt the artist is the child of his time; but woe to him if he is also its disciple, or even its favorite.
The dreams which reveal the supernatural are promises and messages that God sends us directly: they are nothing but His angels, His ministering spirits , who usually appear to us when we are in a great predicament.
If your conscious and subconscious minds are not aligned, then fulfilling your heart's desire will be a constant struggle, and living your dream will be next to impossible.
I would love to spend all my time writing to you; I'd love to share with you all that goes through my mind, all that weighs on my heart, all that gives air to my soul; phantoms of art, dreams that would be so beautiful if they could come true.
How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly, and brings nothing but sweet dreams.
Our eyes are holden that we cannot see things that stare us in the face, until the hour arrives when the mind is ripened; then we behold them, and the time when we saw them not is like a dream.
My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.
There are no secrets that time does not reveal.
The artist doesn't have time to listen to the critics. The ones who want to be writers read the reviews, the ones who want to write don't have the time to read reviews.
In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.
The writer, when he is also an artist, is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal.
The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
The difficulty of IVF or of any fertility issues is the hope and the shattered hope, the dream that it might happen this time and then it doesn't happen.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
I would like to go back to Wales. I'm obsessed with my childhood and at least three times a week dream I am back there.
It was a really interesting time in New York in the late 70s and early 80s, and the music scene was really, really interesting because you didn't have to be a virtuoso to make music, it was more about your desire to express things.
What would an ocean be without a monster lurking in the dark? It would be like sleep without dreams.
Once you have made the decision to do the film, once you have identified the desire and all the deep and personal, intimate, artistic reasons why you want to do the film, then it's more a matter of how to do things.
If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time.
I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires.
We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they're called memories. Some take us forward, they're called dreams.
Beauty, like truth, is relative to the time when one lives and to the individual who can grasp it. The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.
No greater thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.