Color possesses me. I don't have to pursue it. It will possess me always, I know it. That is the meaning of this happy hour: Color and I are one. I am a painter.
To tell you the truth, in my work, love is always in opposition to the elements. It creates dilemmas. It brings in suffering. We can't live with it, and we can't live without it. You'll rarely find a happy ending in my work.
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Call no man happy until he is dead, but only lucky.
Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.
Create your future from your future not your past.
When a film is created, it is created in a language, which is not only about words, but also the way that very language encodes our perception of the world, our understanding of it.
We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.
Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence.
There is no greater sorrow than to be mindful of the happy time in misery.
Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then beleive them to be true.
No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man. No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory.
I do not understand what the man who is happy wants in order to be happier.
I'm happy being myself, which I've never been before. I always hid in other people, or tried to find myself through the characters, or live out their lives, but I didn't have those things in mine.
I have stepped off the relationship scene to come to terms with myself. I have spent most of my adult life being 'someone's girlfriend', and now I am happy being single.
Men create the gods in their own image.
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.'
Talent works, genius creates.
You have many years ahead of you to create the dreams that we can't even imagine dreaming. You have done more for the collective unconscious of this planet than you will ever know.