Every artist was first an amateur.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.
“If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it.”
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill
Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle. Ken Hakuta
When ideas fail, words come in very handy. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Do something. If it doesn't work, do something else. No idea is too crazy. Jim Hightower
An idea is salvation by imagination. Frank Lloyd Wright
Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows. David T. Wolf
Art is making something out of nothing and selling it. Frank Zappa
The goal of life is living in agreement with nature. Zeno
The reason we have two ears and only one mouth, is that we may hear more and speak less. Zeno
Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible. Frank Zappa
Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere. G. K. Chesterton
Let each man exercise the art he knows. Aristophanes
Whatever limits us, we call Fate. Ralph Waldo Emerson
To be great is to be misunderstood. Ralph Waldo Emerson