Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Color

"Color in a picture is like enthusiasm in life." ~ Vincent van Gogh

Monday, June 29, 2009

Genius

"Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm." ~ Benjamin Disraeli

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Apathy

"Apathy can only be overcome by enthusiasm." ~ Arnold J. Toynbee

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Awaken As A Child

"Except ye become as little children, except you can wake on your fiftieth birthday with the same forward-looking excitement and interest in life that you enjoyed when you were five, "ye cannot enter the kingdom of God." One must not only die daily, but every day we must be born again.” ~ Dorothy L. Sayers

Friday, June 26, 2009

The Heart Knows

"The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand." ~ Robert Vallett

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Art Moves People

"I love the way art moves people emotionally. I love the fact that when someone purchases art it is the one thing that will last for generations." ~ Jack White

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Emtions From All Over

"The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a passing shape, from a spider's web." ~ Pablo Picasso

Monday, June 22, 2009

A Contributor

"Art cannot single handedly create enthusiasm; it merely contributes to enthusiasm and guides us to be more conscious of feelings that we might previously have experienced only tentatively or hurriedly." ~ Alain de Botton

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Insanity

"In things pertaining to enthusiasm, no man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions." ~ Henry Ward Beecher

Saturday, June 20, 2009

The Creative habit

“The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts.” ~ Henry Moore

Friday, June 19, 2009

Excite!

“What is required is sight and insight; then you might add one more -- excite.” ~ Robert Frost

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Energy

“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Machines

"Machines might give us more time to think but will never do our thinking for us." ~ Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Wild Things

"Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question whether a still higher 'standard of living' is worth its cost in things natural, wild and free. For us of the minority, the opportunity to see hummingbirds is more important than television." ~ Aldo Leopold

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Stop and Smell the Roses

"In this vast changing world of technology the old saying "stop and smell the roses" holds even more meaning." ~ Kathleen Arnason

Saturday, June 13, 2009

50% Of Potential

"The average person works at fifty percent or less of their potential. Your job is to unleash that extra fifty percent." ~ Brian Tracy

Friday, June 12, 2009

Experience is the Teacher

"When you push yourself, you flex your potential, and if you're listening carefully, you'll sense that the experience is the teacher." ~ Kirk Wassell

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Capable Of Becoming

"To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life." ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Flex Your Potential

"When you push yourself, you flex your potential, and if you're listening carefully, you'll sense that the experience is the teacher." ~ Kirk Wassell

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Images And Myths

"We need images and myths through which we can see who we are and what we might become." ~ Christine Downing

Monday, June 8, 2009

Aim For The Open Doors!

"Even when one gives up, one still has the potential to be rewired to achieve. One simply must learn to recognize when a door has just closed and aim for an open one." ~ Maria Scaringi

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Not Good Enough

"Don't let that feeling of not being good enough hold you back and keep you from reaching your potential." ~ Sandy Sandy

Friday, June 5, 2009

Fulfilling Potential

"A rose only becomes beautiful and blesses others when it opens up and blooms. Its greatest tragedy is to stay in a tight-closed bud, never fulfilling its potential." ~ Anonymous

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Reminders

"It is the mission of art to remind man from time to time that he is human, and the time is ripe, just now, today, for such a reminder." ~ Ben Shahn

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

To Cherish Consciousness

"The defining function of the artist is to cherish consciousness." ~ Max Eastman

Monday, June 1, 2009

Art's Purpose

"The artist is not a person endowed with free will who seeks his own ends, but one who allows art to realize its purpose within him." ~ Carl Jung