Inspirational quotes about culture and life from innovative artists
Novels begin, not on the page, but in meditation and day-dreaming — in thinking, not writing.
– Joyce Carol Oates, American novelist and short story writer
The whole culture is telling you to hurry, while the art
tells you to take your time. Always listen to the art.
– Junot Diaz, American author and Pulitzer prize-winner for fiction
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
– Theodor Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss), American writer and cartoonist
I’m not gonna sit around and waste
my precious divine energy trying to explain and
be ashamed of things you think are wrong with me.
– Esperanza Spalding, American jazz musician and singer
Success is not final …
Failure is not fatal …
… it’s the courage to continue that counts.
– Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister and painter