Dreams must be ground into bread, and the bread eaten.
Children, like God, see only our actions.
If the cherry trees had to wait for understanding they'd never blossom.
Even blind alleys lead somewhere.
Travel doesn't become adventure until you leave yourself behind.
The scientist seeks laws; the historian, causes; the artist, freedom.
Art is a picture of the spirit.
Art is the truth of the imagination.
Happiness is what matters, feeling alive-not art or knowledge or money.
That's what art does: it breaks down walls.
The artist's duty is to defend the exceptional: the imagination.
Art always springs from a surplus of life
How beautiful to touch another's soul with a word, a gesture, a thought.
The only valid rule for a work of art is that it be true to itself.
Artists, by their free expressions, encourage others to be free. This is the quality that makes works of art enduring.
Art is a space in which freedom tests its wings.
Everything but a life can be replaced.
When death speaks to me, it speaks only of the beauty of life.
One death apiece is plenty.
The deep roots never doubt spring will come.
The rain that falls wherever it pleases. I want to be that rain.
To know your soul is your own, that's what counts.
When a thing becomes indispensable it's time to give it up.
Never say yes to anything you can't say no to.
I never reach those far-off places. New trails tempt me at every turn.