Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, those who do not see.
In time and with water, everything changes.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.
A wave is never found alone, but is mingled with the other waves.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else.
You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand.
A beautiful body perishes, but a work of art dies not.
Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.
Experience does not err. Only your judgments err by expecting from her what is not in her power.