The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old.
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
One's art goes as far and as deep as one's love goes.
A woman can be anything the man who loves her would have her be.
To begin, begin.
Don't ever let somebody tell you you can't do something, not even me.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.
Light in Nature creates the movement of colors.
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
As long as you can still grab a breath, you fight.
We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - romantic love and gunpowder.
Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.
I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.
A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.
If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.
May you not be lonely but be able to enjoy being alone.
He has Van Gogh's ear for music.
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding.