A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
A writer needs a pen, an artist needs a brush, but a filmmaker needs an army.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.