I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.

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The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in se

The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark.

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.

A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.

A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.

Genius is eternal patience.

Genius is eternal patience.

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    Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first place rejoices, but still, the place where you live is that much more drab and empty for their departure.

    Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

    Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

    The art of living… is neither careless drifting on the one hand nor fearful clinging to the past on the other. It consists in being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive.

    The art of living… is neither careless drifting on the one hand, nor fearful clinging to the past on the other. It consists in being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive.

    Words and pictures are yin and yang. Married, they produce a progeny more interesting than either parent.

    Words and pictures are yin and yang. Married, they produce a progeny more interesting than either parent.

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