Seeing that picture, for me, was like Chartres Cathedral.
– Henry Moore
To know one thing, you must know the opposite.
A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds.
It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work.
Discipline in art is a fundamental struggle to understand oneself, as much as to understand what one is drawing.
I think in terms of the day’s resolutions, not the years’.
The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts.
The secret of life is to have a task, something you devote your entire life to, something you bring everything to, every minute of the day for the rest of your life. And the most important thing is, it must be something you cannot possibly do.