Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
Art is the collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
Photography, fortunately, to me has not only been a profession by also a contact between people – to understand human nature and record, if possible, the best in each individual.
Music has charms to soothe the savage beasts, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by when sick and weary.
I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music.
Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music – the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people.
A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic.
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
Leisure hours are of great importance for people. Living under stress for a long time is harmful to health, causing symptoms such as ulcer and high blood pressure. If a man insisted always on being serious, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it. The secrets of energy lie in the art of having leisure.