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nolan

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on: July 11, 2010, 12:43:10 AM
If you want to say 'I can't', rather say, 'I can't yet'

Beware of self-criticism, you have to protect yourself

If you can dream it, you can achieve it

If you believe you can, you can

Never let go of a dream until you are ready to wake up and make it happen

Anytime the going seems easier, better check and see if you're not going downhill

It's alright to be content with what you have, never with what you are

Never retreat in the face of difficulties. Advance as conditions permit. If conditions don't permit, create those conditions

Make no small plans, for they have no capacity to stir mens souls

If at first you don't succeed, try, and try again

There are a lot of opportunities, if there aren't, you can make them, make or break them

There can be no bright lights, without dark shadows

The darkest shadow is always behind the brightest light

If there is no light at the end of the tunnel, switch on your flashlight

He who asks looks like a fool for a minute. He who does not ask looks like a fool for a lifetime

To keep art in your heart, let your brush linger on your finger

When you start looking for more to say, you have said enough, so make yourself stop

As music is the poetry of sound, so painting is the poetry of sight
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Reply #1 on: November 08, 2010, 11:27:48 PM
 :-* Thank You


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Reply #2 on: December 11, 2010, 01:08:16 AM
Very inspiring!

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I am still on my mission to make sense of me  ~jet


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Reply #3 on: December 13, 2010, 03:36:43 AM
One of my favorites:

"Never give up on something that you can't go a day without thinking about." -Unknown


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Reply #4 on: December 13, 2010, 07:37:46 AM
now I know why I smoke  :whistle:


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Reply #5 on: December 13, 2010, 09:23:36 AM
Didn't you say smokers make the best painters, as they usually step back from their work?  What brand do you recommend?  :)


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Reply #6 on: December 13, 2010, 09:28:05 AM
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Reply #7 on: December 13, 2010, 06:41:44 PM
ecigarettes  ;D


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Reply #8 on: December 14, 2010, 01:22:01 PM
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Reply #9 on: December 26, 2010, 07:13:07 PM


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Reply #10 on: December 30, 2010, 09:59:49 AM
My eyes are opened  :heeha: Seriously, I find I do see things quite differently. The colouring and shade tones seem to stand out more, little things that tended to be overlooked are noticed. It really is a new world out there, free of lifes troubles if you're willing to let go. Just light and colour. Take it all in.
I thank you and Dennis for being a part of it.


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Reply #11 on: January 02, 2011, 10:37:24 PM
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Reply #12 on: April 11, 2015, 03:34:15 AM


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Reply #13 on: April 11, 2015, 04:28:12 AM
Dear Annie;

Thank you for reminding us of the  inspirational art quotes
of some of "The Greats!!!!!


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Reply #14 on: April 12, 2015, 12:53:46 AM
 :urwelcome:

Just thought those from Nolan were good to read again, and added a few from the great artists.
Annie
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