It's true. Every artist, no matter how successful, goes through phases of creative drought, self-doubt, and confusion. It's also true that there are no cures for such obstacles except for continuous perseverance.
Fortunately, pieces of wisdom have the power to boost our motivation, give us a new idea, or change the way we look at our work. It's these things that allow us to bravely persist and embrace every stage in our creative lives.
Whether you're a photographer, a painter, an admirer of art, or someone completely different, these quotes will inspire you to keep staying true to yourself and your passions. Enjoy!
“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” - Maya Angelou
“What is creative living? Any life that is driven more strongly by curiosity than by fear.” - Elizabeth Gilbert
“I am always doing things I can't do, that's how I get to do them.” - Picasso
“You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement.
You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget that errand.” - Woodrow Wilson
“An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.” - Charles Horton Cooley
“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.” – Anais Nin
By Patrick Fore