Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.
Water is the driving force of all nature.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions
While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?
The smallest feline is a masterpiece.
He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.
It's easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.
Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.
The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things.