“Ability is of little account without opportunity.”– Napoleon Bonaparte, quoted in NationalReview.com

“There is another reality, the genuine one, which we lose sight of. This other reality is always sending us hints, which without art, we can’t receive.”–Saul Bellow, quoted in BrainPickings.org

“When the uncreative tell the creative what to do, it stops being art.”–Tony Bennett, quoted in the International Business Times