Nothing dies harder than a bad idea.
Creativity - like human life itself - begins in darkness.
Mystery is at the heart of creativity. That, and surprise.
The creative process is a process of surrender, not control.
Art is not about thinking something up. It is the opposite - getting something down.
Love is the substance of all life. Everything is connected in love, absolutely everything.
Growth is an erratic forward movement: two steps forward, one step back. Remember that and be very gentle with yourself.
When we are angry or depressed in our creativity, we have misplaced our power. We have allowed someone else to determine our worth, and then we are angry at being undervalued.
I have learned, as a rule of thumb, never to ask whether you can do something. Say, instead, that you are doing it. Then fasten your seat belt. The most remarkable things follow.
Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, the part that tells us that nothing we do will ever be good enough - that we should try again.