"Art is anything you can get away with."

Terence

"A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author."

Gilbert K. Chesterton, English author and artist

"The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction has to make sense."

Tom Clancy

"An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it."

Paul Valery

"Art is the lie that makes us realize the truth."

Pablo Picasso

"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist after one grows up."

Pablo Picasso

"Everything you can imagine is real."

Pablo Picasso

"The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm."

Aldous Huxley

"The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources."

Aldous Huxley

"To be misunderstood can be the writer's punishment for having disturbed the reader's peace. The greater the disturbance, the greater the possibility of misunderstanding."

Anatole Broyard