"Art is anything you can get away with."
"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."
"An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it."
"Art is the lie that makes us realize the truth."
"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist
after one grows up."
"Everything you can imagine is real."
"The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age,
which means never losing your enthusiasm."
"The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources."
"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."