Don’t lose heart if it is very difficult at times; everything will come out all right and nobody can in the beginning do as he wishes. — A 19-year-old Vincent van Gogh to his brother Theo in a letter dated 28 January 1873 (via phenomenaaa)

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An artist is someone who produces things that people don’t need to have, but that he - for some reason - thinks it would be a good idea to give them. — Andy Warhol (via ottersunday)

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mrsalabamaworley:

"It is only when memory is filtered through imagination that the films we make will have real depth." - Louis Malle

mrsalabamaworley:

"It is only when memory is filtered through imagination that the films we make will have real depth." - Louis Malle

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Writers don’t retire. I will always be a writer. — Andy Rooney (via writingquotes)
All worthy work is open to interpretations the author did not intend. Art isn’t your pet — it’s your kid. It grows up and talks back to you. — Joss Whedon
The perfect detective story cannot be written. The type of mind which can evolve the perfect problem is not the type of mind that can produce the artistic job of writing. — Raymond Chandler
I am a typed director. If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach. — Alfred Hitchcock