We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.
One stroke can be a completed work of art.
It is better to paint a good unfinished picture than a poor completed one.
The way it is going now the situation could easily become commercialized and I find myself bringing out work which could be regarded as kitsch—I have worked against that all of my life.
Melody is a form of remembrance… It must have a quality of inevitability in our ears.
With the qualities of cleanliness, affection, patience, dignity, and courage that cats have, how many of us, I ask you, would be capable of becoming cats?