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“Oh, the glory of setting your own bounds and leaping around within them!”
“If I were to give an art student any words of advice, it would be to proceed without fear. Your work will grow as you grow. And you must make yourself work for growth. That's what discipline is all about. It's about awareness of how much you're demanding of yourself.”
“Oh, the agony of invalids comes at night.”
“Dreams function to help us jump tracks.”
“Anything and everything is possible when nothing has started.”
“Everyone all over the world on his way home from work thinks about what he is going to eat for dinner upon arrival, whether it be bifteck et pommes frites, or huevos revueltos con frijoles y pan, or tea with bread and jam, or meat pie or yams and dried fish, etc. Whether he be on foot or on wheels, on buffalo or on donkey or camel, at dusk or at midnight, he sings and whistles, hurrying onward to supper and bed.”
“Do not pick up what you cannot take responsibility for.”
“The decision to choose life or death is constantly in our own hands.”
“Be gentle, for you know not what you may be killing with too much forcing.”
Jenny Read, U.S. sculptor
(1947 - 1976)
Full name: Jenny Baldwin Craik Read.