"Art hath an enemy called ignorance." Ben Jonson

Nita Leland's Favorite Quotations on Knowledge

There is one thing one has to have: either a soul that is cheerful by nature, or a soul made cheerful by work, love, art and knowledge. Friedrich Nietzsche

Reading plants, nourishes and grows ideas. William V. Dunning

Observation and study are necessary to achieve mastery of light and form.Andrew Loomis

The priceless quality of ease is present when one knows one knows. Edgar Whitney

It is not enough to draw, paint and sculpt. An artist should be able to think. Gordon Woods

To know in order to do: such has been my thought. Gustave Courbet

Knowledge is the stuff from which new ideas are made...The real key to being creative lies in what you do with your knowledge. Roger Von Oech

The objective laws of form and color help to strengthen a person's powers and to expand his creative gift. Johannes Itten

Art is nature seen in the light of its formal significance. Leo Stein

You can't do a fine thing without having seen fine examples. William Morris Hunt

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