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A lot of artists who have a certain style are expected to more or less keep doing their style. It's so easy to get into that rut of production. (Laurie Anderson)

-Posterity: Letters of Great Americans to Their Children...
Draw, draw, hundreds of drawings. Try to remain humble. Smartness kills everything. (Sherwood Anderson)

You have to love writing a song and architecture. You have to give it a form. It is my job to create a sonic landscape. I like to create ambiance and atmosphere. The writing is the intimate part of it. It is a sketch. The production is the whole painting. (Keren Ann)

I have 40 years of unpublished material, the ones they don't pick, and the reason I don't redraw them or use them again is that I like to use my brain every day and come up with new jokes. (Sergio Aragones)

We want to produce as a plant produces a fruit and does not itself reproduce. We want to produce directly and without meditation. (Hans Jean Arp)

Unless each man produces more than he receives, increases his output, there will be less for him than all the others. (Bernard Baruch)

For most artists, making good art depends upon making lots of art. (David Bayles, Ted Orland)

Well, I'm always working on my comic strip and trying to, you know, keep cranking that out. (Alison Bechdel)

Works of Art can only be produc'd in Perfection where the Man is either in Affluence or is Above the Care of it. (William Blake)

- in 1953 typewriters at the library cost 10 cents every half hour...
You'd type like hell. I spent $9.80 and in nine days I had Fahrenheit 451. (Ray Bradbury)

Artists make metaphors. Art is not about grinding out product. (Peter William Brown)

You either make dust or eat dust. (H. Jackson Brown, Jr.)

A jug fills drop by drop. (Gautama Buddha)

The trouble began with Forster. After him it was considered ungentlemanly to write more than five or six novels. (Anthony Burgess)

I remember going to the Matisse show and seeing how Matisse had taken one of his own paintings, worked from it and transformed, it, and that had led on to the next one and the next. (Anthony Caro)

Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. (Coco Chanel)

Supply always comes on the heels of demand. (Robert Collier)

We are product-oriented thinkers, and sometimes that gets in our way of allowing ourselves to have space and time to be silent. (Nikki Coulombe)

-on being asked to include angels in a painting for a church...
I have never seen angels. Show me an angel and I will paint one. (Gustave Courbet)

One must factor life into producing. (Paula Rey Cowdrey)

It is only when a pot comes from my wheel that I can reflect on its form, its beauty, and its meaning. One does and then one reflects. (Cecilia Davis Cunningham)

The chicken is only an egg's way for making another egg. (Richard Dawkins)

There could be a hundred paintings in every one painting, depending on when you stop. (Peter Doig)

The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. (Thomas Edison)

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees. (George Eliot)

I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues. (Duke Ellington)

-Women Who Run With the Wolves...
The craft of questions, the craft of stories, the craft of the hands - all these are the making of something, and that something is soul. Anytime we feed soul, it guarantees increase. (Clarissa Pinkola Estes)

Focus on being productive instead of busy. (Timothy Ferriss)

Being overwhelmed is often as unproductive as doing nothing, and is far more unpleasant. Being selective - doing less - is the path of the productive. Focus on the important few and ignore the rest. (Timothy Ferriss)

If they try to rush me, I always say, 'I've only got one other speed - and it's slower.' (Glenn Ford)

Profit is a by-product of work; happiness is its chief product. (Henry Ford)

The important thing is to keep producing. All artists have that quality. You have to be tenacious. (Mary Frank)

Art among a religious race produces reliques [sic]; among a military one, trophies; among a commercial one, articles of trade. (Henry Fuseli)

A simple equation for the production of successful art work is lots of reference material plus lots of art supplies equals lots of painting happiness. (Robert Genn)

The man who comes up with a means for doing or producing almost anything better, faster or more economically has his future and his fortune at his fingertips. (J. Paul Getty)

It's not a ladder we're climbing, it's literature we're producing. (Nikki Giovanni)

It is only by going through a volume of work that... your work will be as good as your ambitions. And I took longer to figure out how to do this than anyone I've ever met. It's gonna take awhile. It's normal to take awhile. You've just gotta fight your way through. (Ira Glass)

God makes stars. I just produce them. (Samuel Goldwyn)

The carpenter is not the best / Who makes more chips than all the rest. (Arthur Guiterman)

Nothing cannot exist forever. (Stephen Hawking)

Creative people need an engine to produce and be interested in the process. (Margaret Henkels)

To worship the product and ignore its development leads to dilettantism and reaction. Art cannot result from sophisticated, frivolous, or superficial effects. (Hans Hofmann)

The happy people are those who are producing something; the bored people are those who are consuming much and producing nothing. (William Ralph Inge)

And one more thing... (Steve Jobs)

My songs are like my kids. (Billy Joel)

Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before. (Franz Kafka)

I don't think it's wise to manufacture a painting, just for the sake of working... if the impulse isn't truly there, the painting will lack power. (Scott Kahn)

A world of colors on the palette remaining... wandering... on canvases still emerging. (Wassily Kandinsky)

I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; I will not refuse to do the something I can do. (Helen Keller)

It is, after all, the dab of grit that seeps into an oyster's shell that makes the pearl, not pearl-making seminars with other oysters. (Stephen King)

It is precisely the way which is productive - this is the essential thing; becoming is more important than being... (Paul Klee)

We are a distracted society; many studies have discounted the value of so-called multi-tasking... the vast output of frenetic, ugly art reflects that. (Sharon Knettell)

It's about the production of the work. I need my workers to stay focused. (Jeff Koons)

Being busy and being productive are not necessarily related. (Brian Koslow)

One man writes a novel. One man writes a symphony. It is essential that one man make a film. (Stanley Kubrick)

If your life becomes only a medium of production, then many of the good human values and characteristics will be lost. (Dalai Lama)

I put things down on sheets of paper and stuff them in my pockets. When I have enough, I have a book. (John Lennon)

-Move a Little, Lose a Lot...
Hey, Einstein - just like the scientist who thought up his most famous theory while riding his bike, you can increase production of new brain neurons in as little as three hours. (James A. Levine)

The artist is seen like a producer of commodities, like a factory that turns out refrigerators. (Sol LeWitt)

Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done. (James Ling)

Being busy and being productive are not necessarily the same. Many people keep busy to avoid taking action on things they're afraid to pursue. (Lauren Mackler)

Every production of an artist should be an expression of an adventure of his soul. (W. Somerset Maugham)

The picture should be fecund. It must bring a world to birth. (Joan Miro)

I was just trying to make a nice little movie... It wasn't until I saw it all put together that I realized this was something remarkable. (Mike Nichols)

When one has a great deal to put into it, a day has a hundred pockets. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses. (Ovid)

There's only a certain amount of works you can make, so you have to make only the ones you really want to make. It's all about trying to be as productive as possible. (Cornelia Parker)

All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else. (Plato)

The production of work is cumulative; nothing is produced in isolation and everything contributes something to the next piece. (Henryk Ptasiewicz)

So now, how did God produce this world?... The fable is that he breathed upon us. In his breath, his wind, came moisture and things began to grow... a message of hope. Nothing physical. How do you intend for your breath to become a work of art? The only way I can see it is that you prevent your breath from becoming a structure. As soon as your breath takes on the form of a room, you are a carpenter; you're not God. (Milton Resnick)

The soil says, 'Don't bring me your need. Bring me your seed.' (Jim Rohn)

The branch might seem like the fruit's origin: In fact, the branch exists because of the fruit. (Rumi)

I produce music as an apple tree produces apples. (Camille Saint-Saens)

I am in the world only for the purpose of composing. (Franz Schubert)

Nothing is more useful than the useless. (Roger Scruton)

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant. (Robert Louis Stevenson)

The tree that is beside the running water is fresher and gives more fruit. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Mass production is nothing new. Weren't cathedrals built through mass production? The pyramids?... Paintings can be painted with the left hand, the right hand, someone else's hand, or many people's hands. The scale of production is irrelevant to its content. (Ai Weiwei)

It is a myth that art has to be sold. It is not like stocking a grocery store where people fill a pushcart. (Jack White)

Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don't see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself. (Marianne Williamson)

The proverbial attempt to produce more, and always, speaks most poorly for any 'love of painting.' If you don't have anything to say, let there be silence. (David Wayne Wilson)

I'm not some kind of machine that paints pictures. (Stuart Pearson Wright)

It is in [the] process of making something... that the creator contacts a concrete reality outside his subjective life and moves into the realm of the transcendent. (Joseph Zinker)


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