Patience brings rewards, little strokes, fell great oaks. Everything happens if you can wait for it; death for one.

Patience and perseverance

If wishes were horses then conceptual art might ride. Perseverance, or just plain stubbornness. Also my biggest weakness.

A passion for a single mission whatever the obstacles and however long it might take, because little strokes fell great oaks. You are never too old to learn. By little and little the bird makes his nest.

Patience and perseverance will overcome many obstacles. Short-term can be terminal.

Short-term can be terminal

These works depict artists’ idyllic visions of a countryside dotted with rural shrines where gods and mythological heroes mingle with hares and tortoises.

Irony is the philosophy of sour grapes

The fringe art one cannot have always has a cognitive dissonance. Irony is the philosophy of sour grapes.

Many little makes a mickle, Aesop prefers the tortoise's strategy.

Arthur Rackham self portrait as fly

To deal with only that which is important, one day at a time. People want to invest in art if they found a purpose for it.

The well of truth is truth itself

A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.

The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien

Softly, softly, catch monkey

"Scientific research gradually has progressed into an unfortunate fight for power, fame and authority. And as we all know there is no end to the greed of fame and power.". Misconduct jeopardizes the good name of any institution.

Nature, 2008, 453969d.html

Softly, softly, catch monkey

By diligence and patience, the rat bit in two the thinnest of shoestrings for the sake of art and luckiest pictures.

Arthur Rackham, Aesop

subculture ideas

We have to do art.

"If experimenters have free will, then so do elementary art elements."

John Horton Conway

Developing a higher-than-average level of skill for something isn’t common demonstrates perseverance and grit that many don’t have.

formal art theory

To zigzag is not to be stopped.

They had had to work so much harder to get there. That is often the case for those entering spaces closed off to them. Not-to-be-eaten ideas have long been dismissed as curiosities.

It took me a few tries to get here. If I were to be discouraged the very first time, this would never have happened. This film is saying that the choice is always yours, no matter what the situation.

Fawn Veerasunthorn