The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. – Pablo Picasso
Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. –Twyla Tharp
I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for. – Georgia O’Keeffe
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures. – Henry Ward Beecher
And my favorite, another from Pablo Picasso,
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.