Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Quote of the Day

Everyone with an artistic temperament has been told at some point in his or her life to develop a thicker skin.  That’s nonsense!  The world doesn’t need more thick-skinned people.  It needs more people who are sensitive and tender.  Have you ever been moved to tears by a powerful piece of music or held spellbound by a beautiful work of art?  Have you ever been moved by a scene from a film?  It’s because an artist felt deeply about something and communicated in such a powerful way that your heart and soul were touched.
– Rory Noland in his book, The Heart of the Artist.

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