Great designers can say some pretty snarky things about design
"People think that design is styling. Design is not style."
"Don't think about making art, just get it done."
"Have no fear of perfection, you'll never reach it."
"I really do believe the world can be saved through design."
"We have to dust things off every once in awhile, let in fresh air, change the water in the flower vases."
Franklin lived by a stunningly constricted daily routine to get his work done, and to be fair the man worked very hard.
"My superstition? I’m beginning to suspect the full moon."
"The reader walks away from real art heavier than she came to it."
"We're going to save the world."
“Anyone whose goal is 'something higher' must expect someday to suffer vertigo."
"...true artists scorn nothing: they are obliged to understand rather than to judge. "
The galaxy is pretty darn inspiring, ya know?
"Practice any art ... not to get money and fame, but to experience becoming, to find out what’s inside you, to make your soul grow."
Rest in peace, Lou Reed.
"I just didn't feel that I could push pieces of paper around and think about money..."
"We have this narrative that somehow art that comes from poverty or from suffering is more valuable..."
"There's nothing that's really impossible..."
"A branch falls, a leaf floats down, a biird flies by, a stone rolls...that's how my ideas are born."
"Repetition is the death of magic."