Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
~ Pablo Picaso
Untitled (2012) by Gianna Nguyen
Music education opens doors that help children pass from school into the world around them – a world of work, culture, intellectual activity, and human involvement. The future of our nation depends on providing our children with a complete education that includes music.
~ Gerald Ford, Former President of the United States
We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom. The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, people able to put together the right information at the right time, think critically about it, and make important choices wisely. ~ E. O. Wilson
Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.
~ Dorothea Lang
Always design a thing considering it in its next larger context - a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan.
~ Eliel Saarinen
Some people think music education is a privilege, but I think it's essential to being human.
~ Jewel, singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist
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Drawings help people to work out intricate relationships between parts.
~ Christopher Alexander
Music is an essential part of everything we do. Like puppetry, music has an abstract quality which speaks to a worldwide audience in a wonderful way that nourishes the soul."
~ Jim Henson, television producer and puppeteer
Summer's Whisper (2012) by Gianna Nguyen
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
~ Thomas Edison
The future belongs to...creators and empathizers, pattern recognisers and meaning-makers. These people...will now reap society's richest rewards and share its greatest joys.
~ Daniel H. Pink