"The artist himself may not think he is religious, but if he is sincere his sincerity in itself is religion."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Emily Carr on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Emily Carr on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Emily Carr on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Emily Carr on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Emily Carr on Albert Camus
"You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even going and coming."
"Life's an awfully lonesome affair. You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even going and coming."
"I think that one's art is a growth inside one. I do not think one can explain growth. It is silent and subtle. One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows."
"I sat staring, staring, staring - half lost, learning a new language or rather the same language in a different dialect. So still were the big woods where I sat, sound might not yet have been born."