"I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."Gustave Courbet on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."Gustave Courbet on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."Gustave Courbet on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."Gustave Courbet on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."Gustave Courbet on Michael Jordan
"The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired."
"Beauty, like truth, is relative to the time when one lives and to the individual who can grasp it. The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired."
"Fine art is knowledge made visible."