"Controversy is part of the nature of art and creativity."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Yoko Ono on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Yoko Ono on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Yoko Ono on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Yoko Ono on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Yoko Ono on Oscar Wilde
"Being alone is very difficult."
"A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality."
"A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is a reality."
"Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative, you can get beyond your pain or negativity."
"I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive."