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By Anonym 13 Sep

Corita Kent

I am not brave enough to not pay my income tax and risk going to jail. But I can say rather freely what I want to say with my art.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Corita Kent

Not all of us are painters but we are all artists. Each time we fit things together we are creating - whether it is to make a loaf of bread, a child, a day.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Corita Kent

Life is a succession of moments, to live each one is to succeed.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Corita Kent

Art does not come from thinking but from responding.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Corita Kent

Celebration is a kind of food we all need in our lives, and each individual brings a special recipe or offering, so that together we will make a great feast. Celebration is a human need that we must not, and can not, deny. It is richer and fuller when many work and then celebrate together.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Corita Kent

Women's liberation is the liberation of the feminine in the man and the masculine in the woman.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Corita Kent

Earnestness and sincerity are synonymous.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Corita Kent

Life stands still when mankind is afraid to take a chance.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Corita Kent

Creativity belongs to the artist in each of us. To create means to relate. The root meaning of the word art is 'to fit together' and we all do this every day.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Corita Kent

Flowers grow out of dark moments.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Corita Kent

Love the moment. Flowers grow out of dark moments. Therefore, each moment is vital. It affects the whole. Life is a succession of such moments and to live each, is to succeed.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Corita Kent

A painting is a symbol for the universe. Inside it, each piece relates to the other. Each piece is only answerable to the rest of that little world. So, probably in the total universe, there is that kind of total harmony, but we get only little tastes of it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Corita Kent

It is a huge danger to pretend that awful things do not happen. But you need enough hope to keep going. I am trying to make hope. Flowers grow out of darkness.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Corita Kent

Maybe we are less than our dreams, but that less would make us more than some gods would dream of.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Corita Kent

When you get past making labels for things, it is possible to combine and transform elements into new things. Look at things until their import, identity, name, use, and description have dissolved.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Corita Kent

In this speedy world of ours when facts are multiplying rapidly and giant rearrangements are happening all around us, it seems dangerous to be made nervous by the new - to want what we can never have, to want things not to be rearranged. It would be better to be able to take the leap, which is to be able not only to live with change and newness, but even to help make it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Corita Kent

To understand is to stand under which is to look up to which is a good way to understand.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Corita Kent

That's why people listen to music or look at paintings. To get in touch with that wholeness.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Corita Kent

When you are not separate from the creative process, time ceases to exist. You might start to feel tired and suddenly realize that much time has passed. It isn't necessarily a happy time - and may be very difficult to start if it is a job or an obligation. But if' you start with all the concrete needs and proceed in a thorough way - the creative process will take over and you will forget whether it is work or play. Working in the here and now is one of the most uncontaminated ways to work.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Corita Kent

One of the things Jesus did was to step aside from the organized religion of his time because it had become corrupt and bogged down with rules. Rules became more important than feeding the hungry.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Corita Kent

If you work it will lead to something. It's the people who do all of the work all the time who eventually catch on to things.