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FYI - For Your Inspiration ... Quotations
There are many quotes over the years that I have resonated with. Sharing a few here and you will see more than a few from Walt Disney, who inspires me to great lengths!! 
PHOTO LEFT: SEPTEMBER AT SAUBLE BEACH (2016)                     

“When we opened Disneyland, a lot of people got the impressions that it was a get-rich-quick thing, but they didn't realize that behind Disneyland was this great organization that I built here at the Studio, and they all got into it and we were doing it because we loved to do it.” (Walt Disney)
"Make moments count." - Barbara Simpson (May 2011)
I have come to believe that if you wait until everything is done...and takes too long." (V.C., Toronto Businessman and Friend, Nov 16 2011)
"As a limo driver, a client remarked, you must know the road like the back of your hand?...I replied, When I do I will hang up my keys. To be that confident may allow me to make a mistake." (From an ordinary man. Feb 10 2010)
"The road of an artist is long and hard, many personal sacrifices along the way." (My Mom, October 2006)
"Follow your heart. Dreams come true."  (Barbara Jeanne Simpson, 1998)
"Painting is another way of keeping a diary." (Pablo Picasso)
“You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” (Walt Disney)
"If you could say it in words there would be no reason for paint." (Edward Hopper)
"In order to be a painter, you need to know how to paint, and when to stop." (Pablo Picasso)  I can remember these important words from my art instructor Janusz Malinowsky in 1998, always reminding me when to stop. God bless his soul. Janusz Malinowski July 29, 1948 - October 25, 2011.
"Art, the visual communication or carefree expression in an abstract, realistic or other means, through painting, photography or other creative genre." (Barbara Simpson, 2006)
"In art, all who have done something other than their predecessors have merited the epithet of revolutionary; an it is they alone who are masters." (Paul Gauguin) 
“I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn't know how to get along without it.” (Walt Disney)
"When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else. Most people in the city rush around so, they no  time to look at a flower. I want them to see it whether they want to or not." (Georgia O'Keeffe, Great American Female Painter) 
"I truly trust in creativity to be a great release, a form of therapy, of healing within, and a connection with my Higher Power."  (Barbara Jeanne Simpson, December 2007)
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand." (Albert Einstein)
“The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.” Walt Disney

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