"But Paris was a very old city and we were young and nothing was simple there, not even poverty, nor sudden money, nor the moonlight, nor right and wrong nor the breathing of someone who lay beside you in the moonlight."
"I guess it goes to show that you never know where life will take you. You search for answers. You wonder what it all means. You stumble and soar. And, if you are lucky. you make it to Paris for a while."
"To confer the gift of drawing, we must create an eye that sees, a hand that obeys, a soul that feels; and in this task, the whole life must cooperate. In this sense, life itself is the only preparation for drawing. Once we have lived, our inner spark of vision does the rest."
"For me drawing is a question of death and life. Every day I draw, I write, I do something."