10 Inspirational Quotes From Artists About Giving Thanks and Loving Life

"Thanksgiving Time" (2016), Slava Ilyayev

“Thanksgiving Time” (2016), Slava Ilyayev

Are you feeling uninspired lately? Or having a hard time feeling thankful for the little things in life? If you need a spiritual boost, turn to some inspirational quotes from your favorite artists.

Why artists? Because if there’s one thing that artists are excellent at providing, it’s perspective.

Artists know how to step back from the world and draw out all of the hidden colors, context, and emotions that we too often ignore in our everyday lives.

If you sometimes need a friendly reminder to be more thankful, these 10 inspirational quotes from Park West Gallery artists might just give you a new perspective and help you better appreciate the wonders of the world.


Autumn de Forest

Inspirational Quotes from Park West Gallery artists

“I feel as though that creating is honestly what makes the world interesting.”


Romero Britto

Inspirational Quotes from Park West Gallery artists

“I believe that every human being should try to do good for someone else. There are so many different ways to do it. My art can be an instrument for helping people… What a good feeling.”


Pablo Picasso

Inspirational Quotes from Park West Gallery artists

“To make oneself hated is more difficult than to make oneself loved.”


Peter Max

Inspirational Quotes from Park West Gallery artists

“I’m just wowed by the universe. I’m just glad to do something I love to do. I love color, I love painting, I love shapes, I love composition, I love the people around me. I’m adoring it all. My legacy is in the hands of other people.”


Donna Sharam

Inspirational Quotes from Park West Gallery artists

“I think the greatest inspiration for me is that I absolutely love my life.”


Simon Bull

Inspirational Quotes from Park West Gallery artists

“We have to seize the day and live fully in this moment. When times get hard, sometimes it brings out the best in us.”


Anatole Krasnyansky

Inspirational Quotes from Park West Gallery artists

“Let’s enjoy the fruits of life. Life which is a timeframe for happiness and creation.”


Marc Chagall

Inspirational Quotes from Park West Gallery artists

“If I create from the heart, nearly everything works. If from the head, almost nothing.”


Thomas Kinkade

Inspirational Quotes from Park West Gallery artists

“Cherish the people who make up your home, and you’ll notice the hearth fires burn brighter than ever before.”


David “Lebo” Le Batard

Inspirational Quotes from Park West Gallery artists

“What I’m trying to do with my work is point out the light and move toward the light.”


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