If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own. - Henry Ford


When we accept tough jobs as a challenge and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen. - Arland Gilbert


When you do not know what you are doing and what you are doing is the best -- that is inspiration.

- Robert Bresson


Wherever you go, go with all your heart. - Confucius


Kipnis - 3 generations of Opera, Music, Photography, and Cinema Professionals who love and live their work for more than a Century.

Studio - an artist's workroom or study, used for the purpose of evaluating, improving, and enjoying movies, television, photography, cinematography, music, art, video games and the internet.

Standard - a level of quality or attainment used as a measure, norm, or model in comparative evaluations of an object or idea with the goal of improving it in the very near future.


If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember this whole thing was started by a mouse. - Walt Disney 1901-1966, American Artist, Film Producer

Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil. - James Allen 1864-1912, British-born American Essayist, Author of ''As a Man Thinketh''

One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, completely cut off from our habits and friends. - Jean Cocteau 1889-1963, French Author, Filmmaker

I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind. - Emily Bronte 1818-1848, British Novelist, Poet

Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours. - Les Brown 1945-, American Speaker, Author, Trainer, Motivator Lecturer


I reached in experience the nirvana which is unborn, unrivaled, secure from attachment, un-decaying and unstained. This condition is indeed reached by me which is deep, difficult to see, difficult to understand, tranquil, excellent, beyond the reach of mere logic, subtle, and to be realized only by the wise. - Buddha 568-488 BC, Founder of Buddhism

Our knowledge is the amassed thought and experience of innumerable minds. - Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803-1882, American Poet, Essayist

You can't create experience. You must undergo it. - Albert Camus 1913-1960, French Existential Writer

Everybody experiences far more than he understands. Yet it is experience, rather than understanding, that influences behavior. - Marshall Mcluhan 1911-1980, Canadian Communications Theorist

I don't have to have faith, I have experience. - Joseph Campbell American Scholar, Writer, Teacher

There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home. - John Stuart Mill 1806-1873, British Philosopher, Economist

The power to guess the unseen from the seen, to trace the implications of things, to judge the whole piece by the pattern, the condition of feeling life in general so completely that you are well on your way to knowing any particular corner of it --this cluster of gifts may almost be said to constitute experience. - Henry James 1843-1916, American Author

Not the fruit of experience but experience itself, is the end. - Walter Pater 1839-1894, British Essayist, Critic

We can have in life but one great experience at best, and the secret of life is to reproduce that experience as often as possible. - Oscar Wilde 1856-1900, British Author, Wit


To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity. - Douglas Adams 1952-, British Science Fiction Writer

Never stop serving your customers. They'll love you for it. - Anonymous

Promise only what you can deliver. Then deliver more than you promise. - Anonymous

Rule number one: The customer is always right. Rule number two: If the customer is wrong, see rule number one! - Stew Leonard

Always do more than is required of you. - George S. Patton 1885-1945, American Army General during World War II


Make the workmanship surpass the materials. - Ovid BC 43-18 AD, Roman Poet

Perfect works are rare, because they must be produced at the happy moment when taste and genius unite; and this rare conjuncture, like that of certain planets, appears to occur only after the revolution of several cycles, and only lasts for an instant. - Vicomte De Chateaubriand 1768-1848, French Politician, Writer

That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. - Neil Armstrong 1930-, American Astronaut, First Man Stepped on the Moon


Design is not for philosophy -- it's for life. - Issey Miyake

Design in art, is a recognition of the relation between various things, various elements in the creative flux. You can't invent a design. You recognize it, in the fourth dimension. That is, with your blood and your bones, as well as with your eyes. - D. H. Lawrence 1885-1930, British Author


Quality isn't something that can be argued into an article or promised into it. It must be put there. If it isn't put there, the finest sales talk in the world won't act as a substitute. - C. G. Campbell

Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives. - William A. Foster

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 - William Blake 1757-1827, British Poet, Painter
A person’s philosophy defines how they operate, in art as in business.
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