“Great art picks up where nature ends.” ― Marc Chagall

“Without appreciation for grace and beauty, there's no pleasure in creating things and no pleasure in having them! We're not machines! We have a human need for craftsmanship!” ― Bill Watterson

“In a world where news of inhumanity bombards our sensibilities, where grasping for things goes so far beyond our needs, where time is squandered in busyness, it is a pleasure and a privilege to pause for a look at handiwork, to see beauty amidst utility, and to know that craft traditions begun so long ago serve us today.” ― John Wilson

“Making what we need for life is a way of expressing creativity and of gaining greater confidence. Emotional security comes from providing the necessities of life in personal, meaningful ways, by our own hands or those of friends and loved ones.” ― William Coperthwaite

“Whatever you have to have, try to have something which is handmade” ― Nirmala Srivastava

“In this perfect world, there are certain imperfections that catch your eye. That's what works for me. I don't concentrate on being perfect, but instead put that effort behind my craft and being true to myself.” ― Sonakshi Sinha

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” ― William Morris

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” ― Thomas Merton