'When you look at a Vermeer and read in an art history book that the reason the work is successful is the compositional balance of yellow and blue, you are being informed of nothing.'
'Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.'
'...one must imagine Sisyphus happy'
An Everlasting Meal deals with getting the most from your food, cooking things that are fresh and in season, and thinking about cooking in a sort of elemental modular fashion
'We must do our work for its own sake, not for fortune or attention or applause.'
'By stripping down an image to its essential "meaning", an artist can amplify that meaning in a way that realistic art can't.'