I think I've learned that if you want to be successful you have to tell your story honestly and from your heart - and I think a healthy sense of humor doesn't hurt either.
Think of and look at your work as though it were done by your enemy. I you look at it to admire it you are lost.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
My work always tried to unite the true with the beautiful but when I had to...