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Well Trained Pencil

New mechanical tracking pencil - lead to lead

Well Trained Pencil thanks to Wayne Nowazek

Tunnel vision for the little train that could

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Every artist was first an amateur. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The artist in me cries out for design. - Robert Frost

I'm proud to be a railway modeler. - Rod Stewart

It costs nothing to encourage an artist. - Kevin Smith

To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature. - August Rodin

The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery. - Francis Bacon

If the #2 pencil is the most popular, why is it still #2? - George Carlin

I don't own a camera, so I travel with a police sketch artist. - George Carlin

If God had intended us to fly, He would never have given us railways. - Michael Flanders

In an artist's life, death is perhaps not the most difficult thing. - Vincent van Gogh

If women can be railroad workers in Russia, why can't they fly in space? - Valentina Tereshkova

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. - Emile Zola

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have. - Andy Warhol

A private railroad car is not an acquired taste. One takes to it immediately. - Eleanor R. Belmont

The only way of catching a train I ever discovered is to miss the train before. - G K Chesterton

There is a light at the end of the tunnel... hopefully its not a freight train! - Mariah Carey

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. - Pablo Picasso

Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. - Oscar Wilde

Copy nature and you infringe on the work of our Lord. Interpret nature and you are an artist. - Jacques Lipchitz

If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist. - Oscar Wilde

No artist is ahead of his time. He is his time. It is just that the others are behind the time. - Martha Graham

I have to tell them that last night was a shameful train wreck filled with blind cuddly puppies. - Charlie Sheen

I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train. - Oscar Wilde

Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the corn field. - Dwight D Eisenhower

Map out your future - but do it in pencil. The road ahead is as long as you make it. Make it worth the trip. - Jon Bon Jovi

Just as the bird sings or the butterfly soars, because it is his natural characteristic, so the artist works. - Alma Gluck

When walking, you see things that you miss in a motor car or on the train. You give your mind space to ponder. - Tom Hodgkinson

The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser - in case you thought optimism was dead. - Robert Brault

That terrible mood of depression of whether it's any good or not is what is known as The Artist's Reward. - Ernest Hemingway

I'm grateful that I never was that senior athlete who realized she'd done nothing but train all her life. - Clara Hughes

If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. - John F Kennedy

A formal manipulator in mathematics often experiences the discomforting feeling that his pencil surpasses him in intelligence. - Howard Eves

An intellectual is a man who says a simple thing in a difficult way; an artist is a man who says a difficult thing in a simple way. - Charles Bukowski

An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situation. - Joseph Conrad

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. - Theodore Roosevelt

The only happy artist is a dead artist, because only then you can't change. After I die, I'll probably come back as a paintbrush. - Sylvester Stallone

When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer. - Corrie Ten Boom

I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies. - Napoleon Bonaparte

My wife was a make-up artist, and she's a total product junkie. Our bathroom is packed full of lotions and potions so I end up trying them out. - Robert Carlyle


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