This picture has a snowball’s chance in hell of surviving the internet, within difficult truths and rough edges.

Truth is the daughter of time

People who tell the truth are always disregarded because the truth is never convenient.

Interesting things are truer than boring drawings. The remarkable fact is that flawed drawings led to a fascinating idea. In art there are no rules about how we gain intuitions about what might be true.

conventional wisdom rings true

When a transformation causes properties to change, artists call that symmetry-breaking, and it is everywhere in nature.

Many picture like this one are pulled toward graduate school by their innate sense of wonder. But this curiosity can mutate into misery when met with unexpected setbacks and unreasonable expectations.

In life, some grow up greedy for fame and gain, while the philosopher Pythagoras seeks only for cool art and truth. Money is not the only measure of success. Truth depends on the definition each individual has about what artworks should look like.

metaphor for truth

Visual metaphor for naked truth

I think of the proportions of the human body like the Bohr model of the atom : It was wrong, yet it turned out to be fruitful. However, there must be some truth in Santa.

We trust what we see much more than what goblins and boggarts tell us.

Scientists can recognize whether the ladder works or not. Where it's tough enough for a single person to climb the ladder, two legged creatures who make a shared caption for themselves stand out like rarefied figures.

Scale, not size, is actually what remains constant in perception.

Giambattista Vico, Truth is the realm of crackpot theorists because true art speak plainly