Eric Carle Quotes

Eric Carle Quotes.

We have eyes, and we're looking at stuff all the time,

We have eyes, and we’re looking at stuff all the time, all day long. And I just think that whatever our eyes touch should be beautiful, tasteful, appealing, and important.
Eric Carle
The hardest part is developing the idea, and that can take years.
Eric Carle
He built a small house, called a cocoon, around himself. He stayed inside for more than two weeks. Then he nibbled a hole in the cocoon, pushed his way out and… he was a beautiful butterfly!
Eric Carle
They are deceptively simple. I admit that. But for me, all my life I try to simplify things. As a child in school, things were very hard for me to understand often, and I developed a knack, I think. I developed a process to simplify things so I would understand them.
Eric Carle
Brown Bear, Brown Bear was kind of my first important book
Eric Carle
Let’s put it this way: if you are a novelist, I think you start out with a 20 word idea, and you work at it and you wind up with a 200,000 word novel. We, picture-book people, or at least I, start out with 200,000 words and I reduce it to 20.
Eric Carle
Simplify, slow down, be kind. And don’t forget to have art in your life – music, paintings, theater, dance, and sunsets.
Eric Carle
The Very Hungry Caterpillar” story is about hope. You, like the little caterpillar, will grow up, unfold your wings and fly off into the future
Eric Carle
Papa, please get the moon for me.
Eric Carle
The hardest part is developing the idea, and that can take years
Eric Carle