It’s a curious thing. I suppose most people think of artists as impatient but I don’t know of any first-rate artist who hasn’t manifested in his career an appalling patience, a willingness to wait and to do his best now in the expectation that next year he will do better.A-Z Quotes. 2020. TOP 25 QUOTES BY MARK VAN DOREN | A-Z Quotes. [online] Available at: <https://www.azquotes.com/author/22233-Mark_Van_Doren> [Accessed 13 June 2020].