Here are some things Woody Allen has said about making pottery:
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.=)
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative.
Most of the time I don't have much fun. The rest of the time I don't have any fun at all.
Confidence is what you have before you understand the problem.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Eighty percent of success in [the studio] is showing up.