Quotation by Toshiko Takaezu

I never had the sense of myself as an accomplished artist, and I always had to work three times as hard as anyone else to make my pieces as good as they could be. I am never completely satisfied. There always seems to be something just beyond my reach.
Toshiko Takaezu (b. 1922), U.S. artist. As quoted in Past and Promise, part 4, by Gertrude W. Dubrovsky (1990).

Said in an interview with the author on May 18, 1986. Takaezu, Hawaiian-born of Japanese parents, was a ceramicist, weaver, and sculptor.
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