Dan Schmitt Pottery
“If you are lucky, and if you live long enough, and if you trust your materials and you trust your instincts, you will see things of beauty growing up in front of you, without you having anything to do with it.” Michael Cardew

“A life without making things that tell you who you are and what you feel is not enough. So I make things.” Stephan DeStaebler

"If given time to absorb the nature of the work and its maker, the person who uses these pots will share in the creative act that produced the piece."
Warren MacKenzie

"People are beginning to believe you cannot make even toothpicks without ten thousand pounds of capital. We forget the prodigies one man and a kit of tools can do if he likes the work enough." David Pye