Eva Zeisel Quotes

Who was Eva Zeisel?

Eva Zeisel was a Hungarian-born American industrial designer, potter and ceramist.

Born November 13, 1906
Died December 30, 2011
Aged 105 years old

Best Quotes by Eva Zeisel

“All our contemporaries had some big ideology to live for. Everybody thought he had to either fight in Spain or die for something else, and most of us had to be in prison for one reason or another. And then at the end it turns out that none of these great ideologies was worth your sacrificing anything for. Even doing personal good is very difficult to be absolutely sure about. It's very difficult to know exactly whether to live for an ideology or even to live for doing good. But there cannot be anything wrong in making a pot, I'll tell you. When making a pot you can't bring any evil into the world.”

“I don't know the difference between working and not working.”

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