To draw you must close your eyes and sing.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
They ought to put out the eyes of painters as they do goldfinches in order that they can sing better.
There are only two types of women - goddesses and doormats.
It takes a long time to become young.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Is there anything more dangerous than sympathetic understanding?
The older you get the stronger the wind gets - and it's always in your face.
If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.
The hidden harmony is better than the obvious.
If all the ways I have been along were marked on a map and joined up with a line, it might represent a minotaur.
The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
I don't believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents.
Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.
Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat. He has no real style. He just keeps on trying other things.
You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer.
Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one's bath like a lump of sugar.
Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels, what he tells himself about what he has seen.
Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.