People who read are people who dream.
We are all born children- the trick is remaining one.
The hidden harmony is better than the obvious.
You have to have an idea of what you are going to do, but it should be a vague idea.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
The path to youth takes a lifetime.
Painting isn’t an aesthetic operation; it’s a form of magic designed as mediator between this strange hostile world and us.
We don’t grow older we grow riper.
Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.
The more technique you have the less you have to worry about it. The more technique there is the less there is.
The purpose of Art is to create enthusiasm.
Everything you can imagine is real.
The chief enemy of creativity is ‘good’ sense.
A painting only lives in the eye of the beholder.
What one does is what counts. Not what one had the intention of doing.
The people who make art their business are mostly imposters.
Reality is to be found in lightness and darkness.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
The world doesn’t make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?
It takes a long time to become young.
An artist must forget painting when he paints. That’s the only way he will do original work.
Every child is an artist. The problem is to remain an artist once they grow up.
I have never made radically different experiments. Whenever I wanted to say something, I said it the way I believed I should.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
While I am working I am not conscious of what I am putting on the canvas.
Lord, protect me from what I want!
Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.
Beauty? To me it is a word without sense because I do not know where its meaning comes from nor where it leads to.
People who try to explain pictures are usually barking up the wrong tree.
Don’t waste your youth growing up.
There’s nothing more difficult than a line.
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
Go and do the things you can’t. That is how you get to do them.
Every now and then one paints a picture that seems to have opened a door and serves as a stepping stone to other things.
All art is erotic.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Action is the foundational key to all success.