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Paul Cezanne Quotes

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Tell me, do you think I'm going mad? I sometimes wonder, you know.

The artist makes things concrete and gives them individuality.

The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.

The clear French landscape is as pure as a verse of Racine.

The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.

The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself.

The painter must enclose himself within his work; he must respond not with words, but with paintings.

The truth is in nature, and I shall prove it.

The world doesn't understand me and I don't understand the world, that's why I've withdrawn from it.

There are two things in the painter, the eye and the mind; each of them should aid the other.

Two sittings a day of my models and I'm totally exhausted.

We live in a rainbow of chaos.

We must not be content to memorize the beautiful formulas of our illustrious predecessors. Let us go out and study beautiful nature.

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.

With a painter's temperament, all that's needed are the means of expression sufficient to be intelligible to the wide public.

With an apple I will astonish Paris.

You say a new era in art is preparing; you sensed it coming; continue your studies without weakening. God will do the rest.

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