Paul Cezanne quotes

 quotes - Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience.

“Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience.”

— Paul Cezanne

 quotes - The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.

“The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.”

— Paul Cezanne

 quotes - A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.

“A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.”

— Paul Cezanne

 quotes - We live in a rainbow of chaos.

“We live in a rainbow of chaos.”

— Paul Cezanne

“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.”

— Paul Cezanne

“For an Impressionist to paint from nature is not to paint the subject, but to realize sensations.”

— Paul Cezanne

“Painting from nature is not copying the object; it is realizing one's sensations.”

— Paul Cezanne

“Painting is damned difficult - you always think you've got it, but you haven't.”

— Paul Cezanne

“If isolation tempers the strong, it is the stumbling-block of the uncertain.”

— Paul Cezanne

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

— Paul Cezanne

“I allow no one to touch me.”

— Paul Cezanne

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

— Paul Cezanne

“A thousand painters ought to be killed yearly. Say what you like: I'm every inch a painter.”

— Paul Cezanne

“Art is a harmony parallel with nature.”

— Paul Cezanne

“I've come to the conclusion that it's not really possible to help others.”

— Paul Cezanne

“An art which isn't based on feeling isn't an art at all.”

— Paul Cezanne

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

— Paul Cezanne

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

— Paul Cezanne

“The world doesn't understand me and I don't understand the world, that's why I've withdrawn from it.”

— Paul Cezanne

“With an apple I will astonish Paris.”

— Paul Cezanne

“I must be more sensible and realize that at my age, illusions are hardly permitted and they will always destroy me.”

— Paul Cezanne

“Don't be an art critic. Paint. There lies salvation.”

— Paul Cezanne

“It's so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas.”

— Paul Cezanne

“Keep good company - that is, go to the Louvre.”

— Paul Cezanne

“Shadow is a colour as light is, but less brilliant; light and shadow are only the relation of two tones.”

— Paul Cezanne

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

— Paul Cezanne

“Here, on the river's verge, I could be busy for months without changing my place, simply leaning a little more to right or left.”

— Paul Cezanne

“I am more a friend of art than a producer of painting.”

— Paul Cezanne

“I am the primitive of the method I have invented.”

— Paul Cezanne

“I could paint for a hundred years, a thousand years without stopping and I would still feel as though I knew nothing.”

— Paul Cezanne
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