~ Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.
~ You have to systematically create confusion, it sets creativity free. Everything that is contradictory creates life.
~ When the creations of a genius collide with the mind of a layman, and produce an empty sound, there is little doubt as to which is at fault.
~ People love mystery, and that is why they love my paintings.
~ When I paint, the sea roars. The others splash about in the bath.
~ The desire to survive and the fear of death are artistic sentiments.
~ One day it will have to be officially admitted that what we have christened reality is an even greater illusion than the world of dreams.
~ At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since.
~ Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it.
~ Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.
~ You know the worst thing is freedom. Freedom of any kind is the worst for creativity.