Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?
Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do.
I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.
The only thing I know is that I know nothing
It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.
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.
The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting.
Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend.
The painter should not paint what he sees, but what will be seen.
In painting, you have unlimited power. You have the ability to move mountains. You can bend rivers. But when i get home the only thing i have power over is the garbage.
I don't say everything, but I paint everything.
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to, and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration.
I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.
Anyone who sees and paints a sky green and fields blue ought to be sterilized.