"We must not be content to memorize the beautiful formulas of our illustrious predecessors. Let us go out and study beautiful nature."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Paul Cezanne on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Paul Cezanne on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Paul Cezanne on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Paul Cezanne on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Paul Cezanne on Abraham Lincoln
"I must be more sensible and realize that at my age, illusions are hardly permitted and they will always destroy me."
"My age and health will never allow me to realize the dream of art I've been pursuing all my life."
"I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us, we find consolation only in religion."
"I have nothing to hide in art. The initial force alone can bring anyone to the end he must attain."
"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."
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