"Truly fertile Music, the only kind that will move us, that we shall truly appreciate, will be a Music conducive to Dream, which banishes all reason and analysis. One must not wish first to understand and then to feel. Art does not tolerate Reason."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Albert Camus on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Albert Camus on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Albert Camus on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Albert Camus on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Albert Camus on Oscar Wilde
"Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face."
"The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone."
"Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful."
"A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession."
"Without freedom, no art art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others."