"Memory is a great artist. For every man and for every woman it makes the recollection of his or her life a work of art and an unfaithful record."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Andre Maurois 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."Andre Maurois on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Andre Maurois on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Andre Maurois on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Andre Maurois on Oscar Wilde
"Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form."
"Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too late and the game finished, that the stage belongs to the rising generations. The true evil is not the weakening of the body, but the indifference of the soul."
"An artist must be a reactionary. He has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along."
"Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold."
"Business is a combination of war and sport."