"Artists don't make objects. Artists make mythologies."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Anish Kapoor 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."Anish Kapoor on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Anish Kapoor on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Anish Kapoor on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Anish Kapoor on Oscar Wilde
"You know that day after day of, Oh God what am I going to do with myself feeling? The fear of the emptiness that it implies keeps me going."
"One can hardly be Indian and not know that almost every accent, which hand you eat your food with, has some deeper symbolic truth, reality."
"That freedom that Picasso afforded himself, to be an artist in a huge number of ways, seems to be a huge psychological liberation."
"Being an artist is a very long game. It is not a 10-year game. I hope I'll be around making art when I'm 80."