"The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Auguste Rodin 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."Auguste Rodin on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Auguste Rodin 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."Auguste Rodin 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."Auguste Rodin on Abraham Lincoln
"I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need."
"The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born, the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation."
"Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself is animated."
"Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely."
"Man's naked form belongs to no particular moment in history it is eternal, and can be looked upon with joy by the people of all ages."