"I am following Nature without being able to grasp her, I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Claude Monet 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."Claude Monet on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Claude Monet 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."Claude Monet 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."Claude Monet on Abraham Lincoln
"Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love."
"People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love."
"My life has been nothing but a failure."
"I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers."