"It is all very well to copy what one sees, but it is far better to draw what one now only sees in one's memory. That is a transformation in which imagination collaborates with memory."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Edgar Degas on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."Edgar Degas on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Edgar Degas on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."Edgar Degas on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Edgar Degas on Sun Tzu
"Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do."
"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see."
"Art is vice. You don't marry it legitimately, you rape it."