"I have no fear of photography as long as it cannot be used in heaven and in hell."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Edvard Munch on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Edvard Munch on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Edvard Munch on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Edvard Munch on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Edvard Munch on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"For as long as I can remember I have suffered from a deep feeling of anxiety which I have tried to express in my art."
"From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity."
"Disease, insanity, and death were the angels that attended my cradle, and since then have followed me throughout my life."
"Sickness, insanity and death were the angels that surrounded my cradle and they have followed me throughout my life."
"No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love."