"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."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Edvard Munch on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Edvard Munch on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Edvard Munch on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Edvard Munch on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Edvard Munch on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"I have no fear of photography as long as it cannot be used in heaven and in hell."