"I trust Winsor and Newton and I paint directly upon it."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Edward Hopper on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Edward Hopper on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Edward Hopper on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Edward Hopper on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Edward Hopper on Golda Meir
"Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world."
"In general it can be said that a nation's art is greatest when it most reflects the character of its people."
"In its most limited sense, modern, art would seem to concern itself only with the technical innovations of the period."
"The question of the value of nationality in art is perhaps unsolvable."
"The trend in some of the contemporary movements in art, but by no means all, seems to deny this ideal and to me appears to lead to a purely decorative conception of painting."