"To put down an ideogram of a table so that people will recognize it as a table is not the work of a painter, but to sense it for a moment as a magic carpet with a leg hanging down at each corner is the beginning of a painter's imagination."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Frank Auerbach 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."Frank Auerbach on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Frank Auerbach 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."Frank Auerbach on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Frank Auerbach on Sun Tzu
"It seems to me madness to wake up in the morning and do something other than paint, considering that one may not wake up the following morning."