"The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak."
"A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation."Hans Hofmann on Mark Twain
"Truthful words are not beautiful beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive persuasive words are not good."Hans Hofmann on Lao Tzu
"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."Hans Hofmann on George Bernard Shaw
"Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true."Hans Hofmann on Charles Dickens
"I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in."Hans Hofmann on Bill Gates
"Art cannot result from sophisticated, frivolous, or superficial effects."
"Color is a plastic means of creating intervals... color harmonics produced by special relationships, or tensions. We differentiate now between formal tensions and color tensions, just as we differentiate in music between counterpoint and harmony."