"Work alone will efface the footsteps of work."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."James Whistler on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."James Whistler on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."James Whistler on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."James Whistler on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."James Whistler on Marilyn Monroe
"An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision."
"The rare few, who, early in life have rid themselves of the friendship of the many."
"I can't tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring."
"To say to the painter that Nature is to be taken as she is, is to say to the player that he may sit on the piano."