"The principle of art is to pause, not bypass."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Jerzy Kosinski on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Jerzy Kosinski on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Jerzy Kosinski on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Jerzy Kosinski on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Jerzy Kosinski on Oscar Wilde
"The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke."
"A trait which differentiated New York from European cities was the incredible freedom and ease in which life, including sexual life, could be carried on, on many levels."
"As I go to sleep I remember what my father said-that one can never be sure if one will awake. The way my health is now, this is becoming more and more real."
"I look back into past history, the stored experiences or products of the imagination. I look no further forward than the evening."
"The things I write are for those who are willing to accept a new relationship between the reader and the author."