"Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Paul Cezanne on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Paul Cezanne on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Paul Cezanne on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Paul Cezanne on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Paul Cezanne on Mark Twain
"I must be more sensible and realize that at my age, illusions are hardly permitted and they will always destroy me."
"My age and health will never allow me to realize the dream of art I've been pursuing all my life."
"I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us, we find consolation only in religion."
"I have nothing to hide in art. The initial force alone can bring anyone to the end he must attain."
"When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art."