"My nervous system is enfeebled, only work in oils can sustain me."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Paul Cezanne on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Paul Cezanne on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Paul Cezanne on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Paul Cezanne on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Paul Cezanne on Maya Angelou
"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."