Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
I don’t want to be interesting. I want to be good.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.