It's so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas.
The world doesn't understand me and I don't understand the world, that's why I've withdrawn from it.
The clear French landscape is as pure as a verse of Racine.
Shadow is a colour as light is, but less brilliant; light and shadow are only the relation of two tones.
I have sworn to die painting.
People think how a sugar basin has no physiognomy, no soul. But it changes every day.