The world doesn't understand me and I don't understand the world, that's why I've withdrawn from it.
Optics, developing in us through study, teach us to see.
I want to die painting.
I paint as if I were Rothschild.
The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.
Tell me, do you think I'm going mad? I sometimes wonder, you know.
One does not substitute oneself for the past, one merely adds to it a new link.
I am a pupil of Pissarro.
Shadow is a colour as light is, but less brilliant; light and shadow are only the relation of two tones.