Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself is animated.
Quote by Auguste Rodin
Auguste Rodin Quotes
Sculpture is the art of the hole and the lump.
Man's naked form belongs to no particular moment in history; it is eternal, and can...
There are unknown forces in nature; when we give ourselves wholly to her, without reserve,...
The modes of expression of men of genius differ as much as their souls, and...
The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art...
I invent nothing, I rediscover.
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need.
To any artist, worthy of the name, all in nature is beautiful, because his eyes,...
To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature.
The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the...
Inside you there's an artist you don't know about. He's not interested in how things...
True artists are almost the only men who do their work for pleasure.
Nobody does good to men with impunity.