I'm growing old, I delight in the past.
Quote by Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse Quotes
There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose,...
You study, you learn, but you guard the original naivete. It has to be within...
I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth...
Aren't you [Tahiti Lagoons] one of the seven wonders of the Paradise of painters?
Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul.
There are always flowers for those who want to see them.
It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else.
With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft.
It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color -...
Creativity takes courage.
In love, the one who runs away is the winner.
Truly, I'm not joking when I thank my lucky stars for the awful operation I...
Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
A picture must possess a real power to generate light and for a long time...
I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things.
Better late than never is poor consolation for the man who has lost the opportunity...
When I saw what a mess everything was in I asked for my money back...
I need money. You know money. I need to know what you know about money.
America... just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money...
I thought using the Ayatollah's money to support the Nicaraguan resistance was a neat idea.