I'm growing old, I delight in the past.
Quote by Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse Quotes
Work cures everything.
Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
The best way to kill time is to work it to death
There is no interruption between my older paintings and my cutouts. Just that with an...
My curves are not crazy.
Time extracts various values from a painter's work. When these values are exhausted the pictures...
You study, you learn, but you guard the original naivete. It has to be within...
There are always flowers for those who want to see them.
Cutting into color reminds me of the sculptor's direct carving.
All that I really have to recount are observations and notes made during the course...
I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth...
I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things.
He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back.
Instinct must be thwarted just as one prunes the branches of a tree so that...
Aren't you [Tahiti Lagoons] one of the seven wonders of the Paradise of painters?
Truly, I'm not joking when I thank my lucky stars for the awful operation I...
A young woman has young claws, well sharpened. If she has character, that is. And...
An artist must never be a prisoner. Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner...
In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be...
I wouldn't mind turning into a vermilion goldfish.