Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul.
Quote by Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse Quotes
When I saw what a mess everything was in I asked for my money back...
A picture must possess a real power to generate light [and] for a long time...
Better late than never is poor consolation for the man who has lost the opportunity...
Exactitude is not truth.
My curves are not crazy.
There are wonderful things in real jazz, the talent for improvisation, the liveliness, the being...
There are always flowers for those who want to see them.
I did my sculpture as a painter. I did not work as a sculptor.
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...
In love, the one who runs away is the winner.
What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of...
Creativity takes courage.
There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose,...
In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be...
I'm growing old, I delight in the past.
I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have a...
I have been no more than a medium, as it were.
Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.