Paul Cezanne Quotes

People think how a sugar basin has no physiognomy, no soul. But it changes every day... view

By: Paul Cezanne

The awareness of our own strength makes us modest... view

By: Paul Cezanne

The artist makes things concrete and gives them individuality... view

By: Paul Cezanne

Tell me, do you think I'm going mad? I sometimes wonder, you know... view

By: Paul Cezanne

My nervous system is enfeebled, only work in oils can sustain me... view

By: Paul Cezanne

Shadow is a colour as light is, but less brilliant.. view

By: Paul Cezanne

Optics, developing in us through study, teach us to see... view

By: Paul Cezanne

Pure drawing is an abstraction. Drawing and colour are not distinct, everything in nature is coloured... view

By: Paul Cezanne

With a painter's temperament, all that's needed are the means of expression sufficient to be intelligible to the wide public... view

By: Paul Cezanne

Painting is damned difficult - you always think you've got it, but you haven't... view

By: Paul Cezanne

Painting from nature is not copying the object.. view

By: Paul Cezanne

The clear French landscape is as pure as a verse of Racine... view

By: Paul Cezanne

One does not substitute oneself for the past, one merely adds to it a new link... view

By: Paul Cezanne

The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution... view

By: Paul Cezanne

The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself... view

By: Paul Cezanne

The painter must enclose himself within his work.. view

By: Paul Cezanne

The truth is in nature, and I shall prove it... view

By: Paul Cezanne

The world doesn't understand me and I don't understand the world, that's why I've withdrawn from it... view

By: Paul Cezanne

There are two things in the painter, the eye and the mind.. view

By: Paul Cezanne

Two sittings a day of my models and I'm totally exhausted... view

By: Paul Cezanne

We live in a rainbow of chaos... view

By: Paul Cezanne

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art... view

By: Paul Cezanne

With an apple I will astonish Paris... view

By: Paul Cezanne

My age and health will never allow me to realize the dream of art I've been pursuing all my life... view

By: Paul Cezanne

Doubtless there are things in nature which have not yet been seen. If an artist discovers them, he opens the way for his successors... view

By: Paul Cezanne

You say a new era in art is preparing.. view

By: Paul Cezanne

We must not be content to memorize the beautiful formulas of our illustrious predecessors. Let us go out and study beautiful nature... view

By: Paul Cezanne

I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us, we find consolation only in religion... view

By: Paul Cezanne

I want to die painting... view

By: Paul Cezanne

A puny body weakens the soul... view

By: Paul Cezanne

A thousand painters ought to be killed yearly. Say what you like: I'm every inch a painter... view

By: Paul Cezanne

A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art... view

By: Paul Cezanne

An art which isn't based on feeling isn't an art at all... view

By: Paul Cezanne

Art is a harmony parallel with nature... view

By: Paul Cezanne

Don't be an art critic. Paint. There lies salvation... view

By: Paul Cezanne

For an Impressionist to paint from nature is not to paint the subject, but to realize sensations... view

By: Paul Cezanne

Here, on the river's verge, I could be busy for months without changing my place, simply leaning a little more to right or left... view

By: Paul Cezanne

I allow no one to touch me... view

By: Paul Cezanne

I am a pupil of Pissarro... view

By: Paul Cezanne

Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience... view

By: Paul Cezanne

I am the primitive of the method I have invented... view

By: Paul Cezanne

Keep good company - that is, go to the Louvre... view

By: Paul Cezanne