65 Total Quotes

Paul Cezanne Quotes

The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist #Awareness

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.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist #Art

The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist

Painting from nature is not copying the object; it is realizing one's sensations.
Paul Cezanne
#Nature #French Artist

For an impressionist to paint from nature is not to paint the subject, but to realize sensations
Paul Cezanne
#Nature

I am the primitive of the method I have invented.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist

A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist #Art

We live in a rainbow of chaos.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist #Chaos

Right now a moment of time is passing by! We must become that moment.
Paul Cezanne
#Present

With an apple I will astonish Paris.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist

Right now a moment is fleeting by! Capture its reality in paint! To do that we must put all else out of our minds. We must become that moment, make ourselves a sensitive recording plate. give the image of what we actually see, forgetting everything that has been seen before our time.
Paul Cezanne
#Opportunity

I have sworn to die painting.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist #Painting

You say a new era in art is preparing; you sensed it coming; continue your studies without weakening. God will do the rest.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist

With a painter's temperament, all that's needed are the means of expression sufficient to be intelligible to the wide public.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist

We must not be content to memorize the beautiful formulas of our illustrious predecessors. Let us go out and study beautiful nature.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist

A puny body weakens the soul.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist

A thousand painters ought to be killed yearly. Say what you like: I'm every inch a painter.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist

An art which isn't based on feeling isn't an art at all.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist

Art is a harmony parallel with nature.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist

Don't be an art critic. Paint. There lies salvation.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist

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

For an Impressionist to paint from nature is not to paint the subject, but to realize sensations.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist

Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist

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.
Paul Cezanne
#French Artist