Paul Gauguin Quotes

Paul Gauguin Quotes

Is there a recipe for making beauty? The schools give recipes, but they do not beget works that make people exclaim: " How beautiful that is!

Color which, like music, is a matter of vibrations, reaches what is most general and therefore most indefinable in nature: its inner power.

All the joys - animal and human - of a free life are mine. I have escaped everything that is artificial, conventional, customary. I am entering into the truth, into nature.

Art is either revolution or plagiarism

I shut my eyes in order to see.

The self-esteem one acquires and a well-earned feeling of one's strength are the only consolation in this world. Income, after all, most brutes have that.

All the masters have those weak points that are called masterpieces; and besides, they do them as crowd pleasers - to prove that they have the know-how.

Beautiful colors exist, though we do not realize it, and are glimpsed behind the veil that modesty has drawn over them.

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