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Henri Matisse Quotes
Brief author info: Henri Matisse (1869-1954) French painter.
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I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things.
Color was not given to us in order that we imitate Nature. It was given to us so that we can express our emotions.
A thimbleful of red is redder than a bucketful.
I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have the light joyousness of springtime which never lets anyone suspect the labours it has cost me.
A work should contain its total meaning within itself and should impress it on the spectator before he even knows the subject.
Arrival = Prison, and the artist must never be a prisoner.
Exactitude is not truth.
The energy within you is stronger than ever for being held back, compressed, and said No to ...
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I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
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Life is a journey, not a destination.
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The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
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When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
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A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
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