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Camille Pissarro Quotes and Sayings

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It is absurd to look for perfection.
- Camille Pissarro

I regard it as a waste of time to think only of selling:
one forgets one's art and exaggerates one's value.
- Camille Pissarro

Everything is beautiful, all that matters is to be able to interpret.
- Camille Pissarro

When you do a thing with your whole soul and everything
that is noble within you,
you always find your counterpart.
- Camille Pissarro

 

It is only by drawing often, drawing everything,
drawing incessantly, that one fine day you discover
to your surprise that you have rendered something in its true character.
- Camille Pissarro

Paint the essential character of things.
- Camille Pissarro

God takes care of imbeciles, little children and artists.
- Camille Pissarro

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I sometimes have a horrible fear of turning up a canvas of mine.
I'm always afraid of finding a monster in place of
the precious jewels I thought I had put there!
- Camille Pissarro

Cover the canvas at the first go, then work at it until
you see nothing more to add.
- Camille Pissarro

Don't be afraid in nature: one must be bold,
at the risk of having been deceived and making mistakes.
- Camille Pissarro

Observe that it is a great error to believe that all
mediums of art are not closely tied to their time.
- Camille Pissarro

At fifty, that is in 1880, I formulated the idea of unity,
without being able to render it.
At sixty, I am beginning to see the possibility of rendering it.
- Camille Pissarro

I began to understand my sensations,
to know what I wanted,
at around the age of forty - but only vaguely.
- Camille Pissarro

Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble
places where other people see nothing.
- Camille Pissarro

Work at the same time on sky, water,
branches,
ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis...
Don't be afraid of putting on colour...
Paint generously and unhesitatingly,
for it is best not to lose the first impression.
- Camille Pissarro

I remember that, although I was full of fervour,
I didn't have the slightest inkling,
even at forty,
of the deeper side to the movement we were pursuing by instinct.
It was in the air!
- Camille Pissarro

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
- Voltaire

People will do anything, no matter how absurd,
to avoid facing their own souls.
- Carl Jung

It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals,
because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out.
Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more
absurd than to increase our provisions for the road
the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself.
Everybody should try it.
- Barbara Pym

My first feeling about the paper and the attitude is that it is absurd.
- Arthur Holly Compton

Treating your audience like thieves is absurd.
Anyone who chooses to listen to our music becomes a collaborator.
- Jeff Tweedy

Sometimes I say to myself, what are you doing in this
absurd job? Why don't you go to Africa and help people?
But I cannot help people,
because I am a hypochondriac.
- Javier Bardem

When you look at it that way, you can see how absurd
it is that we individualize ourselves with our fences and hoarded possessions.
- Morrie Schwartz

In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to
aim at making proselytes by fire and sword.
Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.
- Alexander Hamilton

Love is free; to promise for ever to love the same
woman is not less absurd than to promise to believe the same creed;
such a vow in both cases excludes us from all inquiry.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

There have been no sects in the Christian world,
however absurd, which have not endeavoured to support
their opinions by arguments drawn from Scripture.
- Laurence Sterne

In comedy, something may be more absurd,
but you have to believe just as much as you do when you're doing drama.
- Jenna Elfman

Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.
- Thomas A. Edison

Solitude gives birth to the original in us,
to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry.
But also, it gives birth to the opposite:
to the perverse,
the illicit, the absurd.
- Thomas Mann

The entrance into Jerusalem has all the elements of
the theatre of the absurd:
the poor king;
truth comes riding on a donkey; symbolic actions -
even parading without a permit!
- David Kirk

The history of thought may be summed up in these words:
it is absurd by what it seeks and great by what it finds.
- Paul Valery

I don't know.
I think it's funny!
I think it's funny!
I go, what? It's so absurd.
I'm alone.
- Danny DeVito

The origin of the absurd idea of immortal life is easy to discover;
it is kept alive by hope and fear,
by childish faith, and by cowardice.
- Clarence Darrow

I thought it completely absurd to mention my name in
the same breath as the presidency.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

In the best farce to-day we start with some absurd
premise as to character or situation,
but if the premises be once granted we move logically enough to the ending.
- George P. Baker

Libraries keep the records on behalf of all humanity.
the unique and the absurd, the wise and the fragments of stupidity.
- Vartan Gregorian

The absurd consequences of neglecting structure but
using the concept of order just the same are evident
if one examines the present terminology of information theory.
- Rudolf Arnheim

Rock 'n' roll is ridiculous. It's absurd.
In the past, U2 was trying to duck that.
Now we're wrapping our arms around it and giving it a great big kiss.
- Bono

I find it hard to take rock groups very seriously or treat them with respect.
There is something absurd about these gloomy young
men getting together and banging away.
- Robert Wyatt

The most absurd and reckless aspirations have sometimes
led to extraordinary success.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

A refuge is supposed to prevent what? The genes from
flowing out of sight? This refuge idea won't stop insects
from moving across boundaries.
That's absurd.
- Jeremy Rifkin

You oughtn't to yield to temptation.
Well, somebody must, or the thing becomes absurd.
- Anthony Hope

It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion.
- Anatole France

It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman
all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs
several violins to play the same piece of music.
- Honore de Balzac

There's so much absurdity.
Poverty is so absurd.
- Frank McCourt

I have too much respect for the idea of God to make
it responsible for such an absurd world.
- Georges Duhamel

The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no
evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd.
- Bertrand Russell

What is absurd and monstrous about war is that men
who have no personal quarrel should be trained to murder
one another in cold blood.
- Aldous Huxley

I'm definitely a centrist and feel like both parties can be absurd.
- Brad Bird

In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Life may be not only meaningless but absurd.
- Thomas Nagel

Success is an absurd, erratic thing.
She arrives when one least expects her and after she
has come may depart again almost because of a whim.
- Alice Foote MacDougall

The film business is absurd.
Stars don't last very long.
It's much more interesting to be a proper actor.
- Tom Courtenay

It is as absurd to argue men, as to torture them,
into believing.
- John Henry Newman

The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.
- Albert Camus

There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

After 50, the rock 'n' roll road is a little absurd.
It's very difficult to play these little places.
You're out there on a rickety old bus with no place to shower.
- Nancy Sinatra

How absurd men are!
They never use the liberties they have,
they demand those they do not have.
They have freedom of thought, they demand freedom of speech.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The best mannered people make the most absurd lovers.
- Denis Diderot

I don't think life is absurd.
I think we are all here for a huge purpose.
I think we shrink from the immensity of the purpose we are here for.
- Norman Mailer

When people conclude that all is futile,
then the absurd becomes the norm.
- Stanley Crouch

Refusal to believe until proof is given is a rational position;
denial of all outside of our own limited experience is absurd.
- Annie Besant

Firing off 1,000 or 500 or 2,000 nuclear warheads on
a few minutes' consideration has always struck me as
an absurd way to go to war.
- William Odom

I became intrigued with colour theory.
The absurd pronouncements of the Colour Institute,
a group that decides what colours are hot each year or season,
amused me.
- John Barton

My husband does so many romantic things for me,
it's absurd.
- Jennifer Beals

To believe in God is impossible not to believe in Him is absurd.
- Voltaire

It is certain that the study of human psychology,
if it were undertaken exclusively in prisons,
would also lead to misrepresentation and absurd generalizations.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

The attitude that nature is chaotic and that the artist
puts order into it is a very absurd point of view,
I think.
All that we can hope for is to put some order into ourselves.
- Willem de Kooning

I think somehow you need to get to a certain point
in your life where the notion of failure is absurd.
- Jeff Tweedy


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