The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things but their inward significance.
The highest art is always the most religious and the greatest artist is always a devout person.
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint ' then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.