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“I must have flowers, always, and always.”
Claude Monet
“Color is my daylong obsession, joy, and torment.”
Claude Monet
“Every day I discover
more and more
beautiful things.
It’s enough to drive one mad.
I have such a desire
to do everything,
my head is bursting with it.”
Claude Monet
“Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.”
Claude Monet
“My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece”
Claude Monet
“I would like to paint the way a bird sings.”
Claude Monet
“the more I live, the more I regret how little i know”
Claude monet
“It's on the strength of observation and reflection that one finds a way. So we must dig and delve unceasingly.”
Claude Monet
“What keeps my heart awake is colorful silence.”
Claude Monet
“I'm not performing miracles, I'm using up and wasting a lot of paint...”
Claude Monet
“The richness I achieve comes from nature, the source of my inspiration. ”
Claude Monet
“Everyday I discover more and more beautiful things. It’s enough to drive one mad. I have such a desire to do everything, my head is bursting with it.”
Claude Monet
“I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.”
Claude Monet
“I can only draw what I see.”
Claude Monet
“I don’t think I’m made for any earthly kind of pleasure.”
Claude Monet
“If the world really looks like that I will paint no more!”
Claude Monet
“No one but myself knows the anxiety I go through and the trouble I give myself…”
Claude Monet
“I want to paint the way a bird sings.”
Claude Monet, Monet By Himself
“Impression — I was certain of it. I was just telling myself that, since I was impressed, there had to be some impression in it … and what freedom, what ease of workmanship! Wallpaper in its embryonic state is more finished than that seascape.”
Claude Monet
“I get madder and madder on giving back what I feel.”
Claude Monet
“…Every day I discover even more beautiful things. It is intoxicating me, and I want to paint it all - my head is bursting…”
Claude Monet
“The further I get, the more I regret how little I know…”
Claude Monet
“I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers”
Claude Monet
“I must have flowers. Always and always.”
Claude Monet
“When you go out to paint, try to forget what objects you have before you, a tree, a house, a field or whatever. Merely think here is a little square of blue, here an oblong of pink, here a streak of yellow, and paint it just as it looks to you, the exact color and shape.”
Claude Monet
“Water Lilies' is an extension of my life. Without the woter the lilies cannot live, as I am without art.”
Claude Monet
“For me, a landscape does not exist in its own right, since its appearance changes at every moment; but the surrounding atmosphere brings it to life - the light and the air which vary continually. For me, it is only the surrounding
atmosphere which gives subjects their true value.”
Claude Monet
“I must have flowers, always and always.”
Claude Monet
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“The Seine. I have painted it all my life, at all hours of the day, at all times of the year, from Paris to the sea…Argenteuil, Poissy, Vétheuil, Giverny, Rouen, Le Havre.”
Claude Monet
“The essence of the motif is the mirror of water, whose appearance alters at every moment.”
Claude Monet


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