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Top 27 Balthus Quotes

#1. The craft of painting has virtually disappeared. There is hardly anyone left who really possesses it. For evidence one has only to look at the painters of this century. - Author: Balthus
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#2. Painting is a language which cannot be replaced by another language. I don't know what to say about what I paint, really. - Author: Balthus
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#3. The best way to begin is to say: Balthus is a painter of whom nothing is known. And now let us have a look at his paintings. - Author: Balthus
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#4. I had only planned to strike the gong violently in order to somehow shake people up and make them more aware. I think I succeeded. - Author: Balthus
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#5. The secret to keeping winning streaks going is to maximize the victories while at the same time minimizing the defeats. - Author: John Lowenstein
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#6. I've heard so many stories of young girls watching the Olympics and being inspired by it, and they want to do it now, and that's really cool. - Author: Allyson Felix
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#7. Painting is the passage from the chaos of the emotions to the order of the possible. - Author: Balthus
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#8. I'll tell you what, it doesn't get more beautiful than the west of Ireland. Connemara and County Derry are quite stunning, really. - Author: Matthew Goode
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#9. If you speak of beauty, you are at once suspected of ... kitsch. - Author: Balthus
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#10. Am I the greatest? I don't know. I'm the greatest that I can be. - Author: Serena Williams
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#11. I refuse to confide and don't like it when people write about art. - Author: Balthus
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#12. I always feel the desire to look for the extraordinary in ordinary things; to suggest, not to impose, to leave always a slight touch of mystery in my paintings. - Author: Balthus
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#13. Of the autistically interior, dreaming, reading, erotic, self-sufficient child in Balthus' painting we have practically no image at all. Balthus' children are not being driven to succeed where their parents failed, or to be popular, adjusted, or a somebody. - Author: Guy Davenport
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#14. Painting is a source of endless pleasure, but also of great anguish. - Author: Balthus
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#15. I will devote my body and soul to the service of the people and the nation. - Author: Norodom Sihamoni
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#16. The artist should once and forever emancipate himself from the bondage of appearance. - Author: Ad Reinhardt
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#17. I feel more comfortable when I'm lighter - I sleep better, I snore less, I have more endurance when I work out, my arms look better. - Author: Tyra Banks
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#18. One must always draw, draw with the eyes, when one cannot draw with a pencil. - Author: Balthus
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#19. Anyway, for whatever interest is to be derived therefrom. Bacon, Balthus, and Magritte are my three favourite painters, along with Dubuffet, of the whole post-impressionist period, by which I mean that before them Bonnard, Vuillard, & Seurat are my favourite painters of that time. - Author: Edward Gorey
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#20. Y'know, we're all wasting our time writing this hack science fiction! You wanta make real money, you gotta start a religion! - Author: L. Ron Hubbard
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#21. With the tiger you're always on edge, and you always have to keep your distance. The monkey is far less threatening so you're more relaxed around the monkey, and I think that's actually hazardous. - Author: Ed Helms
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#22. We need, in a special way, to work twice as hard to help people understand that the animals are fellow creatures, that we must protect them and love them as we love ourselves. - Author: Cesar Chavez
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#23. Photography has become an outstanding and indispensable means of propaganda in the revolutionary struggle. - Author: Willi Munzenberg
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#24. I do miss competing, being out there - the atmosphere, I do miss it. - Author: Pedro Martinez
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#25. I will always find even the worst paintings that attempt some kind of representation better than the best invented paintings. - Author: Balthus
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#26. For did it not mean I was losing my darling, just when I had secretly made her mine? - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#27. Painting what I experience, translating what I feel, is like a great liberation. But it is also work, self-examination, consciousness, criticism, struggle. - Author: Balthus
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