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Quotations by author » Paul Gauguin
French painter, printmaker, and sculptor, 1848-1903
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A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes that he has got the biggest piece.
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Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty?
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Civilization is what makes you sick.
Civilization
Concentrate your strengths against your competitor's relative weaknesses.
Strength
I have always wanted a mistress who was fat, and I have never found one. To make a fool of me, they are always pregnant.
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I shut my eyes in order to see.
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In art, all who have done something other than their predecessors have merited the epithet of revolutionary; and it is they alone who are masters.
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In art, one idea is as good as another. If one takes the idea of trembling, for instance, all of a sudden most art starts to tremble. Michelangelo starts to tremble. El Greco starts to tremble. All the Impressionists start to tremble.
ArtIdeas
In marriage, the greater cuckold of the two is the lover
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It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling block.
Ignorance
Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.
DreamsLife
Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
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Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second. Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity!
Life
Many excellent cooks are spoilt by going into the arts
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Nothing so resembles a daub as a masterpiece
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Stressing output is the key to improving productivity, while looking to increase activity can result in just the opposite.
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The history of modern art is also the history of the progressive loss of art's audience. Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist and the bafflement of the public.
Art
The missionary is no longer a man, a conscience. He is a corpse, in the hands of a confraternity, without family, without love, without any of the sentiments that are dear to us. Emasculated, in a sense, by his vow of chastity, he offers us the distressing spectacle of a man deformed and impotent or engaged in a stupid and useless struggle with the sacred needs of the flesh, a struggle which, seven times out of ten, leads him to sodomy, the gallows, or prison.
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There is always a heavy demand for fresh mediocrity. In every generation the least cultivated taste has the largest appetite.
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We never really know what stupidity is until we have experimented on ourselves
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