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He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back.

He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back.

by Henri Matisse Found in: Love Quotes,
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Jazz is rhythm and meaning.

Jazz is rhythm and meaning.

by Henri Matisse Found in: Jazz Quotes,
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I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have a light joyousness of springtime which read more

I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have a light joyousness of springtime which never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost me.

by Henri Matisse Found in: Spring Quotes,
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There are wonderful things in real jazz, the talent for improvisation, the liveliness, the being at one with the audience.

There are wonderful things in real jazz, the talent for improvisation, the liveliness, the being at one with the audience.

by Henri Matisse Found in: Jazz Quotes,
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With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft.

With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft.

by Henri Matisse Found in: Art Quotes,
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You study, you learn, but you guard the original naivete. It has to be within you, as desire for drink read more

You study, you learn, but you guard the original naivete. It has to be within you, as desire for drink is within the drunkard or love is within the lover.

by Henri Matisse Found in: Art and artists Quotes,
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Time extracts various values from a painter's work. When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten, and the more read more

Time extracts various values from a painter's work. When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten, and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is.

by Henri Matisse Found in: Art and artists Quotes,
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Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.

Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.

by Henri Matisse Found in: Art and artists Quotes,
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It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else.

It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else.

by Henri Matisse Found in: Uniqueness Quotes,
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What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter.

What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter.

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