Paul Klee Quotes

Paul Klee Quotes: Beauty is as relative as light and dark. Thus, there exists no beautiful woman, none at all, because you are never certain that a still far more beautiful woman will not appear and completely shame the supposed beauty of the first.
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Paul Klee Quote: The longer a line, the more of the time element it contains. Distance is time whereas a surface is apprehended more in terms of the moment.
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Quotes about Paul Klee: The beautiful, which is perhaps inseparable from art, is not after all tied to the subject, but to the pictorial representation. In this way and in no other does art overcome the ugly without avoiding it.
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Quote about Paul Klee: Nature is garrulous to the point of confusion, let the artist be truly taciturn.
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Paul Klee Sayings: Democracy with its semi-civilization sincerely cherishes junk. The artists power should be spiritual. But the power of the majority is material. When these worlds meet occasionally, it is pure coincidence.
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Paul Klee Saying: To emphasize only the beautiful seems to me to be like a mathematical system that only concerns itself with positive numbers.
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Sayings about Paul Klee: He neither serves nor rules, he transmits. His position is humble and the beauty at the crown is not his own. He is merely a channel.
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Saying about Paul Klee: Colour has taken hold of me; no longer do I have to chase after it. I know that it has hold of me forever. That is the significance of this blessed moment
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Paul Klee Quotes: Every artist would like to live in the central organ of creation... Not all are destined to get there... but our beating hearts drive us deep down, right into the pit of creation.
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Paul Klee Quote: First of all, the art of living; then as my ideal profession, poetry and philosophy, and as my real profession, plastic arts; in the last resort, for lack of income, illustrations.
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Quotes about Paul Klee: In earlier days, even as a child, the beauty of landscapes was quite clear to me. A background for the soul's moods. Now dangerous moments occur when Nature tries to devour me; at such times I am annihilated, but at peace. This would be fine for old people but I... I am my life's debtor, for I have given promises...
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Quote about Paul Klee: In earlier times artists liked to show what was actually visible... nowadays we are concerned with reality, rather than the merely visible.
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Paul Klee Sayings: It is possible that a picture will move far away from Nature and yet find its way back to reality. The faculty of memory, experience at a distance produces pictorial associations.
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Paul Klee Saying: All art is a memory of age-old things, dark things, whose fragments live on in the artist.
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Sayings about Paul Klee: My mirror probes down to the heart. I write words on the forehead and around the corners of the mouth. My human faces are truer than the real ones.
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