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Edvard Munch Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Edvard Munch

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From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in
them and that is eternity.
- Edvard Munch

Related topics: Death

I painted the picture, and in the colors the rhythm of the music quivers.
I painted the colors I saw.
- Edvard Munch

Death is pitch-dark, but colors are light.
To be a painter, one must work with rays of light.
- Edvard Munch

To die is as if one's eyes had been put out and one
cannot see anything any more.
Perhaps it is like being shut in a cellar.
One is abandoned by all.
They have slammed the door and are gone.
One does not see anything and notices only the damp smell of putrefaction.
- Edvard Munch

 

Painting picture by picture, I followed the impressions
my eye took in at heightened moments.
I painted only memories, adding nothing,
no details that I did not see.
Hence the simplicity of the paintings,
their emptiness.
- Edvard Munch

In common with Michelangelo and Rembrandt I am more interested in the line,
its rise and fall, than in color.
- Edvard Munch

No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting.
I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.
- Edvard Munch

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Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye...
it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.
- Edvard Munch

It was always my intention that The Frieze should be
housed in a room which would provide a suitable architectural frame for it.
- Edvard Munch

Youth must go ahead and prosper.
These young painters are all very talented people,
but they all paint frescoes.
- Edvard Munch

When I paint a person, his enemies always find the
portrait a good likeness.
- Edvard Munch

This kind of painting with its large frames is a bourgeois drawing-room art.
It is an art dealer's art-and that came in after the
civil wars following the French Revolution.
- Edvard Munch

One can easily tell that the creator of the paintings
in the Sistine Chapel was above all a sculptor.
- Edvard Munch

Sickness, insanity and death were the angels that surrounded
my cradle and they have followed me throughout my life.
- Edvard Munch

I should have considered it wrong to have finished
the Frieze before the room for its accommodation and
the funds for its completion were available.
- Edvard Munch

I learned early about the misery and dangers of life,
and about the afterlife, about the external punishment
which awaited the children of sin in Hell.
- Edvard Munch

Some colors reconcile themselves to one another,
others just clash.
- Edvard Munch

Oil-painting is a developed technique.
Why go backwards?
- Edvard Munch

For as long as I can remember I have suffered from
a deep feeling of anxiety which I have tried to express in my art.
- Edvard Munch

I build a kind of wall between myself and t he model
so that I can paint in peace behind it.
Otherwise, she might say something that confuses and distracts me.
- Edvard Munch

By painting colors and lines and forms seen in quickened
mood I was seeking to make this mood vibrate as a phonograph does.
This was the origin of the paintings in The Frieze of Life.
- Edvard Munch

I find it difficult to imagine an afterlife,
such as Christians, or at any rate many religious people,
conceive it, believing that the conversations with
relatives and friends interrupted here on earth will
be continued in the hereafter.
- Edvard Munch

The rich man who gives, steals twice over.
First he steals the money and then the hearts of men.
- Edvard Munch

In my childhood I always felt that I was treated unjustly,
without a mother, sick, and with the threat of punishment
in Hell hanging over my head.
- Edvard Munch

The colors live a remarkable life of their own after
they have been applied to the canvas.
- Edvard Munch

Disease, insanity, and death were the angels that attended my cradle,
and since then have followed me throughout my life.
- Edvard Munch

A person himself believes that all the other portraits
are good likenesses except the one of himself.
- Edvard Munch

I have no fear of photography as long as it cannot
be used in heaven and in hell.
- Edvard Munch

The notes I have made are not a diary in the ordinary sense,
but partly lengthy records of my spiritual experiences,
and partly poems in prose.
- Edvard Munch

Without anxiety and illness I should have been like a ship without a rudder.
- Edvard Munch

We who go out to die shall be remembered,
because we gave the world peace.
That will be our reward, though we will know nothing of it,
but lie rotting in the earth - dead.
- Philip Gibbs

It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth
are rotting when I listen to the radio.
- Bono

Are you green and growing or ripe and rotting?
- Ray Kroc

The work I did in Vertigo meant nothing if no one cared about the movie.
Luckily, Vertigo had a revival and people had begun
to recognize there was something special and it gained in reputation.
But it just as well could have ended up rotting in film cans somewhere.
- Kim Novak

My idea of an amusement park story is getting adventurers
to go tour environmental disaster areas.
After all, if the entire Great Barrier Reef gets killed,
which seems like an extremely lively possibility,
what are you going to do with all that rotting limestone?
- Bruce Sterling

If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years,
about 600 people - including me - would be rotting
in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today.
Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity
in the context of professional journalism.
- Hunter S. Thompson

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

Life is a process of becoming,
a combination of states we have to go through.
Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state
and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
- Anais Nin

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
- Raymond Lindquist

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
Balance good, karate good. Everything good.
Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Relax. Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you.
You have to go to them sometimes.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

People can be more forgiving than you can imagine.
But you have to forgive yourself.
Let go of what's bitter and move on.
- Bill Cosby

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Anything I can not transform
into something marvelous, I let go.
- Anais Nin

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

The show must go on.
- Proverb

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

We all go through life bristling
at our external limitations,
but the most difficult chains
to break are inside us.
- Bradley Whitford

Go forth, and play joyfully in the garden of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A big part of letting go is recognizing
when it is time to stay in a situation
and when it is time to move on.
- Darren L. Johnson

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

Letting go doesn't mean giving up...
it means moving on.
- Anonymous

The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive,
but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
- Henry David Thoreau

Wherever you go, there you are.
- Traditional Zen Proverb

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Being human, we are imperfect. That's why we need each other.
To catch each other when we falter.
To encourage each other when we lose heart.
Some may lead; others may follow; but none of us can go it alone.
- Hilary Clinton

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Repressed anger still is anger, it just isn't expressed.
If you truly have no anger, you are blessed and joyful.
If you have repressed anger, know that you have anger,
you just haven't expressed that anger.
Go ahead, express your anger briefly,
pound pillows, scream, curse.
Then take a deep breath, and get over it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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