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Famous Quotes By Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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In our time there are many artists who do something because it is new; they see their value and their justification in this newness. They are deceiving themselves; novelty is seldom the essential. This has to do with one thing only; making a subject better from its intrinsic nature. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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Never be tempted by water. The water tap should be sealed at lunchtime. If, for example, a sauce goes wrong, adding water doesn't help at all; one only achieves a taste of dishwater. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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Love is when the desire to be desired takes you so badly that you feel you could die of it. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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The wise woman patterns her life on the theory and practice of modern banking. She never gives her love, but only lends it on the best security and at the highest rate of interest. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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I have tried to do what is true and not ideal. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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A professional model is like a stuffed owl. These girls are alive. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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[People] want me to finish things. But I see them in such a way and paint them accordingly ... Nothing is simpler than to complete pictures in a superficial sense. Never does one lie so cleverly as then. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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I paint things as they are. I don't comment. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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My dear Mama, you are definitely the hen who hatched a famous duck. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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The body of a beautiful woman is not made for love; it is too exquisite. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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I am certainly not regenerating French art, but am struggling hard to accomplish something on an unlucky piece of paper which has done me no harm at all, and on which, believe me, I am doing nothing that is good ... I hope things will improve eventually; as it is, I am pretty wretched. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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Love is a disease which fills you with a desire to be desired ... - Comte de Toulouse — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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I do not know if you bridle your pen, but when my pencil moves, it is necesary to let it go, or - crash! ... nothing more. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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I had placed my stick on the table, as I do every evening. It had been specially made to suit my height, to enable me to walk without too much difficulty. As I was standing up, a customer called to me: 'Monsieur, don't forget your pencil.' It was very unkind, but most funny. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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Jealousy will drive you mad. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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The cafes bore me; going downstairs is a nuisance. Painting and sleeping - that's all there is. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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Of course one should not drink much, but often. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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Bonnat tells me, 'Your painting isn't bad, it is chic, but even so it isn't bad, but your drawing is absolutely atrocious.' So I must gather my courage and start once again ... — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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Monet's work would have been even greater if he had not abandoned figure-painting. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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Only the human figure exists; landscape is, and should be, no more than an accessory; the painter exclusively of landscape is nothing but a bore. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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Philandering impedes, as everyone knows, the ability to concentrate. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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I don't belong to any school. I work in my corner. I admire Degas. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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When a figure painter executes a landscape he treats it as if it were a face; Degas' landscapes are unparalleled because they are visionary landscapes. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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I have always been a pencil. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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The harmony of the luncheon is achieved by a combination of the two main courses which are the focus of the menu. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

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I can paint until I'm forty. After that I intend to dry up. — Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec