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Quotes by Henri Rousseau - (14 quotes)

Henri Rousseau - From the Beauty category:

Beauty is the promise of happiness. (Henri Rousseau)

Henri Rousseau - From the Books category:

I hate books. They only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about. (Henri Rousseau)

Henri Rousseau - From the Criticism category:

Excuse my scribbling, it is late, and I have a poor candle. (Henri Rousseau)

Henri Rousseau - From the Emotion category:

It is often said that my heart is too open for my own good. (Henri Rousseau)

Henri Rousseau - From the Greatness category:

-said to Picasso in 1908...
We are the two great painters of this era; you are in the Egyptian style, I in the modern style. (Henri Rousseau)

Henri Rousseau - From the Happiness category:

Nothing makes me so happy as to observe nature and to paint what I see. (Henri Rousseau)

Henri Rousseau - From the Leadership category:

The principal problem I had during the five years I ran the Caisse - and I bet you that it will be the same problem for my successor - is the retention, recruitment and training of competent personnel. (Henri Rousseau)

Henri Rousseau - From the Lines category:

If you remove these lines in the painting, the colors are no longer effective. (Henri Rousseau)

Henri Rousseau - From the Lines category:

The interest and the feelings are not due to colors; the lines of a painting that move us move us even more in a print. (Henri Rousseau)

Henri Rousseau - From the Nature category:

When I go out into the countryside and see the sun and the green and everything flowering, I say to myself, Yes indeed, all that belongs to me! (Henri Rousseau)

Henri Rousseau - From the Silence category:

The landscapist lives in silence. (Henri Rousseau)

Henri Rousseau - From the Style category:

I cannot now change my style, which I acquired, as you can imagine, by dint of labour. (Henri Rousseau)

Henri Rousseau - From the Suffering category:

The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; most miserable the ones who enjoy the least pleasure. (Henri Rousseau)

Henri Rousseau - From the Wisdom category:

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness. (Henri Rousseau)