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Biography - Claude Monet:

French painter.
Born: 1840 - Died: 1926
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love.



People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love.



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Tout le monde discute de mon art et fait semblant de comprendre, comme s'il fallait comprendre, quand il faut simplement aimer.

German
Jeder diskutiert meine Kunst und gibt vor, sie zu verstehen, als ob es notwendig wäre, sie zu verstehen. Es ist nötig, sie zu lieben.




See also 

See also...



In art as in love, instinct is enough.




Quotes for: love


Quotes

Quotes about love:


Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Love, love, all the rest is nothing.





Intelligence has value only in the service of love.





There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.





Love, and do what you will.











Quotes for: art


Quotes

Quotes about art:


Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.





My trade and art is to live.





The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.





Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.





I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'





The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.











Quotes for: to understand


Quotes

Quotes for: to understand


I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.





Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.





Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see.





The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.





The best means of learning to know oneself is seeking to understand others.





Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.











Quotes

Claude Monet also said...


I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.





All I did was to look at what the universe showed me.





The subject is of secondary importance to me; I want to represent what lives between the object and me.





It seems to me, when I see nature, that I see it ready made, completely written — but then, try to do it!





I am following Nature without being able to grasp her, I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.





My life has been nothing but a failure.












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