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Eugene Delacroix

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Biography - Eugene Delacroix:

French painter .
Born: 1798 - Died: 1863
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: France

The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.



(French, German)

Les artistes qui cherchent la perfection en tout sont ceux qui ne peuvent l’atteindre en aucune partie.

Die Künstler, welche Vollkommenheit in allen Einzelheiten anstreben, sind gerade die Leute, die sie in keinem Punkte erreichen.

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Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.

Quotes for: perfection


Quotes about perfection:

Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.

I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.

It seems that perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

Joy is the transition of man from a less to a greater perfection.

The perfect does not lie in quantity but in quality.

God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.

Quotes for: artist


Quotes for: artist

Whoever wants to know something about me - as an artist which alone is significant - they should look attentively at my pictures and there seek to recognise what I am and what I want.

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.

Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.

True artists scorn nothing: they are obliged to understand rather than to judge.

Great artists have no country.

Every human being should be an artist. Everything can become beautiful art.
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Eugene Delacroix also said...

What moves those of genius, what inspires their work is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.

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