James Abbott McNeill Whistler Quotes

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An artist's career always begins tomorrow.
— James Abbott McNeill Whistler
I am not arguing with you - I am telling you.
— James Abbott McNeill Whistler

arguments

Mauve?  Mauve is just pink trying to be purple.
— James Abbott McNeill Whistler in Time

color

The world is divided into two classes: invalids and nurses.
— James Abbott McNeill Whistler

the world

As music is the poetry of sound, so is painting the poetry of sight.

painting

I'm lonesome.  They are all dying.  I have hardly a warm personal enemy left.

enemies

I maintain that two and two would continue to make four, in spite of the whine of the amateur for three, or the cry of the critic for five.
— James Abbott McNeill Whistler

critics