Marc Chagall Quotes

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Great art picks up where nature ends.
— Marc Chagall

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Art seems to me above all a state of soul.

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All I know is that one understands, only what one loves.
— Marc Chagall
If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.

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You cannot explain me with 'isms.' They are very bad for an artist. What one must believe in is color.
— Marc Chagall
I don't know if color chose me or I chose color, but since childhood I've been married to color in its pure state.

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In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

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In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art.  It is the color of love.

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The soil that had nourished the roots of my art was Vitebsk [his home town in Russia]; but my art needed Paris as much as a tree needs water.

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Everything may change in our demoralized world except the heart, mankind's love, and our striving to know the divine. Painting, like all poetry, has its part in the divine; people feel this today just as much as they used to.