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Quotes By Paul Klee

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10-12-1879

Artist Paul Klee was born on 10th December 1879 AD. A Swiss citizen, Paul Klee was born in Switzerland. In his life Paul Klee was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

A line is a dot that went for a walk.

- Paul Klee

The painter should not paint what he sees, but what will be seen.

- Paul Klee

Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible.

- Paul Klee

To emphasize only the beautiful seems to me to be like a mathematical system that only concerns itself with positive numbers.

- Paul Klee

Color possesses me. I don't have to pursue it. It will possess me always, I know it. That is the meaning of this happy hour: Color and I are one. I am a painter.

- Paul Klee

The art of mastering life is the prerequisite for all further forms of expression, whether they are paintings, sculptures, tragedies, or musical compositions.

- Paul Klee

Everything vanishes around me, and works are born as if out of the void. Ripe, graphic fruits fall off. My hand has become the obedient instrument of a remote will.

- Paul Klee

Nature is garrulous to the point of confusion, let the artist be truly taciturn.

- Paul Klee

The worst state of affairs is when science begins to concern itself with art.

- Paul Klee

When looking at any significant work of art, remember that a more significant one probably has had to be sacrificed.

- Paul Klee

One does not lash hat lies at a distance. The foibles that we ridicule must at least be a little bit our own. Only then will the work be a part of our own flesh. The garden must be weeded.

- Paul Klee

A single day is enough to make us a little larger or, another time, a little smaller.

- Paul Klee

One eye sees, the other feels.

- Paul Klee

It is a great difficulty and a great necessity to have to start with the smallest.

- Paul Klee

The more horrifying the world becomes, the more art becomes abstract.

- Paul Klee

I still come closest to success with drawing. When I use color the results are dubious, for these painfully gained experiences bear less fruit.

- Paul Klee

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