Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.
Cover the canvas at the first go, then work at it until you see nothing more to add.
God takes care of imbeciles, little children and artists.
Work at the same time on sky, water, branches, ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis... Don't be afraid of putting on colour... Paint generously and unhesitatingly, for it is best not to lose the first impression.
At fifty, that is in 1880, I formulated the idea of unity, without being able to render it. At sixty, I am beginning to see the possibility of rendering it.