To live lightheartedly but not recklessly; to be gay without being boisterous; to be courageous without being bold; to show trust and cheerful resignation without fatalism—this is the art of living.Jean De La Fontaine
- I see the future developmant of painting taking place in workshops...not in any holy temple of the arts.
- "I've been trying to sell my soul to the devil for 30 years, and he hasn't even come around to make me a price!"
- "The End of the Mannerist Century" by William Bolcolm, from The Pleasure of Modernist Music (2004), Arved Ashby (ed.), ISBN 1580461433
- in response to an accusation of selling out in his later work