Every perfect life is a parable invented by God.Simone Weil
Testimony to the Inquisition (1573)
- We painters use the same license as poets and madmen.
- Unsourced variant translation: We painters take the same liberties as poets and madmen.
- I paint my pictures with all the considerations which are natural to my intelligence, and according as my intelligence understands them.
- Unsourced variant translation: I paint my pictures with such judgment as I have and as seems fitting.