Blue is the only color which maintains its own character in all its tones it will always stay blue; whereas yellow is blackened in its shades, and fades away when lightened; red when darkened becomes brown, and diluted with white is no longer red, but another color – pink.

— Raoul Dufy

The most whopping Raoul Dufy quotes that are little-known but priceless

My eyes were made to erase all that is ugly.

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When I feel a little confused, the only thing to do is to turn back to the study of nature before launching once again into the subjects closest to heart.

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One must not imitate the sun, one must make oneself into a sun.

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I don't follow any system. All the laws you can lay down are only so many props to be cast aside when the hour of creation arrives.

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France has lived a long time - eight or nine centuries - and yet art in France, too, was derivative up until the 19th Century.

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What I wish to show when I paint is the way I see things with my eyes and in my heart.

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Blue is the only color that maintains its own character in all its tones…it will always stay blue.

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American art, like America, must wait and live a while longer.

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The subject itself is of no account; what matters is the way it is presented.

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I paint is the way I see things with my eyes and in my heart.

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Nature, my dear sir, is only a hypothesis.

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