There is no such thing as talent. What they call talent is nothing but the capacity for doing continuous work in the right way.

— Winslow Homer

The most scandalous Winslow Homer quotes to get the best of your day

I regret very much that I have painted a picture that requires any description.

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The life that I have chosen gives me my full hours of enjoyment.

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You have the sky overhead giving one light;

then the reflected light from whatever reflects; then the direct light of the sun; so that, in the blending and suffusing of these several luminations, there is no such thing as a line to be seen anywhere.

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You will see, in the future I will live by my watercolors.

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The most interesting part of my life is of no concern to the public.

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Never put more than two waves in a picture; it's fussy.

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All is lovely outside my house and inside my house and myself.

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It is wonderful how much depends upon the relations of black and white A black and white, if properly balanced, suggests colour.

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I thought for a change I would give up drinking, and it was a great mistake, and, although I reduced the size of my nose and improved my beauty, my stomach suffered.

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I prefer every time a picture composed and painted outdoors.

The thing is done without your knowing it.

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Look at nature, work independently, and solve your own problems.

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The life that I have chosen gives me my full hours of enjoyment for the balance of my life. The sun will not rise, or set, without my notice, and thanks.

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About Winslow Homer

Quotes 21 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Artist
Birthday October 16

Artists should never look at pictures, but should stutter in a language of their own.

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If a man wants to be an artist, he should never look at pictures.

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I will paint for money any time.

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The sun will not rise or set without my notice, and thanks.

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Only think of my being alive with a reputation!

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What's the use? The people are too stupid. They do not understand.

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Oh what a friend chance can be — when it chooses.

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When you paint, try to put down exactly what you see.

Whatever else you have to offer will come out anyway.

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