“It’s on the strength of observation and reflection that one finds a way. So we must dig and delve unceasingly.” – Claude Monet


“Eventually, my eyes were opened, and I really understood nature. I learned to love at the same time.” – Claude Monet


“Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.” – Claude Monet


“For me, a landscape does not exist in its own right, since its appearance changes at every moment; but the surrounding atmosphere brings it to life – the light and the air which vary continually. For me, it is only the surrounding atmosphere which gives subjects their true value.” – Claude Monet


“I get madder and madder on giving back what I feel.” – Claude Monet


“It is difficult to stop in time because one gets carried away. But I have that strength; it is the only strength I have.” – Claude Monet


“Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.” – Claude Monet


“Every day I discover more and more beautiful things. It’s enough to drive one mad.
I have such a desire to do everything, my head is bursting with it.” ― Claude Monet


“What keeps my heart awake is colorful silence.” ― Claude Monet

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