Claude Monet Quotes

What you’ve told me about my poor roses saddens me … Has anyone at least thought of covering my Japanese peonies? It would be nothing short of murder not to have done so.

Aside from painting and gardening, I’m good for nothing.

My life has been nothing but a failure.

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.

Manet wanted one day to paint my wife and children. Renoir was there. He took a canvas and began painting them, too. After a while, Manet took me aside and whispered, “You’re on very good terms with Renoir and take an interest in his future – do advise him to give up painting! You can […]