Georgia O'Keeffe Quotes

If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for a moment.

Painting isn’t just putting the paint on. You have to mix the paint. You know, I painted a big picture once. It went clear across the garage. The man who helped me was a sheepherder. I got him to help me stretch the canvas.

My eyesight is very poor. I think I have a peculiar kind of eye trouble, and there is nothing to do about it.

If a woman has raised a horse, a man can sometimes never cope with it at all.

Singing has always seemed to me the most perfect means of expression. It is so spontaneous. And after singing, I think the violin. Since I cannot sing, I paint.

There’s something about black. You feel hidden away in it.

When you took time to really notice my flowers you hung all your own associations with flowers on my flower…as if I think and see what you think and see of the flower – and I don’t.