"Colour is a power which directly influences the soul"

-- Wassily Kandinsky

"Colour in a picture is like enthusiasm in life"

-- Vincent van Gogh

"Colour speaks all languages"

-- Joseph Addison

"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see"

-- Edgar Degas

"I found I could say things with colour and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for"

-- Georgia O'Keeffe

"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls"

-- Pablo Picasso

"What we see depends mainly on what we look for"

-- John Lubbock

"Colour is matter of taste and sensitivity"

-- Edouard Manet

"How difficult it is to be simple"

-- Vincent van Gogh