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Marc Chagall
(1887-1985) born on
Jul 07
Russian-French painter, graphic artist. He was well known for his colorful "cubic" fantasy narrative paintings depicting Russian village life.
         
   
F
One fine day (but all days are fine!) as my mother was putting the bread in the oven, I went up to her and taking her by her flour-smeared elbow I said to her, "Mama . . . I want to be a painter."

R
I adore the theater and I am a painter. I think the two are made for a marriage of love. I will give all my soul to prove this once more.
A
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
N
Great art picks up where nature ends.
K
All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Newsweek," 8 Apr 85
R: On painting new ceiling for the Paris Opéra; in "Newsweek," 14 Oct 1963.
A: In "Newsweek," 8 Apr 1985.
N: In "Time," 30 Dec 1985.
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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