A painter can say all he wants with fruit or flowers or clouds.
— Édouard Manet

It is really and essentially a flat plane with colors upon it arranged in a certain order.
— Henri Matisse

Wood is wood, concrete is concrete, stone is stone.
— Frank Lloyd Wright

The enemy of photography is the convention, the fixed rules of ‘how to do.’ The salvation of photography comes from the experiment.
— László Moholy-Nagy

I hate roller coasters, I love books.
— Dan Milnor

If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.
— William Morris