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Albrecht Durer

German,  Artist
Total Quotes : 11
Art Teach Eager

And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting, I have decided to teach its rudiments and principles to all youngsters eager for art.

- Albrecht Durer

Nature Art Adornment

As I grew older, I realized that it was much better to insist on the genuine forms of nature, for simplicity is the greatest adornment of art.

- Albrecht Durer

Himself Otherwise Avoided

If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided that happens otherwise if one is idle.

- Albrecht Durer

Perfect Man Lives Figure

No single man can be taken as a model for a perfect figure, for no man lives on earth who is endowed with the whole of beauty.

- Albrecht Durer

Beauty Contained Form

I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.

- Albrecht Durer

Voice Away Christ

Help us to recognize your voice, help us not to be allured by the madness of the world, so that we may never fall away from you, O Lord Jesus Christ.

- Albrecht Durer

Never His Fulfill

The artist is chosen by God to fulfill his commands and must never be overwhelmed by public opinion.

- Albrecht Durer

Nothing Technical Plenty

Sane judgment abhors nothing so much as a picture perpetrated with no technical knowledge, although with plenty of care and diligence.

- Albrecht Durer

Talent Me Given

Why has God given me such magnificent talent? It is a curse as well as a great blessing.

- Albrecht Durer

Beauty Though Things

What beauty is, I know not, though it adheres to many things.

- Albrecht Durer

Wife Other Which

My father suffered much and toiled painfully all his life, for he had no resources other than the proceeds of his trade from which to support himself and his wife and family.

- Albrecht Durer