Robert Henri Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Robert Henri quotes, Robert Henri sayings, and Robert Henri proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think. Robert Henri
Do whatever you do intensely. Robert Henri
Color is only beautiful when it means something. Robert Henri
Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them. Robert Henri
Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think. Robert Henri
Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them. Robert Henri
Drawing is not following a line on the model, it is drawing your sense of the thing. Robert Henri
Realize that a drawing is not a copy. It is a construction in very different materials. A drawing is an invention. Robert Henri
Keep a bad drawing until by study you have found out why it is bad. Robert Henri
Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them. Robert Henri
Color is only beautiful when it means something. Robert Henri
There is nothing more entertaining than to have a frank talk with yourself. Few do it-frankly. Educating yourself is getting acquainted with yourself. Robert Henri
A weak background is a deadly thing. Robert Henri
There is weakness in pretending to know more than you know or in stating less than you know. Robert Henri
To paint is to know how to put nothing on canvas, and have it look like something when you stand back. Robert Henri
Lines are results, do not draw them for themselves. Robert Henri
Knowledge of anatomy is a tool like good brushes. Robert Henri
If you do not act on a suggestion at first, you grow dull to its message. Robert Henri
It takes wit and interest and energy to be happy. The pursuit of happiness is a great activity. One must be open and alive. It is the greatest feat man has to accomplish, and spirits must flow. There must be courage. There are no easy ruts to get into which lead to happiness. A man must become interesting to himself and must become actually expressive before he can be happy. Robert Henri
Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think. Robert Henri
Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think. Robert Henri
Art is, after all, only a trace. Like a footprint which shows that one has walked bravely and in great happiness. Robert Henri
Realize that a drawing is not a copy. It is a construction in very different materials. A drawing is an invention. Robert Henri