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