Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Edward Hopper

American Realist Painter

"If you could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint."

"No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination."

"Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world. "

"The only real influence I've ever had was myself. "