"You know very well that I am not able anymore to read nor to write. I lost the center of my eyesight. I don't see what I look at. I'm not blind because I see around everything... So I discovered suddenly a new beauty of life. When I was seeing, I read too much... Now I have endless records. I spend all my money on records, I listen..."
"I can still see what I want to paint. The thing that makes you want to create is still there."
"There is a sort of landscape larger than the visible, which escapes the eye; it is present to that topographical sense by which we always live in the consciousness that there is a sea, that there are mountains, that the sky is above us, even when we do not see it."
"Ironically, as things visual are in doubt, they grow in unconventional beauty."