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James Whistler – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by James Whistler

 

Work alone will efface the footsteps of work.

– James Whistler


An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.

– James Whistler


The rare few, who, early in life have rid themselves of the friendship of the many.

– James Whistler


I can’t tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring.

– James Whistler


To say to the painter that Nature is to be taken as she is, is to say to the player that he may sit on the piano.

– James Whistler