Top 10 Quotes by Guillaume Apollinaire

Guillaume Apollinaire

Joy always came after pain.

Guillaume Apollinaire
Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature's monotony.
Guillaume Apollinaire

It's raining my soul, it's raining, but it's raining dead eyes.

Guillaume Apollinaire
How slow life is, how violent hope is.
Guillaume Apollinaire

I hate artists who are not of their time.

Guillaume Apollinaire
The new painters do not propose, any more than did their predecessors, to be geometers. But it may be said that geometry is to the plastic arts what grammar is to the art of the writer. Today, scholars no longer limit themselves to the three dimensions of Euclid. The painters have been lead quite naturally, one might say by intuition, to preoccupy themselves with the new possibilities of spatial measurement which, in the language of the modern studios, are designated by the term fourth dimension.
Guillaume Apollinaire

Memories are hunting horns whose sound dies on the wind.

Guillaume Apollinaire
Twentieth pupil of the centuries knows its stuff and bird-changed this century like Jesus climbs the sky.
Guillaume Apollinaire

When man resolved to imitate walking, he invented the wheel, which does not look like a leg. In doing this, he was practicing surrealism without knowing it.

Guillaume Apollinaire
Matisse renovates rather than innovates.