Georgia O'Keeffe Quotes
I know now that most people are so closely concerned with themselves that they are not aware of their own individuality, I can see myself, and it has helped me to say what I want to say in paint.
I often lay on that bench looking up into the tree, past the trunk and up into the branches. It was particularly fine at night with the stars above the tree.
I often painted fragments of things because it seemed to make my statement as well as or better than the whole could.
It was all so far away - there was quiet and an untouched feel to the country and I could work as I pleased.
It was in the 1920s, when nobody had time to reflect, that I saw a still-life painting with a flower that was perfectly exquisite, but so small you really could not appreciate it.
I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life - and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.
One can not be an American by going about saying that one is an American. It is necessary to feel America, like America, love America and then work.
Singing has always seemed to me the most perfect means of expression. It is so spontaneous. And after singing, I think the violin. Since I cannot sing, I paint.