Robert Henri Quotes (5 quotations)

1. Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them. - Robert Henri

2. Don't worry about the rejections. Everybody that's good has gone through it. Don't let it matter if your works are not 'accepted' at once. The better or more personal you are the less likely they are of acceptance. Just remember that the object of painting pictures in not simply to get them in exhibitions. It is all very fine to have your pictures hung, but you are painting for yourself, not for the jury. I had many years of rejections. - Robert Henri

3. It will stick with you and show up for better or worse in spite of all you or anyone else can do. - Robert Henri

4. Know what the old masters did. Know how they composed their pictures, but do not fall into the conventions they established. These conventions were right for them, and they are wonderful. They made their language. You make yours. All the past can help you. - Robert Henri

5. There are mighty few people who think what they think they think. - Robert Henri

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