” To see far is one thing, going there is another. “


” They are imbeciles who call my work abstract. That which they call abstract is the most realistic, because what is real is not the exterior but the idea, the essence of things. “


” Things are not difficult to make, what is difficult is putting ourselves in the state of mind to make them. “


” What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things… it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface. “



All 4 Constantin Brancusi Quotes about Thing in picture


To see far is one thing, going there is another.
They are imbeciles who call my work abstract. That which they call abstract is the most realistic, because what is real is not the exterior but the idea, the essence of things.
Things are not difficult to make, what is difficult is putting ourselves in the state of mind to make them.
What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things... it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface.

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