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Marc Chagall
Quotations



"Great art picks up where nature ends. "

"The soil that nourished the roots of my art was Vitebsk"
 
"All the time I was working," he said, "I felt my father and my mother were looking over my shoulder, and behind them were Jews, millions of other vanished Jews of yesterday and a thousand years ago."
 
"My hope is that I hereby extend my hand to seekers of culture, to poets and to artists among the neighboring people"
- at the dedication of the windows the synagogue of the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center
 
"If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing."
 
"Great art picks up where nature ends. "
 
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