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" A belief is like a guillotine, just as heavy, just as light. "
" There are enough no smoking places now. "
" I think cubism has not fully been developed. It is treated like a style, pigeonholed and that's it. "
" It's very British to go about to see something unusual and paint it. "
" You can't name the inventor of the camera. The 19th-century invention was chemical: the fixative. "
" Picasso is still influencing me. Of course, I haven't got that kind of energy, or skill. "
" Enjoyment of the landscape is a thrill. "
" I think Picasso was, without doubt, the greatest portraitist of the 20th century, if not any other century. "
" The photograph isn't good enough. It's not real enough. "
" The moment rules over everything. "
" California is always in my mind. "
" My only worry is the painting I'm doing. Nothing else. "
" Photographs aren't accounts of scrutiny. The shutter is open for a fraction of a second. "
" East Yorkshire, to the uninitiated, just looks like a lot of little hills. But it does have these marvelous valleys that were caused by glaciers, not rivers. So it is unusual. "
" I grew up in austerity in the 1940s and 1950s. "
" Tobacco is America's greatest gift to the world! "
" I've always wanted to be able to paint the dawn. "
" The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you're an artist. "
" I was aware that the teaching of drawing was being stopped almost 30 years ago. And I always said, 'The teaching of drawing is the teaching of looking.' A lot of people don't look very hard. "
" I live wherever I happen to be. "
" I've always felt very English. "
" What an artist is trying to do for people is bring them closer to something, because of course art is about sharing. You wouldn't be an artist unless you wanted to share an experience, a thought. "
" I made a photograph of a garden in Kyoto, the Zen garden, which is a rectangle. But a photograph taken from any one point will not show, well it shows a rectangle, but not with ninety degree angles. "
" I'm not really looking for theater work. But if somebody approaches me with enthusiasm, I might respond. "
" West Yorkshire is quite dramatic and beautiful, the crags and things. "
" When you stop doing something, it doesn't mean you are rejecting the previous work. That's the mistake; it's not rejecting it, it's saying, 'I have exploited it enough now and I wish to take a look at another corner.' "
" Well, in Bradford I could say I was brought up in Bradford and Hollywood. "
" As for the world of fashion and celebrity, I have the usual interest in the human comedy, but the problems of depiction absorb me more. "
" I value my friends. "
" Smoking calms me down. It's enjoyable. I don't want politicians deciding what is exciting in my life. "
" I did come from a pretty independent-minded family. "