Emily Carr Quotes

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Born: December 13, 1871, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Birth Country: Canada
Died: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, March 2, 1945
Occupation: Artist

1.
I sat staring, staring, staring - half lost, learning a new language or rather the same language in a different dialect. So still were the big woods where I sat, sound might not yet have been born.
- Emily Carr

2.
I think that one's art is a growth inside one. I do not think one can explain growth. It is silent and subtle. One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows.
- Emily Carr

3.
Life's an awfully lonesome affair. You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even going and coming.
- Emily Carr

4.
The artist himself may not think he is religious, but if he is sincere his sincerity in itself is religion.
- Emily Carr

5.
You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even going and coming.
- Emily Carr

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