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Wikiquote no longer allows unsourced quotations, and they are in process of being removed from our pages (see Wikiquote:Limits on quotations); but if you can provide a reliable, precise and verifiable source for any quote on this list please move it to Rembrandt. --Antiquary 18:59, 30 June 2009 (UTC)

  • His faith is a faith that to him is real, and it is a faith, in my judgement, that sustained him through the hard times in his life.
  • I envy the poet. He is encouraged towards drunkenness and wallows with nubile wenches while the painter must endure wretchedness and pain for his art.
  • Old age is a hindrance to creativity but cannot crush my youthful spirit.
  • Sincerity is the eventual deception of all great men.
  • Without atmosphere a painting is nothing.

Unsourced quotes about Rembrandt[edit]

  • Rembrandt painted 700 pictures. Of these, 3,000 are still in existence.
  • Since music has never had a Rembrandt, we have remained nothing more than musicians.
  • In common with Michelangelo and Rembrandt I am more interested in the line, its rise and fall, than in color.
  • There's a Rembrandt trapped in this body. It's your job to find it.