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“I think our civilization is minimal enough without underlining it. Sculpture as a created object in space should enrich, not reflect, and should be beautiful. Beauty is its function.”
“Pride is never sinful when it is Justice.”
“A transplanted Irishman, German, Englishman is an American in one generation. A transplanted African is not one in five!”
“Python carries his loneliness in him as if he had eaten clay.”
“The best of all good friends is pride.”
Barbara Chase-Riboud, U.S. sculptor, writer