Pain Quotes (1592)

Quotes and citations about pain


I find it painful and angering to look in a mirror.

By : Jack Henry Abbott

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Milos said, You're my first choice. From my point of view, that doesn't pay the rent. I said, Tell me what I have to do next because I'm busy painting my kitchen.

By : F. Murray Abraham

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Compared to dancing, films seemed to me to be the work of lay bums. There was no physical pain

By : Victoria Abril

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Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.

By : Ansel Adams

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I want to feel passion, I want to feel pain. I want to weep at the sound of your name. Come make me laugh, come make me cry... just make me feel alive.

By : Joey Lauren Adams

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Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another.

By : Joseph Addison

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Irregularity and want of method are only supportable in men of great learning or genius, who are often too full to be exact, and therefore they choose to throw down their pearls in heaps before the reader, rather than be at the pains of stringing them.

By : Joseph Addison

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Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, hast thou more of pain or pleasure! Endless torments dwell about thee: Yet who would live, and live without thee!

By : Joseph Addison

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Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments

By : Joseph Addison

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If I had not passed through trial - through passion, one could say - through these years so painful and so rich, I don't believe I could take on my life and my career as I do today.

By : Isabelle Adjani

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The man for whom time stretches out painfully is one waiting in vain, disappointed at not finding tomorrow already continuing yesterday.

By : Theodor Adorno

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Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain?

By : Aeschylus

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He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.

By : Aeschylus

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There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.

By : Aeschylus

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What good is it to live a life that brings pains?

By : Aeschylus

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Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?

By : Aeschylus

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To make films is as boring as watching paint dry - you usually have to do little tiny bits here and there. You go off waiting for lighting, you come back - the energy dies. You hope you can find someone who can keep it going.

By : Jenny Agutter

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A tremendous amount of needless pain and suffering can be eliminated by ensuring that health insurance is universally available.

By : Daniel Akaka

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Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys, and eagerly pursues imaginary joys.

By : Mark Akenside

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Instead of art I have taught philosophy. Though technique for me is a big word, I never have taught how to paint. All my doing was to make people to see.

By : Josef Albers

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And I started with this: I have not painted at all my childhood. In fact, I never painted. But I helped my father who was a house painter and decorative painter. He made stage sets, he made glass paintings, he made everything.

By : Josef Albers

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It was my family that wanted me to be a teacher. That was safe, you see. To be a painter was terrible.

By : Josef Albers

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My father's parents were carpenters. They were also builders partly. They were painters. And several of them were very, active in the theatre and all such nonsense, you know.

By : Josef Albers

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Simultaneous contrast is not just a curious optical phenomenon - it is the very heart of painting.

By : Josef Albers

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We must always take from nature what we paint and always choose the most beautiful things.

By : Leon Battista Alberti

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Know what you're trying to do before you do it. Turning knobs at random isn't enlightening any more than throwing paint at a wall blindfolded will let you paint a nice picture.

By : Steve Albini

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Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us - and those around us - more effectively. Look for the learning.

By : Louisa May Alcott

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I paint because I love to cut mats.

By : Arthur Alexander

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The character and fight against fascism moved centre stage when, in 1936, Franco attempted to overthrow by force the Popular Front Government of Republican Spain.

By : Bill Alexander

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Intellectuals, academics, writers and poets were an important force in the early groups of volunteers. They had the means to get to Spain and were accustomed to travelling, whereas very few workers had left British shores.

By : Bill Alexander

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I'm always more motivated by the pain of a funny character than by what makes him funny.

By : Jason Alexander

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Father, in spite of all this spending of money in learning Latin, I will be a painter.

By : William Allan

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I will be a historical painter.

By : William Allan

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The riot isn't seen in the movie, but it is alluded to. He has this one speech that gives a great sense of texture and paints a picture of what was happening in Harlem then.

By : Debbie Allen

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I paint according to the moment and the theme. I don't have any prejudice. Life concerns me.

By : Ralph Allen

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Without a good cultural policy, without adequate help, we will always have individualists, shooting stars who are rapidly forgotten or who stop painting for a more profitable occupation.

By : Ralph Allen

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People are predominant in my paintings. Although they are not obvious, you can feel their presence.

By : Ralph Allen

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My first concern was to take care of my drawing. I did not have any knowledge in arts, especially Haitian arts, apart from the paintings I saw in my father's office.

By : Ralph Allen

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I was born at a bad time for Spain, but a really good one for cinema.

By : Pedro Almodovar

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I am very proud of what we have built in Spain, because it is not a traditional Formula 1 country. I think we have found passionate fans, and built up a strong culture for the sport - and things are improving every day, with more and more people getting interested.

By : Fernando Alonso

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