Pain Quotes (1570)

Quotes and citations about pain

I would have liked maybe to be in architecture or painting, something connected to the fine arts... view

By: Catherine Deneuve

Remember that a painting - before it is a battle horse, a nude model, or some anecdote - is essentially a flat surface covered with colours assembled in a certain order... view

By: Maurice Denis

All that is necessary to paint well is to be sincere... view

By: Maurice Denis

Photography started as a means of getting reference material for my paintings of nature subjects... view

By: Nigel Dennis

So about twenty years ago I gave up on painting - and got into terrible debt after buying a load of camera gear!.. view

By: Nigel Dennis

The substance of painting is light... view

By: Andre Derain

I love Spain. I go back two or three times a year usually to visit friends and ride horses... view

By: Bo Derek

If we do not want to be pained by anybody we must not pain anybody.. view

By: Morarji Desai

I'm very interested to see how this new painting will go - I know I want it big and stark, and as I said, I follow the muse, and that's when it always works perfectly for me... view

By: Jackie DeShannon

The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again... view

By: Charles Dickens

There are only two styles of portrait painting.. view

By: Charles Dickens

A catcher must want to catch. He must make up his mind that it isn't the terrible job it is painted, and that he isn't going to say every day, 'Why, oh why with so many other positions in baseball did I take up this one.'.. view

By: Bill Dickey

After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs... view

By: Emily Dickinson

But you see, that's the gilded prison of fashion. We're riding in private jets, and meantime I was so incredibly, painfully sad and lonely... view

By: Janice Dickinson

When superstition is allowed to perform the task of old age in dulling the human temperament, we can say goodbye to all excellence in poetry, in painting, and in music... view

By: Denis Diderot

I, more or less, love camping out, so I dug it, but I didn't enjoy other people's pain... view

By: Casper Van Dien

The painter... does not fit the paints to the world. He most certainly does not fit the world to himself. He fits himself to the paint. The self is the servant who bears the paintbox and its inherited contents... view

By: Annie Dillard

This is a world in which reasons are made up because reality is too painful... view

By: Barry Diller

My mother-in-law had a pain beneath her left breast. Turned out to be a trick knee... view

By: Phyllis Diller

You know, if one paints someone's portrait, one should not know him if possible... view

By: Otto Dix

All art is exorcism. I paint dreams and visions too.. view

By: Otto Dix

Everybody thinks they know what art should be. But very few of them have the sense that is necessary to experience painting, that is the sense of sight, that sees colors and forms as living reality in the picture... view

By: Otto Dix

Not that painting would have been a release. The reason for doing it is the desire to create. I've got to do it! I've seen that, I can still remember it, I've got to paint it... view

By: Otto Dix

Interested listeners have only to hear the recording to find out if those guys, who go to such pains to undervalue my work, are right. All people have to do is listen to realize it is a beautiful record... view

By: Bill Dixon

In the middle 1940s... I heard everyone live. Painting, the theater.. view

By: Bill Dixon

If I had money, I would like to get an old building, have music performances, do lithographs, have shows of paintings, and do those things that I'm interested in doing... view

By: Bill Dixon

My sister-in-law is a painter, and I'll say, how long did it take you to paint that painting. She'll say, It took me maybe three days, but it took me all my life to get the skills to paint that painting... view

By: Anthony Doerr

If I kind of like a guy, then I'm a fantastic flirt. But with a guy I truly like, I get painfully shy... view

By: Shannen Doherty

I then realized that I could never be satisfied again with the mere natural charm of my voice, that I had to constantly paint when singing, melting all the colors, expressing reds and blacks that had to be less primary but bursting with subtly colored combinations... view

By: Placido Domingo

I was painting sets, working in editorial as an assistant, driving their trucks, lying that I knew how to drive a truck, and doing commercials and documentaries... view

By: Richard Donner

The natural response of the old-timers is to build a strong moral wall against the outside. This is where the world starts to be painted in black and white, saints inside, and sinners outside the wall... view

By: Mary Douglas

Elaine is just in pain. I think Elaine has become very, very sad woman. She is someone who is in deep need of many hours of analysis and I like to think that I'm not that type of person... view

By: Julia Louis Dreyfus

Anyone who has that weird volition to become an actor probably has a weird volition to do lots of other creative things - to write, to play music, to paint, to cook... view

By: Minnie Driver

Last year my boyfriend gave me a painting - a very personal one. I really prefer personal gifts or ones made by someone for me. Except diamonds. That's the exception to the rule... view

By: Minnie Driver

Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, but genius must be born.. view

By: John Dryden

Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are... view

By: John Dryden

The lesion is in the area of my brain that is responsible for motor function, so I have continual chronic pain in my left arm from elbow to fingertips and the right side of my body from my ear to my breast area... view

By: Karen Duffy

What I wish to show when I paint is the way I see things with my eyes and in my heart... view

By: Raoul Dufy

So many dancers paint. I used to paint. I started again recently. While I was dancing, I was very busy with my career. Start something else that makes use of your creative ability because if you don't you will die inside as a person... view

By: Katherine Dunham

Mourning Ruby is not a flat landscape: it is more like a box with pictures painted on every face. And each face is also a door which opens, I hope, to take the reader deep into the book... view

By: Helen Dunmore