Pain Quotes (1570)

Quotes and citations about pain

Pollock also... wanted one to be wrapped in the painting... view

By: Robert Rauschenberg

I'm sure we don't read old paintings the way they were intended... view

By: Robert Rauschenberg

I'm not so facile that I can accomplish or find out what I want to know or explore enough of the possibilities and a way of making a painting, say, in just one painting or two paintings... view

By: Robert Rauschenberg

Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values... view

By: Ayn Rand

But through world wars and a Great Depression, through painful social upheaval and a Cold War, and now through the attacks of September 11, 2001, our Nation has indeed survived... view

By: Nick Rahall

Adopted kids are such a pain - you have to teach them how to look like you... view

By: Gilda Radner

Fans are really important for me. And if they take pains to write me, it's the minimum that I answer myself... view

By: Daniel Radcliffe

The football season is like pain. You forget how terrible it is until it seizes you again... view

By: Sally Quinn

I liked sculpting better than painting. You have more freedom in sculpting... view

By: Anthony Quinn

I studied all about Gauguin. He was a banker. He was a banker who - he used to paint on Sundays. And one day he hated himself for painting on Sundays... view

By: Anthony Quinn

The painter leaves his mark. And I just put in two statues in Rhode Island that I'm working on. And I think that's going to make me last longer than me... view

By: Anthony Quinn

Some people are born gardeners, some are politicians. I was an actor. It took a great deal of pain before I figured that out. I didn't relate to most of it... view

By: Kathleen Quinlan

To this day the Arab influence is evident in southern Italy, northern Africa and, above all, in Spain... view

By: Carroll Quigley

The failure of Christianity in the areas west from Sicily was even greater, and was increased by the spread of Arab outlooks and influence to that area, and especially to Spain... view

By: Carroll Quigley

Creole is New Orleans city food. Communities were created by the people who wanted to stay and not go back to Spain or France... view

By: Paul Prudhomme

For, when with beauty we can virtue join, We paint the semblance of a form divine... view

By: Matthew Prior

I write because I write - as anyone in the arts does. You're a painter because you feel you have no choice but to paint. You're a writer because this is what you do... view

By: Richard Price

From the age of six I wanted to be an artist. At that point I meant a painter, but it turned out what I really meant was I was someone who was very interested in watching the world and making copies of it... view

By: Reynolds Price

Whenever we condemn, we cloak the world in pain... view

By: Hugh Prather

The loss of Eden is personally experienced by every one of us as we leave the wonder and magic and also the pains and terrors of childhood... view

By: Dennis Potter

I never consciously said, 'I want to be an actor.' It sounds stupid, but it's kind of like being a painter or something. You don't say, 'From today on I'm going to be a painter.' It's not something conscious - you've just been painting pictures all your life... view

By: Franka Potente

We need to make sure that the fast-growing States and the balance of States in this country have as much information as available because I cannot imagine the pain as a parent myself of having my child molested by someone in our schools... view

By: Jon Porter

Leaving England was a painful decision, and we still have some regrets about it. However, at that time, the research environment for theoretical chemistry was clearly better in the U.S... view

By: John Pople

Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever... view

By: Alexander Pope

It is only when I lose contact with the painting that the result is a mess. Otherwise there is pure harmony, an easy give and take, and the painting comes out well... view

By: Jackson Pollock

It doesn't make much difference how the paint is put on as long as something has been said. Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement... view

By: Jackson Pollock

I'm very representational some of the time, and a little all of the time. But when you're painting out of your unconscious, figures are bound to emerge... view

By: Jackson Pollock

I have no fear of making changes, destroying the image, etc., because the painting has a life of its own... view

By: Jackson Pollock

I hardly ever stretch the canvas before painting... view

By: Jackson Pollock

I don't work from drawings. I don't make sketches and drawings and color sketches into a final painting... view

By: Jackson Pollock

I continue to get further away from the usual painter's tools such as easel, palette, brushes, etc... view

By: Jackson Pollock

He drove his kind of realism at me so hard I bounced right into nonobjective painting... view

By: Jackson Pollock

Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you. There was a reviewer a while back who wrote that my pictures didn't have any beginning or any end. He didn't mean it as a compliment, but it was... view

By: Jackson Pollock

New needs need new techniques. And the modern artists have found new ways and new means of making their statements... the modern painter cannot express this age, the airplane, the atom bomb, the radio, in the old forms of the Renaissance or of any other past culture... view

By: Jackson Pollock

Every good painter paints what he is... view

By: Jackson Pollock

Today painters do not have to go to a subject matter outside of themselves. Most modern painters work from a different source. They work from within... view

By: Jackson Pollock

When I'm painting, I'm not aware of what I'm doing. It's only after a get acquainted period that I see what I've been about. I've no fears about making changes for the painting has a life of its own... view

By: Jackson Pollock

My painting does not come from the easel... view

By: Jackson Pollock

When I am in my painting, I'm not aware of what I'm doing... view

By: Jackson Pollock

The painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through... view

By: Jackson Pollock