Pain Quotes (1570)

Quotes and citations about pain

Lovers of painting and lovers of music are people who openly display their preference like a delectable ailment that isolates them and makes them proud... view

By: Maurice Blanchot

I had looked forward so eagerly to leaving the horrible place, yet when my release came and I knew that God's sunlight was to be free for me again, there was a certain pain in leaving... view

By: Nellie Bly

Casting is sort of like looking at paintings. You don't know what you'll like, but you recognize it when you see it... view

By: Steven Bochco

Poetry is the impish attempt to paint the color of the wind... view

By: Maxwell Bodenheim

A doctor is fascinated by death, and pain. And how much pain a man can endure... view

By: David Boehm

He preacheth patience that never knew pain... view

By: H. G. Bohn

There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt... view

By: Erma Bombeck

Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbour... view

By: Giotto di Bondone

You cannot possibly invent painting all by yourself... view

By: Pierre Bonnard

Draw your pleasure, paint your pleasure, and express your pleasure strongly... view

By: Pierre Bonnard

A painting that is well composed is half finished... view

By: Pierre Bonnard

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, as well as more recent attacks in Madrid, Spain, and London, England, showed in a very tragic way just how vulnerable many areas of the world are to these sorts of actions... view

By: Jo Bonner

I felt I really wanted to back off from music completely and just work within the visual arts in some way. I started painting quite passionately at that time... view

By: David Bowie

I think it would be better if nobody owned anything, but they didn't starve. Had enough paint and enough pianos and everything else... view

By: Arthur Boyd

Art doesn't alter things. It points things out, but it doesn't alter them. It can't, no matter what a painter wants to do... view

By: Arthur Boyd

A painstaking course in qualitative and quantitative analysis by John Wing gave me an appreciation of the need for, and beauty of, accurate measurement... view

By: Paul D. Boyer

There has never been a great athlete who died not knowing what pain is... view

By: Bill Bradley

A babe at the breast is as much pleasure as the bearing is pain... view

By: Marion Zimmer Bradley

It's essential to tell the truth at all times. This will reduce life's pain. Lying distorts reality. All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected... view

By: John Bradshaw

Oh, how precious is time, and how it pains me to see it slide away, while I do so little to any good purpose... view

By: David Brainerd

Painting is a nail to which I fasten my ideas... view

By: Georges Braque

Death is not only an unusually severe punishment, unusual in its pain, in its finality and in its enormity, but is serves no penal purpose more effectively than a less severe punishment... view

By: William J. Brennan

Speaks cheerful English and in the past has written this language with a paintbrush that talks... view

By: Jimmy Breslin

I am not quite sure where home is right now. I do have places in London and Milan, and a house in Spain. I guess I would say home is where my mother is, and she lives in Spain... view

By: Sarah Brightman

It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony... view

By: Benjamin Britten

Being ill like this combines shock - this time I will die - with a pain and agony that are unfamiliar, that wrench me out of myself... view

By: Harold Brodkey

I just don't think there are any rules to color. You have a small space with no windows? Put lamps in there, make it dramatic, paint the ceiling black. Do something with it. If it's dark, accentuate the darkness... view

By: David Bromstad

The wish to hurt, the momentary intoxication with pain, is the loophole through which the pervert climbs into the minds of ordinary men... view

By: Jacob Bronowski

I felt along with her - not the physical pain, of course, but all her mental anguish. You can't be detached. She needed to have someone who understood what was happening in her mind... view

By: Charles Bronson

What kind of man would I have been if I had not been there to help her? I felt along with her - not the physical pain, of course, but all her mental anguish. You can't be detached... view

By: Charles Bronson

An icon painter starts not with Jesus Christ but by finding earth and rubbing. Now what is earth, what are you rubbing in directing?.. view

By: Peter Brook

Fantasy is the only canvas large enough for me to paint on... view

By: Terry Brooks

Well, to be honest I think I'm a better short story writer than a novelist. Novels I find very hard, hours and hours, weeks and weeks, of conscious thought - whereas short stories slip out painlessly in a few days... view

By: Eric Brown

The administration needs to speak honestly with the American people. Exaggerating our progress in defeating the insurgency or in creating an Iraqi army paints a dangerous picture... view

By: Sherrod Brown

Unborn children do not have a voice, but they are young members of the human family. It is time to look at the unborn child, and recognize that it is really a young human, who can feel pain and should be treated with care... view

By: Sam Brownback

The more painful it is, tragically, the more you do learn, though, that's the good part... view

By: Sylvia Browne

At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction... view

By: Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Instead of using brushes all the time, try a palette knife to paint... view

By: Frank Bruno

There are certain things in which mediocrity is not to be endured, such as poetry, music, painting, public speaking... view

By: Jean de la Bruyere

If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear.. view

By: Jean de la Bruyere