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.

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I can very well do without God both in my life and in my painting, but I cannot, suffering as I am, do without something which is greater than I am, which is my life, the power to create.

By : Vincent Van Gogh

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The first thing we become convinced of is that man is organized so as to be far more sensible of pain than of pleasure.

By : Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin

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Be the business never so painful, you may have it done for money.

By : Thomas Fuller

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We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.

By : Jim Rohn

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I've always said that playing rugby in Spain is like being a bullfighter in Japan.

By : Javier Bardem

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Shared joy is increased, shared pain is lessened.

By : Spider Robinson

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The ability to get ahead in an organization is simply another talent, like the ability to play chess, paint pictures, do coronary bypass operations or pick pockets.

By : Robert Shea

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Many times I asked myself, 'Who is a painter in your own eyes?'

By : Peter Malkin

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I had rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world.

By : Samuel Johnson

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I taught a lot of art history, especially Chinese, Japanese, and Indian. But the painting classes came back. The nudes came back. Not so much the still lifes. So now our department is the worst department, partly because it has the worst facilities.

By : Ad Reinhardt

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The men resent a woman getting any honour in what they consider is essentially their field. Men painters mostly despise women painters. So I have decided to stop squirming, to throw any honour in with Canada and women.

By : Emily Carr

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What is the use of good painting? We want a spell cast upon the optical part of our existence! We seldom really see the world, but when we do, we become as still as a picture.

By : Robert Musil

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