I give bird songs to those who dwell in cities and have never heard them, make rhythms for those who know only military marches or jazz, and paint colors for those who see none.

By : Olivier Messiaen 0 Likes          


Work at the same time on sky, water, branches, ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis... Don't be afraid of putting on colour... Paint generously and unhesitatingly, for it is best not to lose the first impression.

By : Camille Pissarro

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A painter must think of everything he sees as being there entirely for his own use and pleasure.

By : Lucian Freud

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I was never jailed. The fact is that I was arrested, but I went into a diversion programme, and by that time I'd already begun working in what was called anger management. It was a painful and awful moment.

By : David Soul

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I was excited by what my painter friends were doing, and they seemed to be interested in our poetry too, and that was a wonderful little, fizzy sort of world.

By : Kenneth Koch

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I like to draw and paint. It is a river to me.

By : John Lurie

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Before we make love my husband takes a pain killer.

By : Joan Rivers

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Life obliges me to do something, so I paint.

By : Rene Magritte

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Spain is not a racist country.

By : Juan Antonio Samaranch

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Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.

By : Charlie Chaplin

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Pain is temporary, film is forever.

By : Michael J. Fox

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I wanted out of my pain and that silliness, but I wanted an easy out. That's before realizing that there is no easy out. Before accepting that you just have to do the work.

By : Mariel Hemingway

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The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede the victory.

By : Ted W. Engstrom

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