Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments

By : Joseph Addison 0 Likes          


There are only three sins - causing pain, causing fear, and causing anguish. The rest is window dressing.

By : Roger Caras

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I like doing arts and crafts, so I would probably go to one of those fun little ceramic places and go paint some plates and do something fun like that.

By : Christina Milian

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There is only one true thing: instantly paint what you see. When you've got it, you've got it. When you haven't, you begin again. All the rest is humbug.

By : Edouard Manet

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All pictures are unnatural. All pictures are sad because they're about dead people. Paintings you don't think of in a special time or with a specific event. With photos I always think I'm looking at something dead.

By : David Bailey

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An artist can go paint, and a writer can go write, but an actor needs to get hired, needs somebody to say, 'Here, come and do this,' That's the hard part.

By : John Glover

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I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It's a voice of pain and victory.

By : Anthony Hamilton

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If I had been around when Rubens was painting, I would have been revered as a fabulous model. Kate Moss? Well, she would have been the paintbrush.

By : Dawn French

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Frankly, these days, without a theory to go with it, I can't see a painting.

By : Tom Wolfe

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I was always a great bundle of energy. As a child, instead of walking, I would run. And so running, which is a pain to a lot of people, was always a pleasure to me because it was so easy.

By : Roger Bannister

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I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.

By : Claude Monet

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You retire when you are sick and when you can't do it any more or when the public retires you. That's the most painful, because that's the one that leaves you wanting to accomplish more.

By : Julio Iglesias

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Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature.

By : Albert Einstein

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