The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be contrary to it. Oppositions of colors contrast

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People don't have time to wait for somebody to paint their portraits anymore. The money is in photography.

By : Robert Mapplethorpe

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It's to paint directly on the canvas without any funny business, as it were, and I use almost pure turpentine to start with, adding oil as I go along until the medium becomes pure oil. I use as little oil as I can possibly help, and that's my method.

By : Edward Hopper

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Do not consider painful what is good for you.

By : Euripides

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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.

By : Kathleen Quinlan

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The safest and most suitable form of penance seems to be that which causes pain in the flesh but does not penetrate to the bones, that is, which causes suffering but not sickness.

By : Saint Ignatius

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To walk behind others on a road you are traveling together, to give precedence to others without envy - this is painful for an individual and painful for a nation.

By : Gustav Stresemann

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I also had this artist friend who'd paint butterflies and things like that on my head.

By : Persis Khambatta

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Humanity should question itself, once more, about the absurd and always unfair phenomenon of war, on whose stage of death and pain only remain standing the negotiating table that could and should have prevented it.

By : Pope John Paul II

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Writing a novel is like making love, but it's also like having a tooth pulled. Pleasure and pain. Sometimes it's like making love while having a tooth pulled.

By : Dean Koontz

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I then realized that I could never be satisfied again with the mere natural charm of my voice, that I had to constantly paint when singing, melting all the colors, expressing reds and blacks that had to be less primary but bursting with subtly colored combinations.

By : Placido Domingo

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Remembering is painful, it's difficult, but it can be inspiring and it can give wisdom.

By : Paul Greengrass

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Some manufacturers illustrate their advertisements with abstract paintings. I would only do this if I wished to conceal from the reader what I was advertising.

By : David Ogilvy

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