Know what you're trying to do before you do it. Turning knobs at random isn't enlightening any more than throwing paint at a wall blindfolded will let you paint a nice picture.

By : Steve Albini 0 Likes          


I'm not always the nicest person to meet, because I forget very easily that I'm an actress when I'm not working.

By : Catherine Deneuve

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Since the goal of my programs is to show audiences how humor can both help them heal as well as deal with not-so-funny stuff, I decided to discuss the events of the previous week, the pain all of us were feeling, and how humor and some laughter might be beneficial.

By : Allen Klein

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His faith perhaps in some nice tenets might be wrong

By : Abraham Cowley

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Ah, but it's nice to be in the opposition, nice to be a bone in somebody's throat.

By : Jack Levine

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I dream a lot. I do more painting when I'm not painting. It's in the subconscious.

By : Andrew Wyeth

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Nudes are the greatest to paint. Everything you can find in a landscape or a still life or anything else is there: darkness and light, character dimension, texture. I painted heads too, of course.

By : John Hurt

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And I started with this: I have not painted at all my childhood. In fact, I never painted. But I helped my father who was a house painter and decorative painter. He made stage sets, he made glass paintings, he made everything.

By : Josef Albers

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To give and receive love, you have to be in touch with pain, you have to be capable of provoking it and feeling it.

By : Jeanne Moreau

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It is a fair summary of history to say that the safeguards of liberty have been forged in controversies involving not very nice people.

By : Felix Frankfurter

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I also hang the pictures low rather than high, and particularly in the case of the largest ones, often as close to the floor as is feasible, for that is the way they are painted.

By : Mark Rothko

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A painter paints his pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. We provide the music, and you provide the silence.

By : Leopold Stokowski

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Only when he no longer knows what he is doing does the painter do good things.

By : Edgar Degas

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