Without a good cultural policy, without adequate help, we will always have individualists, shooting stars who are rapidly forgotten or who stop painting for a more profitable occupation.

By : Ralph Allen 0 Likes          


I have prayed to God that he give me the strength to survive each day and to face those times in my life that will be extremely painful. I have put my total faith in God, and he will take care of me.

By : Susan Smith

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I think there are a lot of pictures to make. I sometimes question whether I'm even an artist or just a painter. To me, the making of the pictures is the most important thing.

By : Martin Mull

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I have lived most my life with chronic inflammation and constant pain with immediate diarrhea.

By : Mike McCready

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My overall message for labor members is... that we understand that the benefits of trade are clear, but the disruption and the dislocation are painfully concentrated and we can't ignore them.

By : Alexis Herman

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I decided that what I really wanted to do was go off and paint.

By : Jim Henson

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On occasion I have drawn as a release from painting. The economy in using paper, pencil, charcoal and crayon can help towards a greater gamble and higher rewards. I also find that drawing can generate ideas more rapidly than painting.

By : William Scott

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After I got over the terrible pain of having something of mine taken from me, I began to think how bad everybody else must be feeling. It wasn't a nice time.

By : Lena Horne

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Remember that a painting - before it is a battle horse, a nude model, or some anecdote - is essentially a flat surface covered with colours assembled in a certain order.

By : Maurice Denis

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Pain and sorrow and misery have a right to our assistance: compassion puts us in mind of the debt, and that we owe it to ourselves as well as to the distressed.

By : Joseph Butler

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Painting and music were the only things I worked at industriously and faithfully.

By : Pierre Loti

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Creole is New Orleans city food. Communities were created by the people who wanted to stay and not go back to Spain or France.

By : Paul Prudhomme

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This truth must be recognized as a dogma and assume the validity of an axiom in the general understanding of painting.

By : Fernand Leger

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