People are predominant in my paintings. Although they are not obvious, you can feel their presence.

By : Ralph Allen 0 Likes          


If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.

By : Vincent Van Gogh

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He is strong and pain is worse to the strong, incapacity is worse.

By : Robinson Jeffers

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It seems to me morally a decent society will try to take some of the increased benefit and use that to alleviate the pain of the few who are bearing the cost that made it possible.

By : Tim Bishop

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Catholicism is not a soothing religion. It's a painful religion. We're all gluttons for punishment.

By : Madonna Ciccone

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No, I do a bunch of things to entertain myself. I paint, I make music, I take photographs.

By : Charlie Hunnam

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A ship is always referred to as "she" because it costs so much to keep one in paint and powder.

By : Chester W. Nimitz

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Remorse is the pain of sin.

By : Theodore Parker

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I apply paint directly from the tube and with my fingers.

By : John Dyer

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My only objective is to paint a Christ so moving that those who see him will be converted.

By : Georges Rouault

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When you understand what you see, you will no longer be children. You will know that life is pain, that each of us hangs always upon the cross of himself. And when you know that this is true of every man, woman and child on earth, you will be wiser.

By : Whittaker Chambers

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A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.

By : Michelangelo

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I believe that the great painters with their intellect as master have attempted to force this unwilling medium of paint and canvas into a record of their emotions.

By : Edward Hopper

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