All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
By : Buddha
That's the great paradox of living on this earth, that in the midst of great pain you can have great joy as well. If we didn't have those things we'd just be numb.
By : Kathy Mattea
I paint from the top down. From the sky, then the mountains, then the hills, then the houses, then the cattle, and then the people.
By : Grandma Moses
The next day I was put on paid leave from my new job at Louisiana State University. This is very painful to me, though once again I understand the circumstances in which my employers find themselves in light of these actions taken against me.
By : Steven Hatfill
When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.
By : Henri Nouwen
There is nothing that special to see when looking at me. I'm a painter who paints day in day out, from morning till evening - figure pictures and landscapes, more rarely portraits.
By : Gustav Klimt
It was my family that wanted me to be a teacher. That was safe, you see. To be a painter was terrible.
By : Josef Albers
Everything I was feeling, all the hurt and the pain and the emotion I was going through, I put into my music.
By : Keith Sweat