Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.

By : Khalil Gibran 0 Likes          


Painting is an essentially concrete art and can only consist of the representation of real and existing things.

By : Gustave Courbet

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I've never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don't understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now.

By : Sophia Loren

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I'd never painted anything before. I was quite content to take other people's work since I didn't care anyway about the subject matter. I approached subject matter as a scoundrel. I had nothing to say about it whatsoever. I only wanted to make these exciting paintings.

By : Tom Wesselmann

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The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.

By : John Kenneth Galbraith

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I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money.

By : Andy Warhol

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If I hadn't started painting, I would have raised chickens.

By : Grandma Moses

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Wherever you look there are inspirations, books, literature, paintings, landscapes, everything. Just living is an inspiration.

By : Gavin Rossdale

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I think that passion and love and pain are all bearable, and they go to make love beautiful.

By : Robert Plant

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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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No, I didn't become disenchanted. I just couldn't paint like them.

By : Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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Pain is the doorway to wisdom and to truth.

By : Keith Miller

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And it is because a series of elements in Spanish life which operate today the same way as they did in the times of Blanco White made obvious my relationship with him, based on a similarity in Spain's condition.

By : Juan Goytisolo

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