Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.

By : Ansel Adams 0 Likes          


A catcher must want to catch. He must make up his mind that it isn't the terrible job it is painted, and that he isn't going to say every day, 'Why, oh why with so many other positions in baseball did I take up this one.'

By : Bill Dickey

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Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting.

By : Pablo Picasso

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And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

By : Anais Nin

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I can paint and draw. I believe this myself and a few other people say that they believe this too. But I'm not certain of whether it's true.

By : Gustav Klimt

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But my experience is that people who have been through painful, difficult times are filled with compassion.

By : Amy Grant

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I was excited by what my painter friends were doing, and they seemed to be interested in our poetry too, and that was a wonderful little, fizzy sort of world.

By : Kenneth Koch

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And I believe that public broadcasting has an important trust with the American people, it's an intimate medium of television, and that we can do reading and language development for young children without getting into human sexuality.

By : Margaret Spellings

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Also, an area that interests me - and it will probably take years to state what I mean - is the period of the rise of democracy, with Tom Paine, which is around the turn of the 18th century into the 19th.

By : Fiona Shaw

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Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels, what he tells himself about what he has seen.

By : Pablo Picasso

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There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life's sores the better.

By : Oscar Wilde

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All desirable things... are desirable either for the pleasure inherent in themselves, or as a means to the promotion of pleasure and the prevention of pain.

By : John Stuart Mill

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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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