When having my portrait painted I don't want justice, I want mercy.

By : Billy Hughes 0 Likes          


A mighty pain to love it is, and 'tis a pain that pain to miss

By : Abraham Crowley

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American poetry, like American painting, is always personal with an emphasis on the individuality of the poet.

By : Diane Wakoski

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I'm just a landscape painter. I look out the window and I see what's going on, and I paint it. While I'm painting it, I also write thoughts about what I see going on out there.

By : William Wiley

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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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This kind of painting with its large frames is a bourgeois drawing-room art. It is an art dealer's art-and that came in after the civil wars following the French Revolution.

By : Edvard Munch

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Even if you have $20,000 to buy an item, you still try to get a good price at antique stores. I collect furniture, rugs, paintings, frames. It's my hobby to go around to shops and markets.

By : Ursula Andress

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Photography suits the temper of this age - of active bodies and minds. It is a perfect medium for one whose mind is teeming with ideas, imagery, for a prolific worker who would be slowed down by painting or sculpting, for one who sees quickly and acts decisively, accurately.

By : Edward Weston

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I love painting and music, of course. I don't know nearly as much about them as I know about poetry. I've certainly been influenced by fiction. I was overwhelmed by War and Peace when I read it, and I didn't read it until I was in my late 20s.

By : Kenneth Koch

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I hope to be a producer, a musician, a painter, a photographer - I'm going to push myself to do as many things as I can and see where it goes.

By : Lucas Grabeel

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I know it's a film and all of that, and it's a Hollywood film, but it kind of feels like this sometimes, when you're in pain and it hurts, and you're desperate. Or you are about to cross some moral line and it's so seductive and you just do... and all that.

By : Patrick Marber

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I never knew any painter worthy of the name who paid the smallest attention to what a critic says, even in conversation.

By : Robert Baldwin Ross

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People were very affected by the war. But it didn't mean you stopped painting unless you were called into the Army

By : Lee Krasner

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