No amounts of stone and bone could yield the kinds of information that the paintings gave so freely.

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Champagne for my real friends and real pain for my sham friends.

By : Tom Waits

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People fear death even more than pain. It's strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend.

By : Jim Morrison

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I paint to evoke a changing language of symbols, a language with which to remark upon the qualities of our mysterious capacities which direct us toward ultimate reality.

By : Morris Graves

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There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace. It may be unimportant or painful. It cannot be vulgar. Vulgarity is only in concealment of truth, or in affectation.

By : John Ruskin

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I decided that what I really wanted to do was go off and paint.

By : Jim Henson

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I still have agents in France, Los Angeles and Amsterdam who call and suggest parts. I'd love to keep on doing both painting and acting until the end of my days.

By : Sylvia Kristel

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I told him that I can play it if he wanted to write it, and I would be willing to try and go there emotionally. I did not know as an actress if I would be able to get there, because when you feel really deep emotions or pain, you don't want to go back there.

By : Hunter Tylo

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The worlds I paint leave a lot to engage the imagination by hinting at what lies beyond the four edges of the painting. I think getting beyond the four edges of an opportunity or challenge is one of the basic skills you need in business.

By : Thomas Kinkade

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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

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

By : John Dyer

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For, when with beauty we can virtue join, We paint the semblance of a form divine.

By : Matthew Prior

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Throw moderation to the winds, and the greatest pleasures bring the greatest pains.

By : Democritus

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