Pain Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Pain

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Usually I am on a work for a long stretch, until a moment arrives when the air of the arbitrary vanishes, and the paint falls into positions that feel destined.
~By Philip Guston ~


Women are not in love with me but with the picture of me on the screen. I am merely the canvas on which women paint their dreams.
~By Rudolph Valentino ~


As I said before, a big part of my strategy says - and the management team I think is in agreement with this - we don't have to be out there with a lot of noise all the time. What we need to do is paint a vision for customers, promise them deliverables, and go hit at it.
~By Sanjay Kumar ~


A mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of patterns. If his patterns are more permanent than theirs, it is because they are made with ideas.
~By Godfrey Harold Hardy ~


There is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels for someone, for someone, pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echos.
~By Milan Kundera ~


Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend.
~By John Singer Sargent ~


Directors say that you should get actors before they are recognized. They will be a pain or have an opinion.
~By Dianne Wiest ~


I hope that my painting has the impact of giving someone, as it did me, the feeling of his own totality, of his own separateness, of his own individuality.
~By Barnett Newman ~


After tea it's back to painting - a large poplar at dusk with a gathering storm. From time to time instead of this evening painting session I go bowling in one of the neighbouring villages, but not very often.
~By Gustav Klimt ~


The coward wretch whose hand and heart Can bear to torture aught below, Is ever first to quail and start From the slightest pain or equal foe.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.
~By Coco Chanel ~


If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.
~By Edward Hopper ~


From such a gentle thing, from such a fountain of all delight, my every pain is born.
~By Michelangelo ~


Red is one of the strongest colors, it's blood, it has a power with the eye. That's why traffic lights are red I guess, and stop signs as well... In fact I use red in all of my paintings.
~By Keith Haring ~


I don't think you can lightly paint a picture. It's an activity I take very seriously.
~By Howard Hodgkin ~


Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman; they take the look of pain for a sign of constancy or of love.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


They ought to put out the eyes of painters as they do goldfinches in order that they can sing better.
~By Pablo Picasso ~


But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
~By George Eliot ~


Some days I would be there at ten in the morning and wouldn't leave till ten at night, and the others would waltz in for a couple of hours and then leave, because I was doing that painting thing. And they were happy to see that being done.
~By Lindsey Buckingham ~


My father's death, my move, and my frightening and difficult delivery created a tremendous amount of stress, pain, and sadness for me. I was practically devastated beyond recovery.
~By Brooke Shields ~


The first thing we become convinced of is that man is organized so as to be far more sensible of pain than of pleasure.
~By Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin ~


My aim in painting has always been the most exact transcription possible of my most intimate impression of nature.
~By Edward Hopper ~


They can rule the world while they can persuade us our pain belongs in some order is death by famine worse than death by suicide, than a life of famine and suicide...?
~By Adrienne Rich ~


The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


A painting is a symbol for the universe. Inside it, each piece relates to the other. Each piece is only answerable to the rest of that little world. So, probably in the total universe, there is that kind of total harmony, but we get only little tastes of it.
~By Corita Kent ~


Since the goal of my programs is to show audiences how humor can both help them heal as well as deal with not-so-funny stuff, I decided to discuss the events of the previous week, the pain all of us were feeling, and how humor and some laughter might be beneficial.
~By Allen Klein ~


The unflattering reviews are painful for short periods of time; the badly written ones are deeply, deeply insulting. That reviewer took no time to really read the book.
~By Toni Morrison ~


He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
~By Aeschylus ~


I have no fear of making changes, destroying the image, etc., because the painting has a life of its own.
~By Jackson Pollock ~


The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
~By Lord Byron ~


But I hang on to books. I love them. I even think they're very nice decor in a room - far better than paintings... That's not quite true!
~By Norman MacCaig ~


Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial.
~By Ross Perot ~


A beautiful woman can be painted as a totem only; not as a woman, but as a Madonna, a queen, a sphinx.
~By Saul Steinberg ~


It is easy to have a lot of paintings or projects hanging around that are 'almost done.'
~By Thomas Kinkade ~


All gardening is landscape painting.
~By William Kent ~


I believe that the reason why I love painting so much is that it forces one to be objective. There is nothing I hate more than sentimentality.
~By Max Beckmann ~


I never know what it's going to look like. Wouldn't be much point in painting if I already knew the outcome. I have a subject in front of me and I start flooding colour and making marks, I don't know, it's improvisation isn't it?
~By Peter Wright ~


A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping it; and one's religion is never complete and final, it seems, but must always be undergoing modification.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Do not be afraid that joy will make the pain worse; it is needed like the air we breathe.
~By Goran Persson ~


You cannot possibly invent painting all by yourself.
~By Pierre Bonnard ~


Pain and fear and hunger are effects of causes which can be foreseen and known: but sorrow is a debt which someone else makes for us.
~By Freya Stark ~


When I paint a person, his enemies always find the portrait a good likeness.
~By Edvard Munch ~


Not only are Christians writing about Jesus, but also Communists, Jews, atheists and agnostics are taking up their pens to paint a portrait of Jesus.
~By John Clayton ~


Painting pictures didn't make me a lot of money. I have to eat.
~By Ralph Bakshi ~


In Holland and Spain and France, where so many of us come from, people aren't interested in the sex lives of their players. We don't hear these stories - even in Italy where the media is right on top of football.
~By Dennis Bergkamp ~


I didn't know what to expect from a famous movie star; maybe that he'd be sort of stuck-up, you know. But not Gary Cooper. He horsed around so much... that I had a hard time painting him.
~By Norman Rockwell ~


Somehow, the painting soothed him. It verified his fears. But it also informed him that fear was wonderful.
~By Timothy Findley ~


And also the new excitement and variety of ways that the abstract expressionists were applying paint. You could put it on as though it were colored air and it would be painting.
~By Robert Rauschenberg ~


But I'm the only one who can paint the moon, because I'm the only one who knows whether that's right or not.
~By Alan Bean ~


I never was very capable of expressing my feelings or emotions in words. I don't know whether this is the cause why I did it in music and also why I did it in painting. Or vice versa: That I had this way as an outlet. I could renounce expressing something in words.
~By Arnold Schoenberg ~


I build a kind of wall between myself and t he model so that I can paint in peace behind it. Otherwise, she might say something that confuses and distracts me.
~By Edvard Munch ~


Mysteriously and in ways that are totally remote from natural experience, the gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes on the quality of physical pain.
~By William Styron ~


Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it.
~By Danny Kaye ~


Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.
~By George Washington ~


I kind of do the drawing with the painting in mind, but it's very hard to guess at a size or a color and all the colors around it and what it will really look like.
~By Roy Lichtenstein ~


The moment an ill can be patiently handled, it is disarmed of its poison, though not of its pain.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


My sister-in-law is a painter, and I'll say, how long did it take you to paint that painting. She'll say, It took me maybe three days, but it took me all my life to get the skills to paint that painting.
~By Anthony Doerr ~


We also have the option of scanning in an image from outside the computer... a photo, or a sketch done with traditional tools; and we can then paint, manipulate, process, change, and further develop the image within the computer, watching our progress on the monitor.
~By Buffy Sainte-Marie ~


I wanted to be an artist. I was studying art. I wanted to be a great painter. When I went into the Navy, there wasn't much to draw at sea. So I began writing, and I began reading a lot.
~By Evan Hunter ~


'Tis not where we lie, but whence we fell; the loss of heaven's the greatest pain in hell.
~By Pedro Calderon de la Barca ~


I'm a secretive bastard. I would never let anybody watch me painting... it would be like somebody watching you have sex - painting is that personal to me.
~By Andrew Wyeth ~


Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood.
~By Erica Jong ~


All art is exorcism. I paint dreams and visions too; the dreams and visions of my time. Painting is the effort to produce order; order in yourself. There is much chaos in me, much chaos in our time.
~By Otto Dix ~


Where belief is painful we are slow to believe.
~By Ovid ~


He is strong and pain is worse to the strong, incapacity is worse.
~By Robinson Jeffers ~


Ronald Reagan, of course, was a Republican governor of California who went through a painful defeat in the 1976 presidential race before winning four years later.
~By Michael Medved ~


A thousand painters ought to be killed yearly. Say what you like: I'm every inch a painter.
~By Paul Cezanne ~


There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience.
~By Archibald McLeish ~


Given my last position, that I was the first U.S attorney post 9/11 in New Jersey, I understand acutely the pain and sorrow and upset of the family members who lost loved ones that day at the hands of radical Muslim extremists. And their sensitivities and concerns have to be taken into account.
~By Chris Christie ~


While I was at college studying design I decided to paint. I was also greatly inspired by the colours that I had seen on my travels in the Brazilian Rain forest.
~By John Dyer ~


Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
~By Pablo Picasso ~


People were very affected by the war. But it didn't mean you stopped painting unless you were called into the Army; then you just couldn't paint. But otherwise one continued.
~By Lee Krasner ~


I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.
~By Frida Kahlo ~


I felt the need to get back to painting and I thought the best way was to start drawing, so I enrolled in a life drawing class. I soon discovered that people made very interesting subjects and I am still surprised that I had never discovered it before.
~By Peter Wright ~


I influenced the BG style by not being able to draw perspective. The BG artists developed cool graphic painting styles to make my bad backgrounds look like they were that way on purpose.
~By John Kricfalusi ~


I'm quite sure that all true professional artists, of every description, in all walks of life, whether their craft is painting, music, sculpture, medicine or anything, have one primary concern - mankind.
~By Chico Hamilton ~


It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else.
~By Henri Matisse ~


When the painting is hanging on your wall for a long time, you don't notice it. You get tired of it, even if it's a Picasso. When the next generation inherits the painting, they sell it. I don't want to be sold.
~By Julio Iglesias ~


Being a mother gives you an incredible feeling of empowerment, you think if I can go through such pain and that level of sleep and still operate and not be grumpy you can do anything. It can be quite scary, you can't function your brain, forget your vocabulary.
~By Anna Friel ~


When you give an artist a canvas, you shouldn't tell him exactly how much paint to put on it, or exactly how sharp the images should be. You should let the artist get going.
~By Reed Hundt ~


Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


I feel the need of attaining the maximum of intensity with the minimum of means. It is this which has led me to give my painting a character of even greater bareness.
~By Joan Miro ~


I don't know of any other creature on earth other than man that will sit in a corner and cry because of some painful experience in the past.
~By Pat Morita ~


Color possesses me. I don't have to pursue it. It will possess me always, I know it. That is the meaning of this happy hour: Color and I are one. I am a painter.
~By Paul Klee ~


Humanity should question itself, once more, about the absurd and always unfair phenomenon of war, on whose stage of death and pain only remain standing the negotiating table that could and should have prevented it.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


The restaurant chefs in Spain are breaking ground, but in terms of the everyday cooking in Spain I still hear people coming back and saying they were disappointed. I think it's because they're expecting the chef stuff.
~By Sally Schneider ~


Pain is temporary, film is forever.
~By Michael J. Fox ~


One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
~By Bob Marley ~


It is no use painting the foot of the tree white, the strength of the bark cries out from beneath the paint.
~By Aime Cesaire ~


The dog, the rabbit and the hoop all feature in the painting, and take the place of the orrery.
~By Kit Williams ~


When one paints an ideal, one does not need to limit one's imagination.
~By Ellen Key ~


I mean, certainly writing, painting, photography, dance, architecture, there is an aspect of almost every art form that is useful and that merges into film in some way.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


Little do such men know the toil, the pains, the daily, nightly racking of the brains, to range the thoughts, the matter to digest, to cull fit phrases, and reject the rest.
~By Charles Churchill ~


And soon, too soon, we part with pain, To sail o'er silent seas again.
~By Thomas Moore ~


I feel that the thing that probably aided me the most in that scene with the dog was the utilization and using an actual recreation, affective memory, if you want to call it, of pain.
~By Ray Walston ~


I, more or less, love camping out, so I dug it, but I didn't enjoy other people's pain.
~By Casper Van Dien ~


Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself.
~By Truman Capote ~


And all of this, all these physical aspects of painting at that time excited me very much. You could do a picture in just black and white. I mean all the things, whether you're soliciting permission or not, do give you permission.
~By Robert Rauschenberg ~


Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


People go to see beautiful paintings to see how much they cost. Wow. The practical value is that it shows you what the human spirit can do.
~By John Guare ~

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May 26 ,2022
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