Pain Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Pain

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No one is an artist unless he carries his picture in his head before painting it, and is sure of his method and composition.
~By Claude Monet ~


Painting self-portraits without clothes on has also given me some publicity.
~By Cleo Moore ~


I think most artists create out of despair. The very nature of creation is not a performing glory on the outside, it's a painful, difficult search within.
~By Louise Berliawsky Nevelson ~


Pleasure and pain, though directly opposite are contrived to be constant companions.
~By Pierre Charron ~


I don't like painting flowers in my music. I like painting guts and pain.
~By Jonathan Davis ~


There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.
~By Charles Dickens ~


To put down an ideogram of a table so that people will recognize it as a table is not the work of a painter, but to sense it for a moment as a magic carpet with a leg hanging down at each corner is the beginning of a painter's imagination.
~By Frank Auerbach ~


People don't have time to wait for somebody to paint their portraits anymore. The money is in photography.
~By Robert Mapplethorpe ~


When I'm painting, I'm not aware of what I'm doing. It's only after a get acquainted period that I see what I've been about. I've no fears about making changes for the painting has a life of its own.
~By Jackson Pollock ~


I paint abstract expressions.
~By Billy Zane ~


Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us - and those around us - more effectively. Look for the learning.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


And in this respect, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been a tragedy, a clash between one very powerful, very convincing, very painful claim over this land and another no less powerful, no less convincing claim.
~By Amos Oz ~


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 ~


One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


The pain passes, but the beauty remains.
~By Pierre Auguste Renoir ~


My mother gave me singing lessons; that was totally painful, because I couldn't do what she wanted to hear. She used to say: there's more there, there's more voice but I just didn't want to give it to her.
~By Linda Lavin ~


For example, in painting the form arises from abstract elements of line and color, while in cinema the material concreteness of the image within the frame presents - as an element - the greatest difficulty in manipulation.
~By Sergei Eisenstein ~


A portrait is a painting with something wrong with the mouth.
~By John Singer Sargent ~


Most painting in the European tradition was painting the mask. Modern art rejected all that. Our subject matter was the person behind the mask.
~By Robert Motherwell ~


It's to paint directly on the canvas without any funny business, as it were, and I use almost pure turpentine to start with, adding oil as I go along until the medium becomes pure oil. I use as little oil as I can possibly help, and that's my method.
~By Edward Hopper ~


A man, to be greatly good, must imagine intensely and comprehensively; he must put himself in the place of another and of many others; the pains and pleasures of his species must become his own.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


Anyone who sees and paints a sky green and fields blue ought to be sterilized.
~By Adolf Hitler ~


The wish to hurt, the momentary intoxication with pain, is the loophole through which the pervert climbs into the minds of ordinary men.
~By Jacob Bronowski ~


However painful the process of leaving home, for parents and for children, the really frightening thing for both would be the prospect of the child never leaving home.
~By Robert Neelly Bellah ~


Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye.
~By Bill Hicks ~


Work at the same time on sky, water, branches, ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis... Don't be afraid of putting on colour... Paint generously and unhesitatingly, for it is best not to lose the first impression.
~By Camille Pissarro ~


The wages of pedantry is pain.
~By Carroll O'Connor ~


After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.
~By Emily Dickinson ~


I fell in love with Neil's pain. We were in this cocoon of intensity. Neil and I were uniquely in the same position at the same time, having overwhelming success facing us.
~By Carrie Snodgress ~


I have been surrounded by artists and paintings throughout my life. My father Ted Dyer is an artist, and from a very early age I have spent time painting and drawing.
~By John Dyer ~


My grandfather gave me my first guitar, an old acoustic with palm trees and dancing girls painted on it.
~By Dan Fogelberg ~


A man of pleasure is a man of pains.
~By Edward Young ~


Endure and persist; this pain will turn to good by and by.
~By Ovid ~


Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


I see architecture not as Gropius did, as a moral venture, as truth, but as invention, in the same way that poetry or music or painting is invention.
~By Michael Graves ~


Well, I have a very simple method of painting.
~By Edward Hopper ~


Pain is the root of knowledge.
~By Simone Veil ~


Every good painter paints what he is.
~By Jackson Pollock ~


A Catholic is raised with the idea that he will die any minute now and if he doesn't live his life in a certain way, this death is an introduction to an eternity of pain.
~By Don DeLillo ~


Just because I'm talking about something that might have been a sad or painful situation doesn't mean that I'm sad or tortured 24 hours a day any more than anybody else is.
~By Lucinda Williams ~


You're making a movie, not a documentary. If you made a film like the historians would like you to make, you're not going to go and see it. I'd rather see paint dry.
~By Dougray Scott ~


Many Japanese painters and calligraphers would change their names intentionally to keep their relationship to the art always fresh. This way, others' expectations can be avoided.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


Painting's not important. The important thing is keeping busy.
~By Grandma Moses ~


My paintings are not about what is seen. They are about what is known forever in the mind.
~By Agnes Martin ~


I wanted to make these people real, not like they were in a painting. Like these are people who don't know they're in a period movie. Those concerns are incredibly immediate.
~By Neil LaBute ~


He knows much of what men paint themselves would blister in the light of what they are.
~By Edwin A. Robinson ~


A doctor is fascinated by death, and pain. And how much pain a man can endure.
~By David Boehm ~


We know the pain the president has caused our society and his family and his friends, but we know, too, how much the president has done for this country.
~By Charles Ruff ~


The painter should paint not only what he has in front of him, but also what he sees inside himself.
~By Caspar David Friedrich ~


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 ~


Painting is a language which cannot be replaced by another language. I don't know what to say about what I paint, really.
~By Balthus ~


I try to not get to the point where one is making wallpaper, or simply painting money. I want to make sure that I am at least trying to weigh myself down, that there's a challenge each time.
~By Martin Mull ~


Physical pain however great ends in itself and falls away like dry husks from the mind, whilst moral discords and nervous horrors sear the soul.
~By Alice James ~


Ali had a break that was an inch and a half long, and you keep getting hit as hard and as much as I hit Ali, the pain would take over and you would pass out.
~By Ken Norton ~


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


The football season is like pain. You forget how terrible it is until it seizes you again.
~By Sally Quinn ~


One has to accept pain as a condition of existence. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to the total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying.
~By Morris West ~


What kind of man would I have been if I had not been there to help her? I felt along with her - not the physical pain, of course, but all her mental anguish. You can't be detached.
~By Charles Bronson ~


My movement from painting to film was a very conscious one.
~By Kathryn Bigelow ~


But through world wars and a Great Depression, through painful social upheaval and a Cold War, and now through the attacks of September 11, 2001, our Nation has indeed survived.
~By Nick Rahall ~


Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


Growth is a painful process.
~By Wilma Mankiller ~


It doesn't make much difference how the paint is put on as long as something has been said. Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement.
~By Jackson Pollock ~


I like to paint nudes mostly.
~By Cleo Moore ~


Those who have the strength and the love to sit with a dying patient in the silence that goes beyond words will know that this moment is neither frightening nor painful, but a peaceful cessation of the functioning of the body.
~By Elisabeth Kubler-Ross ~


Now almost every artist outside of New York is connected with some school or some museum school, and even in New York the majority are. That's an interesting fact when you take the idea of making money, making a living selling paintings. Only a dozen or two painters do that.
~By Ad Reinhardt ~


I'll never get used to living without Mo, but the painful things that surround what happened to him aren't so painful any more-not so raw or so new.
~By Robin Gibb ~


You get very tired, and there was a certain amount of pain and you slow up. Your legs are so tired that you are in fact slowing. If you don't keep running, keep your blood circulating, the muscles stop pumping the blood back and you get dizzy.
~By Roger Bannister ~


Instead of art I have taught philosophy. Though technique for me is a big word, I never have taught how to paint. All my doing was to make people to see.
~By Josef Albers ~


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 ~


The pains of childbirth were altogether different from the enveloping effects of other kinds of pain. These were pains one could follow with one's mind.
~By Margaret Mead ~


The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to, and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration.
~By Frida Kahlo ~


I prefer to leave the paintings to speak for themselves.
~By Barnett Newman ~


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


If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.
~By Pablo Picasso ~


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 ~


I paint my own reality. The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to, and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration.
~By Frida Kahlo ~


Pain is no evil, unless it conquers us.
~By Charles Kingsley ~


Art doesn't feed me or fill the void when I am not working. If I haven't worked for six months, I can't paint.
~By Rod Taylor ~


Leadership is, among other things, the ability to inflict pain and get away with it - short-term pain for long-term gain.
~By George Will ~


Maybe it is worth investigating the unknown, if only because the very feeling of not knowing is a painful one.
~By Krzysztof Kieslowski ~


I'm a much nicer person since my wife died. I found out what pain is, so on that level I'm much nicer.
~By Hugh Leonard ~


Maybe I'll paint, do photography, just something else. I can see that.
~By Steven Soderbergh ~


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


The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. That's what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they'll go through the pain no matter what happens.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


I'm a pain in the ass to all of the costume designers with whom I work because I have very strong feelings about the subject.
~By Meryl Streep ~


Know what you're trying to do before you do it. Turning knobs at random isn't enlightening any more than throwing paint at a wall blindfolded will let you paint a nice picture.
~By Steve Albini ~


It depends on where you put the paint, not how much you splash on.
~By Julian Eltinge ~


I wanted to learn how to paint rather than just doing black-and-white work.
~By Bill Sienkiewicz ~


Painting is sometimes like those recipes where you do all manner of elaborate things to a duck, and then end up putting it on one side and only using the skin.
~By Lucian Freud ~


I'm very interested to see how this new painting will go - I know I want it big and stark, and as I said, I follow the muse, and that's when it always works perfectly for me.
~By Jackie DeShannon ~


I felt so painfully isolated that I vowed I would get revenge on the world by becoming a famous cartoonist.
~By Robert Crumb ~


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 ~


A blank wall of social and professional antagonism faces the woman physician that forms a situation of singular and painful loneliness, leaving her without support, respect or professional counsel.
~By Elizabeth Blackwell ~


Painters were also attorneys, happy storytellers of anecdote, psychologists, botanists, zoologists, archaeologists, engineers, but there were no creative painters.
~By Kazimir Malevich ~


Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from over mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it, there is no way of life.
~By Angelina Jolie ~


There are people still in the Republican Party that I believe practice the communication of anger, of disappointment, of regret, of pain, of sorrow, of suffering. That's not what the American people want to hear.
~By Frank Luntz ~


Art, after all, is traditionally displayed against vacancies: paintings on dun walls, sculptures in empty spaces, music in quiet halls.
~By John Hart ~


Just having the pain of being alive without anything else, whether it's good or bad. There's a lot of serious songs on the record, you know. That song is just about feeling like a fish out of water, feeling like you don't belong on the planet sometimes.
~By Jon Crosby ~


When superstition is allowed to perform the task of old age in dulling the human temperament, we can say goodbye to all excellence in poetry, in painting, and in music.
~By Denis Diderot ~

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April 19 ,2024
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