Pain Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Pain

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Writing a novel is like making love, but it's also like having a tooth pulled. Pleasure and pain. Sometimes it's like making love while having a tooth pulled.
~By Dean Koontz ~


We are not born all at once, but by bits. The body first, and the spirit later; and the birth and growth of the spirit, in those who are attentive to their own inner life, are slow and exceedingly painful.
~By Mary Antin ~


Last tour my bass rig was breaking down every other night. That was a pain. We would get on stage and Trey would count off the song, and I'd play the first note and nothing would be there. Those guys would just roll their eyes.
~By Mike Gordon ~


Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


There are two things in the painter, the eye and the mind; each of them should aid the other.
~By Paul Cezanne ~


Don't be an art critic. Paint. There lies salvation.
~By Paul Cezanne ~


The pains of disconcerted or frustrated habits, and the inherent pleasure there is in following them, are motives which nature has put into our wills without generally caring to inform us why; and she sometimes decrees, indeed, that her reasons shall not be ours.
~By Chauncey Wright ~


It's also very painful, because I feel, and I know, probably all women my age and older feel like we're better and have more to give and are more fun now.
~By Barbara Hershey ~


One of the things that has always motivated me to write is the desire to get it out and look at it in an objective way, so that it doesn't cause me any serious pain by staying inside.
~By Carly Simon ~


I think people would actually be surprised by what we put out. Unfortunately the shadow that the original founders cast was that they were just artists that can't write books so people swept the whole of Image with that paintbrush.
~By Todd McFarlane ~


They who go Feel not the pain of parting; it is they Who stay behind that suffer.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


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 ~


The way money goes so fast these days, they should paint racing stripes on it.
~By Mark Russell ~


To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture.
~By Pablo Picasso ~


In this movie they took them up in space. They're floating around and doing zero gravity stuff. Well, they had to do it all on wires. All the wires had to be painted black against this black background. If you didn't light it properly you could see the wires. Drove them crazy!
~By John Badham ~


Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?
~By Aeschylus ~


When you run into someone who is disagreeable to others, you may be sure he is uncomfortable with himself; the amount of pain we inflict upon others is directly proportional to the amount we feel within us.
~By Sydney J. Harris ~


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 ~


Ah, lives of men! When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture; when misfortune comes - A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.
~By Aeschylus ~


I can't say it's not painful being estranged from most of my family. I wish it could be otherwise.
~By LaToya Jackson ~


Franz Kline, who became known for his black and white paintings, did a whole series of gorgeous landscapes and wonderful portraits that may still hang in Greenwich Village.
~By David Amram ~


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 ~


I decided to become a painter when my first four paintings where all published and attracted a great deal of interest. I exhibited one of them and it was sold.
~By John Dyer ~


But when I worked on a painting I would do it from a drawing but I would put certain things I was fairly sure I wanted in the painting, and then collage on the painting with printed dots or painted paper or something before I really committed it.
~By Roy Lichtenstein ~


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


It's like a dream to come to Spain and stay for a couple of years and get somebody to teach me Spanish music.
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
~By Michelangelo ~


The great artist is the man who most obviously succeeds in turning his pains to advantage, in letting suffering deepens his understanding and sensibility, in growing through his pains.
~By Walter Kaufmann ~


Poverty is relative, and the lack of food and of the necessities of life is not necessarily a hardship. Spiritual and social ostracism, the invasion of your privacy, are what constitute the pain of poverty.
~By Alice Foote MacDougall ~


I have wanted to be a fine artist painter, and I reached the point in art schools were I'd like to understand more about images and how images communicate information to people. And I was not getting very far in that from my professors.
~By John Hench ~


I hardly ever stretch the canvas before painting.
~By Jackson Pollock ~


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 ~


Developing the muscles of the soul demands no competitive spirit, no killer instinct, although it may erect pain barriers that the spiritual athlete must crash through.
~By Germaine Greer ~


I never thought we'd catch him, and when I saw he was ready to drop I felt sorry for him. I wanted to show it's not true I'm trying to win it all. My goal is the Tour of Spain.
~By Laurent Jalabert ~


Before that I wanted to be a magazine illustrator - I probably would have painted Gothic scenes.
~By Ira Levin ~


I like to have Chinese furniture in my home as a constant and painful reminder of how much has been destroyed in China. The contrast between the beauty of the past and the ugliness of the modern is nowhere sharper than in China.
~By Jung Chang ~


If some student came up and wanted to know where to study painting, you'd want to suggest someplace, but there's no place. I wouldn't know where to send a student to study.
~By Ad Reinhardt ~


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


The Social-Democratic Federation took part in all the political and economic struggles of the English working class; it took pains to bring Socialist views home to them, not only through agitation and propaganda, but also by actions.
~By Karl Radek ~


The painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through.
~By Jackson Pollock ~


Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.
~By Isaac Bashevis Singer ~


For these cultures, getting rid of the pain without addressing the deeper cause would be like shutting off a fire alarm while the fire's still going.
~By David Foster Wallace ~


The failure of Christianity in the areas west from Sicily was even greater, and was increased by the spread of Arab outlooks and influence to that area, and especially to Spain.
~By Carroll Quigley ~


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


Sunlight is painting.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


Grief is a normal and natural response to loss. It is originally an unlearned feeling process. Keeping grief inside increases your pain.
~By Anne Grant ~


All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
~By Buddha ~


Stock market corrections, although painful at the time, are actually a very healthy part of the whole mechanism, because there are always speculative excesses that develop, particularly during the long bull market.
~By Ron Chernow ~


Very quickly a painting is turned into a facsimile of itself when one becomes so familiar with with it that one recognizes it without looking at it.
~By Robert Rauschenberg ~


There is a great deal of pain in life and perhaps the only pain that can be avoided is the pain that comes from trying to avoid pain.
~By R. D. Laing ~


Janis Joplin is definitely one of my biggest influences. She taught me how to feel music, and I don't think there's anyone like her that could bring such pain and emotion to a song.
~By LeAnn Rimes ~


I shall give you hunger, and pain, and sleepless nights. Also beauty, and satisfactions known to few, and glimpses of the heavenly life. None of these you shall have continually, and of their coming and going you shall not be foretold.
~By Howard Lindsay ~


I'm sure we don't read old paintings the way they were intended.
~By Robert Rauschenberg ~


Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case.
~By John Rawls ~


My father's parents were carpenters. They were also builders partly. They were painters. And several of them were very, active in the theatre and all such nonsense, you know.
~By Josef Albers ~


I hate people who splash their own pain on covers, like the whole world should hear about them. Why are we all supposed to be interested in one individual's suffering?
~By Andrea Corr ~


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


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


Painting from nature is not copying the object; it is realizing one's sensations.
~By Paul Cezanne ~


There was a whole language that I could never make function for myself in relationship to painting and that was attitudes like tortured, struggle, pain.
~By Robert Rauschenberg ~


I meditate a lot, but I am constantly in pain. I'm trying to live with this. You just have to accept it.
~By Roy Horn ~


The mainstream media has chosen their candidates and their issues, and they're not the same as the GOP's. They are going to be painted as the bad guys.
~By Barbara Olson ~


I've always been scared to death of pain - afraid, even, to think of it.
~By Loretta Young ~


To be alive, to be able to see, to walk, to have houses, music, paintings - it's all a miracle. I have adopted the technique of living life miracle to miracle.
~By Arthur Rubinstein ~


Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord will be with thee. Prayer and pains, through faith in Christ Jesus, will do anything.
~By George Eliot ~


For a sensation to be felt as pain is for it to be pain.
~By Saul Kripke ~


I can't explain why one wants to pass a particular sort of pain onto other people, but you do.
~By Alexis Korner ~


But I've never considered myself any kind of heartthrob. It sounds painful.
~By Gavin DeGraw ~


If Britney would paint her ass green, I'm sure you could spot green asses all over LA as soon as the word was out.
~By Billie Joe Armstrong ~


Pop Art looks out into the world. It doesn't look like a painting of something, it looks like the thing itself.
~By Roy Lichtenstein ~


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


Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.
~By Lance Armstrong ~


Although a lot of pain for a little screen time; Shaving legs, waxing eyebrows, high heels, trying to put on a bra, losing weight because women's clothes are SO revealing - Ladies you have my respect.
~By Lou Diamond Phillips ~


There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


We are the last remaining country to allow ourselves two breaks in the season. You just have to look at England, Italy and Spain, they play right through the season. We on the other hand take six weeks off in the winter until the end of January, and that is a luxury.
~By Franz Beckenbauer ~


There is no detachment where there is no pain. And there is no pain endured without hatred or lying unless detachment is present too.
~By Simone Weil ~


I think good art happens on that edge between comfortable and in a lot of pain, you know what I mean?
~By Liz Phair ~


I trust Winsor and Newton and I paint directly upon it.
~By Edward Hopper ~


Sometimes life's so much cooler when you just don't know any better and all the painful lessons have not hammered your head open yet.
~By Anthony Kiedis ~


Doing the show was like painting the George Washington Bridge. As soon as you finished one end, you started right in on the other.
~By Jack Paar ~


No, I didn't become disenchanted. I just couldn't paint like them.
~By Lawrence Ferlinghetti ~


The final test of a painting, theirs, mine, any other, is: does the painter's emotions come across?
~By Franz Kline ~


Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbour.
~By Giotto di Bondone ~


Fans are really important for me. And if they take pains to write me, it's the minimum that I answer myself.
~By Daniel Radcliffe ~


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


If I didn't start painting, I would have raised chickens.
~By William Lyon Phelps ~


And yet I think of Christopher Reeve who said he would pay two million dollars to be able to feel pain again. What a courageous man! So I have to think that pain is a blessing.
~By Ricardo Montalban ~


As far as I am concerned the paint is the person. I want it to work for me just as flesh does.
~By Lucian Freud ~


Painting is an illusion, a piece of magic, so what you see is not what you see.
~By Philip Guston ~


Dwight is a sad clown. You've seen those paintings of sad clown.
~By Rainn Wilson ~


Pollock also... wanted one to be wrapped in the painting.
~By Robert Rauschenberg ~


I am planning a one-man art show of original Batman oil paintings that I will show in New York City.
~By Bob Kane ~


We religious controllers control in the name of Jesus and it is really painful to people.
~By Keith Miller ~


I constantly try to reinvent my sensibilities and my ideas. I enjoy some of the satisfaction that I get when I feel good about what I've done. But the process is quite lonely and quite painful.
~By Vincent Gallo ~


Dali was the great painter then and surrealism was a way of life.
~By Vincente Minnelli ~


I don't care if people think I am an overactor, as long as they enjoy what I do. People who think that would call Van Gogh an overpainter.
~By Jim Carrey ~


An artist, under pain of oblivion, must have confidence in himself, and listen only to his real master: Nature.
~By Auguste Renoir ~


I photograph the things that I do not wish to paint, the things which already have an existence.
~By Man Ray ~


If we divine a discrepancy between a man's words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful; he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~

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