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Brush With Death Quotes


"A brush with death always helps us to live our lives better." - Paulo Coelho

"Rhetoric paints with a broad brush." - George Carlin

"I will preach with my brush." - Henry Ossawa Tanner

"I can't beleive I'm here to tell the tale, this was my first brush with death, and God must have been looking after us and obviously, it wasn't our time." - Samantha Fox

"It's with my brush that I make love." - Pierre-Auguste Renoir

"Our fans have been branded with the same brush" - Ron Atkinson

"I'm not attacking liberals with a broad brush." - Howard Dean

"I never draw except with brush and paint..." - Claude Monet

"I love Facebook. I could brush my teeth with Facebook." - Isaiah Washington

"Real painters understand with a brush in their hand." - Berthe Morisot

"Its far easier to brush off death if the death in question seems impossible or improbable as a personal threat." - Jennifer Armintrout

"It's far easier to brush off death if the death in question seems impossible or improbable as a personal threat." - Jennifer Armintrout

"Just as the painter thinks with his brush and paints the novelist thinks with his story." - W Somerset Maugham

"After I brush on my moisturizer, I'll dip the same brush into foundation and mix it with the lotion to make tinted moisturizer." - Bobbi Brown

"A simple line painted with the brush can lead to freedom and happiness." - Joan Miro

"You can't beat everyone up all the time with the same brush" - Steve Claridge

"Brush teeth. Wash hair. Rule undead world with an iron fist." - Jeaniene Frost

"The hawthorn-brush, with seats beneath the shade For talking age and whispering lovers made!" - Oliver Goldsmith

"The more you paint the more fluent you are with your brush." - Igor Babailov

"I brush my teeth with a Sonicare toothbrush before every show." - David Copperfield

"With the brush we merely tint, while the imagination alone produces colour." - Theodore Gericault

"Having been through the muck and mire, I've had my own brush with bad choices." - Michael K Williams

"With death comes honesty." - Salman Rushdie

"With a brush you have control. The paint goes on the brush and you make the mark. From experience you know exactly what will happen. With the squeegee you lose control." - Gerhard Richter

"Dear, dead women, with such hair, too - what's become of all the gold Used to hang and brush their bosoms?" - Robert Browning

"Sleep is no longer a healing bath, a recuperation of vital forces, but an oblivion, a nightly brush with annihilation." - J M Coetzee

"Painting a line across canvas with a brush is similar to the motion of a wave breaking." - Mary Heilmann

"Brush and ink are only servants of thoughts and emotion. They should follow your emotion and change with the emotion." - Wu Guanzhong

"I think I brush the surface of being involved politically with the issues and the personalities in the news." - Constance Zimmer

"Dear, dead women, with such hair, too-what's become of all the gold Used to hang and brush their bosoms?" - Robert Browning

"I knocked part of my tooth out with a scrubbing brush on stage whilst singing 'Hard Knock Life' in Annie." - Sarah Jessica Parker

"I really believe that if you practice enough you could paint the 'Mona Lisa' with a two-inch brush." - Bob Ross

"If you've ever had a brush with cancer, you're always thinking a pain might be something serious." - Ann Jillian

"Some people create with words or with music or with a brush and paints. I like to make something beautiful when I run" - Steve Prefontaine

"I learned early to keep death in my line of sight, keep it under surveillance, keep it on cleared ground and away from any brush where it might coil unnoticed." - Joan Didion

"It's as if a child with a brush and too much enthusiasm has been set free with a tin of black paint inside me." - Jenny Downham

"JEWS-HARP, n. An unmusical instrument, played by holding it fast with the teeth and trying to brush it away with the finger." - Ambrose Bierce

"If your work doesn't speak to people, it's beyond comprehension and risible, but if people engage with it, you become tarred with the brush of populism." - Antony Gormley

"And so my militant philosophy is this: to make with a brush on canvas is a simple direct delight-to make with the movie is the same." - Norman Mclaren

"They were wrestling with canvases, using violent colors and huge brush strokes. I arrived with gray, silent, sober, oppressed paintings. One critic said they were paintings that thought." - Antoni Tapies

"There is joy in all: in the hair I brush each morning, in the Cannon towel, newly washed, that I rub my body with each morning...." - Anne Sexton

"we reach with our hands and brush away the clouds and pierce the sky to reach the moon and Mars but we still can't reach the truth" - Tite Kubo

"There are lots of things that you can brush under the carpet about yourself until you're faced with somebody whose needs won't be put off." - Angela Carter

"The little bit (two inches wide) of ivory on which I work with so fine a brush as produces little effect after much labour." - Jane Austen

"Not even pencil or charcoal is needed. Drawing can also be done with a brush. But drawing is a must, if not, no painting can resist." - Raul Soldi

"The camera will never compete with the brush and palette until such time as photography can be taken to Heaven or Hell." - Edvard Munch

"Perfect form is the most important thing to have a perfect body, it's impossible to make a painting with a big brush" - Serge Nubret

"The adventurer in me felt obliged to testify with a quicker instrument than a brush to the scars of the world." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"Draw with the brush. Carve the form. Don't be carried away by subtleties of modeling and nice pigmentation at the expense of losing the form." - John French Sloan

"Nothing quite delivers the full experience of being out there like floating around soaking up the warmth of the early morning rays with a brush in hand." - Cory Trepanier

"When I'm tired and therefore indecisive, it can take half an hour to choose the book I am going to have with me while I brush my teeth." - Francis Spufford

"I'd hate to paint with a broad brush, but many Democrats don't feel that we have a crisis in entitlements, and Republicans do." - Dave Camp

"Shave that jaw, brush that hair, tone down the crazy in the eyes, and he would have to fight women off with that crossbow." - Ilona Andrews

"I'm obsessed with the Clarisonic brush. It actually makes you feel like you've had a facial. It helps prevent ingrown hairs after shaving, too." - Brad Goreski

"I'm not hard on myself - I brush those things off - but there are days when I'm pleased with myself, and days when I think I have elf ears." - Chaley Rose

"If ever a painter wrought a miracle of illusion with brush and pigment that painter was Velazquez in his Las Meninas, at the Prado in Madrid." - Joaquin Sorolla

"I think we all ought to be careful about too much generalization on this issue, even as I confess to painting with a pretty broad brush myself!" - John C. Bogle

"Her life her life had taken on the shape of a terrible mistake. She hadn't been given the proper tools to make a real life with, she decided, that was it. She'd been given a can of gravy and a hair-brush and told, "There you go." She'd stood there for years, blinking and befuddled, brushing the can with the brush." - Lorrie Moore

"Death is woven in with the violets," said Louis. "Death and again death.")" - Virginia Woolf

"I can only see death and more death, till we are black and swollen with death." - D H Lawrence

"Water conservation goes hand in hand with education. Teaching people that if you literally run the water while you brush your teeth - we go through 602 million gallons a day of waste in the United States because people are used to hearing the water run while they brush their teeth." - Ian Somerhalder

"The mind paints before the brush." - James Ellis

"Grain is the brush stroke of photography." - Constantine Manos

"Jesus will brush aside your inabilities." - Bill Vaughan

"I should brush my hair more." - Anna Chancellor

"I've learned to brush off many things." - Katrina Bowden

"Coffee goes great with sudden death." - Gillian Flynn

"Our death is our wedding with eternity." - Rumi

"The problem with death is absence" - Roger Rosenblatt

"How about not equating death with stopping?" - Alanis Morissette

"I'm thrilled to death with life." - Johnny Cash

"Dance with me, Death, I am ready." - Terry Goodkind

"With every death, a world is disappearing." - Zygmunt Bauman

"Let us hob-and-nob with Death." - Alfred Tennyson

"And I am bored to death with it. Bored to death with this place, bored to death with my life, bored to death with myself." - Charles Dickens

"Our business is with life, not death." - George Wald

"I'm not really obsessed with death." - Robert Smith

"Death aims with fouler spiteAt fairer marks." - Francis Quarles

"Strange are the pictures of the future that mankind can thus draw with this brush of faith and these many-coloured pigments of the imagination! Strange, too, that no one of them tallies with another!" - H. Rider Haggard

"Every experience deeply felt in life needs to be passed along. Wheather it be through words and music, chiseled in stone, painted with a brush, or sewn with a needle, it is a way of reaching for immortality." - Thomas Jefferson

"If we fall into the trap of painting all Muslims with a broad brush and imply that we are at war with an entire religion, then we are doing the terrorists' work for them." - Barack Obama

"I have seldom known a man cunning with his brush who was not simple with his tongue; or, indeed, any skill in particular that was not allied to general stupidity." - Thomas Hardy

"Art doesn't begin with a brush and a palette, but with the artist's ability to perceive life. You have to learn how to live before you can learn how to paint." - Dean Mitchell

"The tract through which we passed is generally very good land, with plenty of water; and there, as well as here, the country is neither rocky nor overrun with brush-wood." - Junipero Serra

"Start with a clean grill. Keep it clean by brushing with a wire brush after preheating, and again after cooking. Make sure to oil your grates and your food before putting it on the grill to keep it from sticking." - Emeril Lagasse

"Eyes like streams of melting snow, cold with the things she does not know. Heaven above and Hell beneath, liquid flames to hide her grief. Death, death, death with no release. Death, death, death with no release." - Kiersten White

"Ay Dad, brush my hair one time. Hey pops! Come brush my hair." - Adrien Broner

"Daft as a brush? I'm daft, but I'm not daft as a brush!" - Paul Gascoigne

"You know that thing about Death Be Not Proud? Well, Fear Be Not Proud either. And Fear Be Not Elegant. What Fear be is stumbling, bumbling flight, crashing through brush, slip-sliding on pine needles, sloshing through puddles that are always deeper than you expect." - Josh Lanyon

"For I dance And drink and sing, Till some blind hand Shall brush my wing. If thought is life And strength and breath And the want Of thought is death Then am I A happy fly If I live Or if I die" - William Blake

"Make your face not look like your face by piling on like the heaviest makeup you can find and do it with some kind of brush that won't judge you." - Jenna Marbles

"It seems that most of us could benefit from a brush with a near-fatal disaster to help us recognise the important things that we are too defeated or embittered to recognise from day to day." - Alain De Botton

"Everybody has his own great ideas about what my art should be. But I can do whatever I like and there aren't many constraints to the way I work, whether I'm using a brush with ink or paint." - Raymond Pettibon

"I think the tendency to paint composers or styles of music with too broad a brush - for example, identifying composers as writers of "simple" or "complex" music - has become increasingly problematic and is almost never productive." - Michael Hersch

"You try to leave and I will hunt you down." Relief poured through her, but she smacked at his thigh with the back of her brush. "Like a rabid dog? Very romantic." - Nalini Singh

"Can I brush your hair?" she asked as she led the way, her disposition doing a 180 on a dime. Kids. Can't live with 'em. Can't eat 'em for lunch." - Darynda Jones

"Discourse may want an animated No To brush the surface, and to make it flow; But still remember, if you mean to please, To press your point with modesty and ease." - William Cowper

"One wanted, she thought, dipping her brush deliberately, to be on a level with ordinary experience, to feel simply that's a chair, that's a table, and yet at the same time, It's a miracle, it's an ecstasy." - Virginia Woolf

"When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic. Women face childbed and the scrubbing brush, revolutionaries keep their mouths shut in the torture chamber, battleships go down with their guns still firing when their decks are awash." - George Orwell

"The pictures were painted directly through me, without preliminary drawings and with great power. I had no idea what the pictures would depict and still I worked quickly and surely without changing a single brush-stroke." - Hilma af Klint

"You want to paint? First of all you must cut off your tongue because your decision takes away from you the right to express yourself with anything but your brush." - Henri Matisse

"The poet must work with brush and paper,but this is not what makes the poem. A man does not go in search of a poem - the poem comes in search of him." - Yang Wanli

"Somebody can paint with a fine brush like Monet and do millions of little dots or somebody can splatter it up there like Kandinsky or Jackson Pollock and go "Yep, that's art." That's okay." - Patrick Wilson

"They are travelling cheaply, with that touch of indolence and occasional luxury that comes only from having real resources. They live in Levis and sunlight. Sometimes they brush their teeth in streams." - James Salter

"We learn from our mistakes, we do some reflection, we lick our wounds, we brush ourselves off - then we go forward, with the presumption of good faith in our fellow citizens." - Barack Obama

"How could I possibly join them on to the little bit (two inches wide) of ivory on which I work with so fine a brush, as produces little effect after much labor?" - Jane Austen

"Love everybody. If they do you wrong or they brush you the wrong way it's OK, you don't have to hold on to that, you can still love them from afar; you don't have to really deal with them." - Chris Johnson

"There is much meaning in the word endure. For example, when dealing with unstable human feelings and uneven pathways in life, without endurance to hold you up, you may fall into a pit in the brush." - Zicheng Hong

"Can I brush your hair?" she asked as she led the way, her disposition doing a 180 on a dime. Kids. Ca' live with "em. Ca' eat "em for lunch." - Darynda Jones

"When we were little girls sitting between those knees that served like locks, when they came with that brush or comb, you got ready because they would inevitably get to the kitchen, the nape of the neck..." - Johnnetta Betsch Cole

"I always enjoyed school, and I enjoyed being focused on learning - and I know that sounds nerdy, but there were so many wonderful elements of going to school with just girls. I wouldn't brush my hair." - Stacey Farber

"To be sure, we should all eat right, brush our teeth, and cut down on sweets, but that will hardly help us if we're born with a condition that requires expensive treatment." - Thomas Frank

"Well, I am not interested in the kind of expression that you have when you paint a painting with brush strokes. It's all right, but it's already done and I want to do something new." - Donald Judd

"My fingertips are my favorite makeup brush! I especially like to apply my eye shadow with them, get it nice and smudgy. All my favorite makeup artists used their fingers to apply and their hand as a palette." - Josie Maran

"For me, becoming a celebrity was like being in the eye of a hurricane. Suddenly, I was an international cover girl. Everybody was lapping up my Hemingwayness. They wanted to rub elbows with me or brush up against me." - Margaux Hemingway

"Then I say, "Let's go and brush our teeth." So Lola says, "But Charlie, I can't brush my teeth because somebody is using my tooth." "But who would use your toothbrush?" I ask. Lola says "I think that lion. I saw a lion with my toothbrush and now he's brushing his teeth with it." "But it isn't this your toothbrush Lola?" "Oh," says Lola, "he must be using yours." - Lauren Child

"I'm not playing with death, I'm playing with life." - Yves Rossy

"Man reckons with immortality, and forgets to reckon with death." - Milan Kundera

"Death with honor is better than life... life with dishonor." - David Henry Hwang

"Half-liberty comes with wisdom, full liberty with death." - Austin O'Malley

"Even death, faced with the option of death or life, she would choose life." - Jose Saramago

"For death begins with life's first breath And life begins at touch of death." - John Oxenham

"For death begins with life's first breath, And life begins at touch of death." - William Arthur Dunkerley

"Sin brought death, and death will disappear with the disappearance of sin." - Mary Baker Eddy

"Lord knows why they depict death with wings when death is everywhere." - Jose Saramago

"When confronted with two alternatives, life and death, one is to choose death without hesitation." - Yamamoto Tsunetomo

"Not very good with death? Father was a military man, and military men lived with death; lived for death; lived on death. To a professional soldier, oddly enough, death was life." - Alan Bradley

"Light is my brush. Film is my canvas." - Steve Coleman

"Give the paint a chance. Give the brush a chance." - John Marin

"Dreams form the bristles of the artist's brush." - Arshile Gorky

"wash the brush, just beats the devil out of it" - Bob Ross

"Brush up your Shakespeare, Start quoting him now." - Cole Porter

"When you brush your teeth, I'll squeeze the toothpaste." - Julie Garwood

"I'm always having to be told to brush my hair." - Lena Dunham

"Swing a bigger brush - you don't know what you're missing." - Charles Webster Hawthorne

"Flirting with death is the spice of life." - Margaret M. Lock

"Walk with the dead For fear of death." - Philip Larkin

"I no longer shall tinker with the machinery of death." - Harry Blackmun

"Death is an endless retirement with a pension of nothingness." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Death should take more care with his paperwork." - A. Lee Martinez

"There are women whose love only ends with death." - Georges Rodenbach

"To each person, their own way of death - with dignity." - Susan Sarandon

"Defeat is worse than death because you live with defeat." - Bill Musselman

"Death is the great gamer with a sleeve of tricks." - Carson Mccullers

"For now they kill me with a living death." - William Shakespeare

"Tired with all these, for restful death I cry." - William Shakespeare

"Let me be boiled to death with melancholy." - William Shakespeare

"When that churl Death my bones with dust shall cover." - William Shakespeare

"O Death, made proud with pure and princely beauty!" - William Shakespeare

"Till our King Henry had shook hands with Death." - William Shakespeare



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