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Painting Walls Quotes


"Easel painting means small painting." - David Hockney

"We amuse ourselves painting our prison-walls with bright figures and brilliant landscapes." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The silent painting speaks on the walls and does much good." - Gregory of Nyssa

"A great painting is a great painting." - Larry Poons

"Walls turned sideways are bridges." - Angela Davis

"Painting completed my life." - Frida Kahlo

"I love painting." - Heidi Klum

"The purpose of painting is to decorate the walls. Therefore it has to be as rich as possible" - Pierre-Auguste Renoir

"There's thieves among us Painting the walls All kinds of lies, and lies I never told it all" - Zooey Deschanel

"There's thieves among us Painting the walls All kinds of lies , and lies I never told it all" - Zooey Deschanel

"Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks." - Plutarch

"Painting is a jeu d'esprit." - Pablo Picasso

"You'll never have a garden - a garden needs walls and you have no walls." - Russell Page

"The gospel word of the day can become like a painting on the walls. of your inner room, the inner room that is your heart." - Henri Nouwen

"Warriors do not win victories by beating their heads against walls, but by overtaking the walls. Warriors jump over walls; they don't demolish them." - Carlos Castaneda

"Have a determination that is strong enough to move walls." - Aaron Feuerstein

"Stop looking at the walls, look out the window." - Karl Pilkington

"You are confined only by the walls you build yourself." - Andrew Murphy

"When the music changes, the walls of the city shake." - Plato

"Painting is a means of self-enlightenment." - John Olsen

"Moonlight is sculpture; sunlight is painting." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"I love film - it's like painting." - Azzedine Alaia

"Painting, I think it's like jazz." - Brian Eno

"Painting is a hobby for me." - Renee O'Connor

"What has reasoning to do with painting?" - William Blake

"I did painting before I did photography." - David Bailey

"Painting and writing are solitary arts." - Conrad Hall

"On painting and fighting looke aloofe. [On painting and fighting look aloof.]" - George Herbert

"Photoshop came out of painting, and now it's going back to painting." - David Hockney

"I always liked paintings to be walls rather than windows. When we see a painting on a wall, it's a window, so I often put my paintings in the middle of the space to make a wall." - Pierre Soulages

"I just realized that I never look at a painting and ask, 'Is this painting fictional or non-fictional?' It's just a painting." - Scott McClanahan

"Painting and drawing has been here for 35,000 years." - David Hockney

"I am really enjoying media arts and digital painting." - St. Lucia

"I'm not painting myself as a down-home, modest guy." - Colin Farrell

"My painting carries with it the message of pain." - Frida Kahlo

"Her sculptured face was as perfect as a painting." - Christopher Paolini

"Pollock also... wanted one to be wrapped in the painting." - Robert Rauschenberg

"I've been painting and making things since I was little." - Jemima Kirke

"Painting is a nail to which I fasten my ideas." - Georges Braque

"Painting calmed the chaos that shook my soul." - Niki De St Phalle

"Landscape painting is the obvious resource of misanthropy." - William Hazlitt

"The successful painter is continually painting still life." - Charles Webster Hawthorne

"My painting does not come from the easel." - Jackson Pollock

"I hardly ever stretch the canvas before painting." - Jackson Pollock

"Children's finger-painting came under the arts, but movies didn't." - Nicolas Roeg

"Never invest in anything that eats or needs painting." - Billy Rose

"There is no such thing as good painting about nothing." - Mark Rothko

"I always start a painting with the sky." - Alfred Sisley

"I love painting and have a need to do it." - Emma Watson

"My only worry is the painting I'm doing. Nothing else." - David Hockney

"I'm not going to stop painting just to take orders." - David Hockney

"Well, I have a very simple method of painting." - Edward Hopper

"I am painting with the same enthusiasm as a Marseillaise eats bouillabaisse ... I am painting big sunflowers." - Vincent Van Gogh

"You can't make a perfect painting. We can see perfection in our minds. But we can't make a perfect painting." - Agnes Martin

"A Test match is like a painting. A one day match is like a Rolf Harris painting." - Ian Chappell

"Technology's always changing. There was a time where oil painting was a new technology. That changed painting." - Joe Bradley

"The people must fight for their laws as for their walls." - Heraclitus

"All one needs to write a story is one feeling and four walls." - Doris Betts

"Underneath Day's azure eyes, Ocean's nursling, Venice lies, A peopled labyrinth of walls, Amphitrite's destined halls" - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"(The Palestinians) would be crushed like grasshoppers ... heads smashed against the boulders and walls." - Yitzhak Shamir

"They took your commandments off the schoolhouse walls, they say it's a crime to pray." - Randy Travis

"The walls of pride are high and wide, can't see over to the other side." - Bob Dylan

"Certificates from top US universities adorned the walls like tiger head in a hunter's home." - Chetan Bhagat

"To walk through walls go two steps slower in the vast conspiracy of ignorace." - Gary Gach

"India is one vast prison with high walls of suppression clothing her mind and her body." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Who needs one more chef in one more building with four walls and a kitchen?" - Jose Andres Puerta

"We are very proud of the diverse talents within the Franklin Mint's own walls." - Lynda Resnick

"It's a wonderful thing, as a writer, to be given parameters and walls and barriers." - Neil Gaiman

"Graffiti is linear, and it's done with a pencil, and it's like writing on walls." - Cy Twombly

"People don't want to hear about me having leather walls or gold toilets." - Kevin Hart

"The battle outside raging will soon shake your windows and rattle your walls." - Bob Dylan

"Many evil things there are that your strong walls and bright swords do not stay." - J R R Tolkien

"The VIP area, which is geared to live entertainment, is a black-lit stage with a neon painting resembling New York City on the walls. It's supposed to resemble New York City, ... Look, we even have the Twin Towers on there." - Mike Wells

"I wasn't interested in going to the school dances. I wasn't interested in going to the football games. What I wanted was to be in my room painting my walls and doing weird stuff. That's what I wanted and I got to do what I wanted, so that, to me, is my high school experience." - Brie Larson

"I think, at the L.A. County Museum of Art, I saw my first example of Kerry James Marshall, who had a very sort of heroic, oversized painting of black men in a barbershop. But it was painted on the same level and with the same urgency that you would see in a grand-scale [Anthony] van Dyck or [Diego] Velazquez. The composition was classically informed; the painting technique was masterful. And it was something that really inspired me because, you know, these were images of young, black men in painting on the museum walls of one of the more sanctified and sacred institutions in Los Angeles." - Kehinde Wiley

"I went to the Chicago Art Institute, which was the best painting school in the area at that time. And I took painting classes - basic elementary painting classes and drawing classes of all sorts." - Warren MacKenzie

"The wooden walls are the best walls of this kingdom." - Thomas Coventry

"In my work, I want to create an understanding, not about what a painting looks like but about what a painting says." - Kehinde Wiley

"Robert von Neumann taught painting, and when I finally got into a painting class of his, he reacted in much the same way." - Warren MacKenzie

"I would always be painting and drawing. If I was stuck at home, I was in the basement working on a painting." - Terry Crews

"Painting is the subject of painting." - Joseph Raffael

"Only my current situation has enabled me to accomplish the expensive task of demonstrating that the preferred sustenance of painting is painting." - Asger Jorn

"Every painting I do is related to the last one: it may be a continuation of a previous painting or it may be a reaction against it." - William Scott

"All art began as sacred art, you know? I mean, all painting began as religious painting. All writing began as religious writing." - Salman Rushdie

"Seek patience and passion in equal amounts. Patience alone will not build the temple. Passion alone will destroy its walls." - Maya Angelou

"sexual predators were like cockroaches. For every one you saw, there were twenty more hiding behind the walls." - Karin Slaughter

"We're not choosing the art, the art is choosing us. The pieces are choosing the walls where they hang." - Massimo Bottura

"Words will build no walls." - Plutarch

"Let's build bridges, not walls." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Spikes, " he sighed. "Heads. Walls." - George R R Martin

"There is no paradise, no place of true completion that does not include within its walls the unknown." - Jane Hirshfield

"Walls don't fall without effort." - Neal Shusterman

"The fountain of beauty is the heart, and every generous thought illustrates the walls of your chamber." - Francis Quarles

"Faults are committed within the walls of Troy and also without. [There is fault on both sides.]" - Horace

"The walls have ears, ears that hear each little sound you make every time you stamp, throw a lamp." - Elvis Presley

"If you can give your walls history, it supports the action that's happening in front of them." - James Pearse Connelly

"Graffiti is usually a protest - ink on walls - or has a reason for being naughty or aggressive." - Cy Twombly

"Painting is the grandchild of nature. It is related to God." - Rembrandt

"There is one thing on earth more terrible than English music, and that is English painting." - Heinrich Heine

"I'd like to get all the colors in the world into one painting" - Willem De Kooning

"I just keep painting till I feel like pinching. Then I know it's right." - Pierre-Auguste Renoir

"Keep painting your demons." - Jack Beal

"That's what all painting is about, it's space and light occupied by human presences." - Leon Kossoff

"What do I ask of a painting? I ask it to astonish, disturb, seduce, convince." - Lucian Freud

"Every new painting is like throwing myself into the water without knowing how to swim." - Edouard Manet

"I paint as I feel like painting; to hell with all their studies." - Edouard Manet

"I can picture things, like a painter would, though Im not good at painting, either." - Donald O'Connor

"Rock roll is not obscure, it's really easy to understand. So is my painting." - Grace Slick

"Painting is silent poetry." - Plutarch

"I love painting. As far as photography is concerned, I understand nothing." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"The painting of tomorrow will use the photographic eye as it has used the human eye." - Louis Aragon

"The greatest work of an artist is the history of a painting." - Leon Battista Alberti

"Color is crucial in painting, but it is very hard to talk about." - Roy Lichtenstein

"Making a record is like painting a school bus with a toothbrush" - Quincy Jones

"Painting is a solitary act for me; I don't need anyone around to make paintings." - Danny Fox

"Other people's songs can inspire me, though - I always have music on when I'm painting." - Danny Fox

"I wouldn't consider myself an outsider artist because I have a university degree in painting." - Marcel Dzama

"I think my painting is so autobiographical if anyone can take the trouble to read it." - Lee Krasner

"And I think a painting has such a limited life anyway." - Robert Rauschenberg

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

"I make sure I make a painting - that's my job. And I cook the Sunday dinner." - Billy Childish

"If he sees nothing within, then he should stop painting what is in front of him." - Caspar David Friedrich

"Sunlight is painting." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Every artist is supposed to get emotional. You're painting pictures of emotions." - Wale

"A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting." - Abraham Maslow

"If I had a Salvador Dali painting, I would cuddle it to sleep." - Mac Miller

"My movement from painting to film was a very conscious one." - Kathryn Bigelow

"Should it not be remembered that in setting a garden we are painting a picture?" - Beatrix Farrand

"Painting is a companion with whom one may walk a great part of life's journey." - Winston Churchill

"Painting is very interesting." - Sam Waterston

"A painting works only on the edge of not working. Then what is ungraspable comes near." - Kazuaki Tanahashi

"Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is." - Jackson Pollock

"When I am in my painting, I'm not aware of what I'm doing." - Jackson Pollock

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

"He drove his kind of realism at me so hard I bounced right into nonobjective painting." - Jackson Pollock

"There are people who don't respond to color. That's what painting is. It's color." - Larry Poons

"It wouldn't be right for me to clown around when I'm painting a president." - Norman Rockwell

"A portrait is a painting with something wrong with the mouth." - John Singer Sargent

"A painting means as much to you as a string of pearls to an ape." - Paul Scofield

"The animation of the canvas is one of the hardest problems of painting." - Alfred Sisley

"I'm not just painting for painting's sake. I want to be truthful." - Sylvester Stallone

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

"It is not your paintings I like, it is your painting." - Albert Camus

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

"I'd rather create a miniature painting than a Taj Mahal of a book." - Mohsin Hamid

"I think a painting should include more experience than simply intended statement." - Jasper Johns

"There are different kinds of concentration required to make a painting, different kinds of being present." - Joe Bradley

"I think painting has that unique potential to project opposing viewpoints." - Joe Bradley

"A good painting has to do about 12 things at once." - Joe Bradley

"I often need a long time to understand things, to imagine a painting I might make." - Gerhard Richter



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