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"Winter draws what summer paints." - Elizabeth Bibesco

"History paints the human heart." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"One never paints violently enough." - Eugene Delacroix

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

"Music that paints nothing is only noise." - Jean le Rond d'Alembert

"Satan paints sin with virtues colors." - Thomas Brooks

"The soul paints itself in our machines." - Joseph Joubert

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

"An artist paints his own reality." - Ernie Barnes

"And every dew-drop paints a bow." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Every good painter paints what he is." - Jackson Pollock

"oil paints...the look of licked lips." - Margaret Atwood

"A painter paints to unload himself of feelings and visions." - Pablo Picasso

"One paints with one's head, not one's hand." - Michelangelo

"I'm not some kind of machine that paints pictures." - Stuart Pearson Wright

"Every picture one paints involves not painting others." - Robert Motherwell

"I'd like to write the way Matisse paints." - A S Byatt

"She that paints her Face, thinks of her Tail." - Benjamin Franklin

"Who told you that one paints with colors? One makes use of colors, but one paints with emotions." - Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin

"The earth paints a portrait of the sun at dawn with sunflowers in bloom. Unhappy with the portrait, she erases it and paints it again and again." - Rabindranath Tagore

"A painter is a man who paints what he sells; an artist, on the other hand, is a man who sells what he paints." - Pablo Picasso

"Best not to mix the past with the present. The present paints the past with gold. The past paints the present with lead." - Henry Rollins

"A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence." - Leopold Stokowski

"Consult the genius of the place, that paints as you plant, and as you work." - Alexander Pope

"Fear paints pictures of ghosts and hangs them in the gallery of ignorance." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"The film Black Hawk Down paints the Somali people as wild savages." - Brendan Sexton Iii

"Every picture paints a thousand words and that one said 'goodbye'" - Kevin Keegan

"Every artist paints his Madonna according to his own pre-conceived ideas." - Swami Vivekananda

"Nostalgia paints a smile on the stony face of the past." - Mason Cooley

"A painter paints because he has no time not to paint." - Josef Albers

"Passion holds up the bottom of the universe and genius paints up its roof." - Chao Chang

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

"How bravely Autumn paints upon the sky The gorgeous fame of Summer which is fled!" - Thomas Hood

"A painter paints, a musician plays, a writer writes - but a movie actor waits." - Mary Astor

"So shines the setting sun on adverse skies, and paints a rainbow on the storm." - Isaac Watts

"Brushes and paints are all I have To speak the music in my soul..." - Gwendolyn Bennett

"One makes use of pigments, but one paints with one's feelings." - Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin

"Time is the brush of God, as he paints his masterpiece on the heart of humanity." - Ravi Zacharias

"One paints from nature not in order to copy, but to express feelings of grandeur." - Georges Vantongerloo

"You know, if one paints someone's portrait, one should not know him if possible." - Otto Dix

"My 20s were spent in a room, alone, mixing paints and figuring it all out." - Caio Fonseca

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

"A man paints with his brains and not with his hands." - Michelangelo

"I think beauty comes from within, and society paints a ridiculous picture." - Rachel Bilson

"He paints a dolphin in the woods, a boar in the waves." - Horace

"The canvas upon which the artist paints is the spectator's mind." - Okakura Kakuzo

"Oh, I am a lonely painter / I live in a box of paints..." - Joni Mitchell

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

"The film 'Black Hawk Down' paints the Somali people as wild savages." - Brendan Sexton Iii

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

"Frost is the greatest artist in our clime - he paints in nature and describes in rime." - Thomas Hood

"Daumier paints with an enormous capacity for absolute empathy; a complete identification of himself with the figures he paints. He sets forth what it feels like to do something; not what somebody looks like doing it." - David Sylvester

"A friend of mine says his two favorite artists are Picasso and Rembrandt. Picasso because he paints the beautiful in such an ugly fashion. And Rembrandt because he paints the ugly so beautifully." - Anna Torv

"Where Picasso paints cause, Repin paints effect. Repin predigests art for the spectator and provides a short cut to the pleasure of art that is necessarily difficult in genuine art. Repin, or kitsch, is synthetic art." - Clement Greenberg

"The reproach that superficial people formulate against Manet, that whereas once he painted ugliness, now he paints vulgarity, falls harmlessly to the ground, when we recognize the fact that he paints the truth." - Stephane Mallarme

"Glory to that Homer of painting, to that father of warmth and enthusiasm... he really paints men." - Eugene Delacroix

"A writer writes with his genius; an artist paints with hers; everyone who creates operates from this sacramental center." - Steven Pressfield

"Imagination paints a charming view of the future, conveniently adapted to the demands of our current emotion." - John Armstrong

"To dye oneself with paints in order to have a rosier or a paler complexion is a lying counterfeit." - Saint Augustine

"An artist must forget painting when he paints. That's the only way he will do original work." - Pablo Picasso

"In a way records are like paintings. Instead of using paints and brushes we use sounds and instruments." - John Mclaughlin

"As a painter paints pictures on a wall, the intellect goes on creating the world in the heart always." - Brahmananda Saraswati

"The mind, as you age, Is an artist, it seems. Monet paints your mem'ries, Picasso your dreams." - Robert Breault

"How could one be in this world without feeling dismayed by it? Even if one paints flowers and gingerbread." - Gerhard Richter

"A painter paints the appearance of things, not their objective correctness, in fact he creates new appearances of things." - Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

"Just as I work with paints, brushes, and canvas, I work with the light, pieces of glass and chemistry." - Man Ray

"If people call me a Sunday painter I'm a Sunday painter who paints every day of the week!" - L. S. Lowry

"The mind, as you age, Is an artist, it seems. Monet paints your mem"ries, Picasso your dreams." - Robert Breault

"The painter paints his brushes black Through the canvas runs a crack Portrait of the pain never answers back." - Phil Ochs

"Bless our Mountain Greenery home! In a mountain greenery Where God paints the scenery Just two crazy people together" - Lorenz Hart

"The muddy moods of oil paints are the painter's muddy humors, and its brilliant transformations are the painter's unexpected discoveries." - James Elkins

"The painter paints his brushes blackThrough the canvas runs a crackPortrait of the pain never answers back." - Phil Ochs

"Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Who is able to paint the existence of a dog as Picasso paints the existence of a cubic shape?" - Franz Marc

"You can never have enough guitars. It's like women and shoes... it's nice to have different paints on your palette." - Dave Genn

"I crave to be able to photograph the way a painter paints - in a loose, expressive way." - Chris Jordan

"I never know what I'm going to put on the canvas. The canvas paints itself. I'm just the middleman." - Peter Max

"It is not sufficient that what one paints should be made visible. It must be made tangible." - Georges Braque

"The spirit of arrogance most definitely makes you shine. It paints a bright red target on your own forehead." - Criss Jami

"Slowly poetry becomes visual because it paints images, but it is also musical: it unites two arts into one." - Eugenio Montale

"The artist writes, paints, sings or dances the burden of some idea or feeling off his mind." - Max Nordau

"White is not a mere absence of color; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black. God paints in many colors; but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The sublime can only be found in the great subjects. Poetry, history and philosophy all have the same object, and a very great object-Man and Nature. Philosophy describes and depicts Nature. Poetry paints and embellishes it. It also paints men, it aggrandizes them, it exaggerates them, it creates heroes and gods. History only depicts man, and paints him such as he is." - Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon

"White... is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black... God paints in many colours; but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward." - Vincent Van Gogh

"... maybe that's all anyone who writes or paints or sculpts is doing anyway - excusing themselves for refusing to live like other people or be like them." - Kathleen Winsor

"Realism absorbs the ideal by adding a few small imperfections. Example: it paints a few specks of mud on the white gown of the Lady in the Garden." - Mason Cooley

"Nature paints not; In oils, but frescoes the great dome of heaven; With sunsets, and the lovely forms of clouds; And flying vapors." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"... to paint with oil paints for the first time ... is like trying to make something exquisitely accurate and microscopically clear out of mud pies with boxing gloves on." - Brenda Ueland

"I believe the man who will go down in posterity is the man who paints his own time and the scenes of everyday life around him." - Childe Hassam

"My opinion of art is that a man should have love for it, because my idea is that he paints from his heart and mind." - Horace Pippin

"Sunrise paints the sky with pinks and the sunset with peaches. Cool to warm. So is the progression from childhood to old age." - Vera Nazarian

"If a man paints a target on his chest, he should expect that sooner or later someone will loose an arrow on him." - George R R Martin

"Something in me knows where I'm going, and - well, painting is a state of being. ... Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is." - Jackson Pollock

"Nature paints not In oils, but frescoes the great dome of heaven With sunsets, and the lovely forms of clouds And flying vapors." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Oh! there is naught in nature bright Whose roses do not shed their light; When morning paints the Orient skies, Her fingers burn with roseate dyes." - Thomas Moore

"Every now and then one paints a picture that seems to have opened a door and serves as a stepping stone to other things." - Pablo Picasso

"When a man has been intemperate so long that shame no longer paints a blush upon his cheek, his liquor generally does it instead." - George D. Prentice

"When the whole world turns clown, and paints itself red with its own hearts blood instead of vermilion, it is something else than comic." - John Ruskin

"It does not matter whether one paints a picture, writes a poem, or carves a statue - simplicity is the mark of a master-hand ..." - Elsie de Wolfe

"Something in me knows where I'm going, and - well, painting is a state of being. ... Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is." - Jackson Pollock

"As an artist, all I need is my paints and brushes - and someone to drag me away when the canvas is done" - Pablo Picasso

"Raphael paints wisdom, Handel sings it, Phidias carves it, Shakespeare writes it, Wren builds it, Columbus sails it, Luther preaches it, Washington arms it, Watt mechanizes it." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"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

"The Body will again become restless Until your soul paints all its beauty Upon the Sky ... For when the heart tastes its glorious destiny And you awake ..." - Hafez

"I live in a box of paints I'm frightened by the devil And I'm drawn to those ones that ain't afraid" - Joni Mitchell

"All our feelings, like the artist's paints and brush, are ways of communicating and sharing something meaningful from us to the world." - Rollo May

"I've heard Donald [Trump]s ay this at his rallies, and it's really unfortunate that he paints such a dire negative picture of black communities in our country." - Hillary Clinton

"5. It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted." - Barnett Newman

"5. It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted." - Mark Rothko

"When a man has been intemperate so long that shame no longer paints a blush upon his cheek, his liquor generally does it instead." - George Dennison Prentice

"When the whole world turns clown, and paints itself red with its own heart's blood instead of vermilion, it is something else than comic." - John Ruskin

"A painter paints his pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. We provide the music, and you provide the silence." - Leopold Stokowski

"Van Gogh writing his brother for paints Hemingway testing his shotgun Celine going broke as a doctor of medicine the impossibility of being human" - Charles Bukowski

"5. It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted." - Adolph Gottlieb

"Raphael paints wisdom; Handel sings it, Phidias carves it, Shakespeare writes it, Wren builds it, Columbus sails it, Luther preaches it, Washington arms it, Watt mechanizes it." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The heart is an artist that paints over what profoundly disturbs it, leaving on the canvas a less dark, less sharp version of the truth." - Dean Koontz

"Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels, what he tells himself about what he has seen." - Pablo Picasso

"My father and grandfather were businessmen. The family business was Adelphi Paints in New Jersey. When the first energy crisis came in the early 1970s, the business suffered." - David Einhorn

"All I wanted was to connect my moods with those of Paris. Beauty paints and when it painted most, I shot." - Ernst Haas

"His hand is cool on my cheek as he paints a tear beneath my left eye, dark blue and swollen with sorrow." - Jodi Picoult

"Not everybody paints what the public will pay for. The method in which an artist receives money is nobody's business, what matters is that paintings are produced." - Jim Rowe

"Most dystopian, classic and contemporary, paints a future world that puts a twist on present society - a future world that could plausibly happen." - Lauren Destefano

"The real artist while he paints does not think of the sale, only of the need to make a beautiful living thing." - Irving Stone

"No one can ever take my job away from me. I can always draw as long as I have a piece of paper and a pencil or paints." - John Newman

"Here Greek and Roman find themselves alive along these crowded shelves; and Shakespeare treads again his stage, and Chaucer paints anew his age." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"When I have a day off, I won't spend it at a Hollywood party. I'd rather be at home with paints and a blank canvas." - Viggo Mortensen

"Jerry Garcia used to take his paints on the road. I don't do that. Either I'm a singer or a painter. I'm not good at multi-tasking." - Grace Slick

"The administration needs to speak honestly with the American people. Exaggerating our progress in defeating the insurgency or in creating an Iraqi army paints a dangerous picture." - Sherrod Brown

"It's a funny semantic turn - when someone paints a landscape, no one says they "borrowed" it, only that they painted it." - Joe Bradley

"I have no ideas about what the paintings imply about the world. I don't think that's a painter's business. He just paints paintings without a conscious reason." - Jasper Johns

"The sublime only paints the true, and that too in noble objects; it paints it in all its phases, its cause and its effect; it is the most worthy expression or image of this truth. Ordinary minds cannot find out the exact expression, and use synonymes." - Jean De La Bruyere

"An artist paints, dances, draws, writes, designs, or acts at the expanding edge of consciousness. We press into the unknown rather than the known. This makes life lovely and lively." - Julia Cameron

"Design and color are not distinct and separate. As one paints, one draws. The more the colors harmonize, the more the design takes form. When color is at it's richest, form is at its fullest." - Paul Cezanne

"Of the present state, whatever it be, we feel and are forced to confess the misery; yet when the same state is again at a distance, imagination paints it as desirable." - Samuel Johnson

"When Philosophy with its abstractions paints grey in grey, the freshness and life of youth has gone, the reconciliation is not a reconciliation in the actual, but in the ideal world." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"Every intelligent painter carries the whole culture of modern painting in his head. It is his real subject, of which everything he paints in both an homage and a critique, and everything he says is a gloss." - Robert Motherwell

"If you don't have at least a working knowledge of the Hawaiian language... you can't chant well. You cannot... receive the images of poetry paints for you. It's like having peas and no pod." - Keali'i Reichel

"Add it all up, and some prominent Obama supporters are now saying that it paints a picture of an opposition driven, in part, by a refusal to accept a black President." - Dan Harris

"Picasso says that an artists paints not to ask a question but because he has found something and he wants to share-he cannot help it-what he has found." - Madeleine L'Engle

"When we dwell on the past, we tend to want to live there. When we dream of the future, we want to go there. Our dreams are where God paints a picture of a life waiting to be created." - Erwin Mcmanus

"If history were a photograph of the past it would be flat and uninspiring. Happily, it is a painting; and, like all works of art, it fails of the highest truth unless imagination and ideas are mixed with the paints." - Allan Nevins

"Art is something given, not reproduced... the painter paints what he sees with his innermost senses, the expression of his being... for him every other impression becomes an inner expression." - Herwarth Walden

"Imagining is in itself the very height and life of poetry, which, by a kind of enthusiasm or extraordinary emotion of the soul, makes it seem to us that we behold those things which the poet paints." - John Dryden

"The ironic is a mere ancient whisper in this torqued narrative: its odd violence feels true. Today & Tomorrow crashes through the windows of strip malls and paints the hypertrophic aisles with bristly-creepy hilarity." - Stacey Levine

"In an ideal state of society we never lose sight of the womanliness of women...why should it be considered a compliment to any woman to be told she writes, paints, sings, talks, or even thinks, like a man?" - Elizabeth Wordsworth

"Nature paints the best part of a picture, carves the best parts of the statue, builds the best part of the house, and speaks the best part of the oration." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Creation rather than painting, or if painting, yet such, and with such co-presence of the whole picture flash'd at once upon the eye, as the sun paints in a camera obscura. (Describing his poetic ideal, 1817)" - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"If you do' have at least a working knowledge of the Hawaiian language... you ca' chant well. You cannot... receive the images of poetry paints for you. It's like having peas and no pod." - Keali'i Reichel

"Another California study counted 30,000 substance abusers who are pregnant are White woman. So, The Wire paints the picture of drug addiction, drug dealing, and drug abuse as being a specifically a Black issue." - Ishmael Reed



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