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A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.
Abraham Maslow
Anyone who sees and paints a sky green and fields blue ought to be sterilized.
Adolf Hitler
Are we to paint what's on the face, what's inside the face, or what's behind it?
Pablo Picasso
Do not help the quick moneymakers who have delusions about taking possession of classics by smearing them with paint.
Frank Capra
Everyone wants to understand painting. Why is there no attempt to understand the song of the birds?
Pablo Picasso
He paints for the blind, and we are the blind, and he lets us see for sure what we saw long ago but weren't sure we saw. He paints for the dead, to remind us that - great good God, think of it - we're alive ...
William Saroyan
How vain is painting, which is admired for reproducing the likeness of things whose originals are not admired.
Blaise Pascal
However, the painter of the future will be a colorist, such as has never yet existed. Manet was working towards it, but as you know the Impressionists have already got a stronger color than Manet. This painter of the future- I can't imagine him doing
Vincent van Gogh
I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politicians. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting.
Winston Churchill
I can't change the fact that my paintings don't sell. But the time will come when people will recognize that they are worth more than the value of the paints used in the picture.
Vincent van Gogh
I consciously choose the dog's path through life. I shall be poor; I shall be a painter...
Vincent van Gogh
I don't own any of my own paintings because a Picasso original costs several thousand dollars -- it's a luxury I can't afford.
Pablo Picasso
I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream
Vincent van Gogh
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Pablo Picasso
I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world
Samuel Johnson
I've been doing a lot of abstract painting lately, extremely abstract. No brush, no paint, no canvas, I just think about it.
Stephen Wright
In my painting of the 'All -Night Cafe' I've tried to express the idea that the cafe is a place where one can ruin oneself, become crazy and criminal. Through the contrast of the delicate pink, blood red and dark red, of mild Louis XV and Veronese gr
Vincent van Gogh
It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to... The feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.
Vincent van Gogh
Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
William Shakespeare
One never knows what one is going to do. One starts a painting and then it becomes something quite different.
Pablo Picasso
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