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I thought if Rembrandt can do it, why can't I? (Quote by - Jack Russell)

God comes to us in theatre in the way we communicate with each other, whether it be a symphony orchestra, or a wonderful ballet, or a beautiful painting, or a play. It's a way of expressing our humanity. (Quote by - Julie Harris)

Vain is the hope by colouring to display The bright effulgence of the noontide ray Or paint the full-orb'd ruler of the skies With pencils dipt in dull terrestrial dyes. (Quote by - William Mason)

He that seeks popularity in art closes the door on his own genius: as he must needs paint for other minds, and not for his own. (Quote by - Mrs. Anna Jameson)

I mix them with my brains, sir. (Quote by - John Opie)

From the mingled strength of shade and light A new creation rises to my sight, Such heav'nly figures from his pencil flow, So warm with light his blended colors glow. . . . . The glowing portraits, fresh from life, that bring Home to our hearts the truth from which they spring. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

In spite of myself, I go on hoping. I hope with all my heart that there will be painting in heaven. (Quote by - Jean-baptiste Corot)

As certain as the Correggiosity of Correggio. (Quote by - Augustine Birrell)

He paints a dolphin in the woods, a boar in the waves. (Quote by - Horace)

It is only when I lose contact with the painting that the result is a mess. (Quote by - Jackson Pollock)

A picture is a poem without words. (Quote by - Confucius)

Coming to understand a painting or a symphony in an unfamiliar style, to recognize the work of an artist or school, to see or hear in new ways, is as cognitive an achievement as learning to read or write or add. (Quote by - Nelson Goodman)

Hard features every bungler can command: To draw true beauty shows a master's hand. (Quote by - John Dryden)

Lely on animated canvas stole The sleepy eye, that spoke the melting soul. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Painting is the effort to produce order in yourself. There is much chaos in me, much chaos in our time. (Quote by - Otto Dix)

A poem is like a painting. (Quote by - Horace)

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. (Quote by - Pablo Picasso)

A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

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 (Quote by - Truman Capote)

And when did you last see your father? (Quote by - W F Yeames)

And those who paint 'em truest praise 'em most. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

Painting is very interesting. (Quote by - Sam Waterston)

Let's tell young people the best books are yet to written: the best painting, the best government the best of everything is yet to be done by them. (Quote by - John Erskine)

I'm sickened by all religions. Religion has divided people. I don't think there's any difference between the pope wearing a large hat and parading around with a smoking purse and an African painting his face white and praying to a rock. (Quote by - Howard Stern)

Whoever wishes to devote himself to painting should begin by cutting out his own tongue (Quote by - Henri Matisse)


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