Quotation Explorer - 'Paint'

I paint paintings because I can't get the experience in any other way but there are many more experiences that are equally satisfying to me and equally inept at answering all my questions, but hover in exactitude in describing themselves and defying me to define their logic.
If you were in a burning house and there was a cat and a Rembrandt, what would you save? The cat...you would save the cat, because the cat is alive. The art is dead. It's just paint on a canvas, ink on a page. To live for art is to deny life. It's just to destroy life. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
Ask yourself this question: Of this had been a white child found dead in a black neighborhood, would they be knocking on every door? 'Yes, sir.' Searching high and low? 'Yes, indeed.' It this had been a white child, would they paint him as a sinner and not a saint? 'Lord, no... - Ravi Howard
Every life is a canvas and every interaction is a brush, therefore we’d be wise to consider how we handle the paint. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
You cannot slander human nature; it is worse than words can paint it. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Painting in watercolor is like walking a tight-rope; one must achieve a perfect balance between what the paint wants to do and what the artist wants to do, or all is lost. - Mary C. Taylor
When you paint your lips, eye lids, nails or whatever, to look attractive, don't forget your up stairs(intellect) if you leave it behind, i will consider all other colors invalid. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint on it you can. - Danny Kaye
I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best - Frida Kahlo
Tell people there's an invisible man in the sky who created the universe, and the vast majority will believe you. Tell them the paint is wet, and they have to touch it to be sure. - George Carlin
A storm is an artist who passes by on her way to paint your rainbow. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The world doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do? - Pablo Picasso
I want to be a Renaissance Woman. I want to paint, and I want to write, and I want to act, and I just want to do everything. - Emma Watson
I paint the stuff I see when my eyes are closed - Anna Asche
Artist paint images unseen, musicians create sounds that emerge from silence, and authors write from a synthetic point of view about a world that can never exist. - Carl Henegan
Never embarrass a student in front of others. Embarrass yourself often to relieve the tension, but do not paint them into a corner. - Harry Gilbert
Life is a Canvas. Every action of ours is a stroke of paint and at the end, how beautiful our painting is will depend upon all our strokes, all our Actions.- - RVM
Sometimes I just want to paint the words "It's my fault" across my forehead to save people the time of being pissed off at me. - Christina Westover
Making a whole is very important. Most people paint things and forget the whole. - Tove Jansson
Life is only as colorful as the paintbox you choose to paint it with. - Gillian Duce
I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality. - Frida Kahlo
But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of. - George Gordon Byron
Loving you is loosing my soul,I was in a lost battle, Death at my door,A dog in a backyard feels for my pain,Beer in a broken bottle wet paint and rain. - Table No. 21
Artists should paint whatever they like. - Marty Rubin
Look at your life like a blank canvas and you're the artist, now go ahead and paint your masterpiece." . - Ray Mancini
On the canvas of life, you are the creative painter of your success. Paint your life into a wonderful masterpiece of excellence. - Mark F. LaMoure
One thing the inventors can't seem to get the bugs out of is fresh paint. - Unknown
Friends are the artists who paint happy lips on your face. - Richelle E. Goodrich
An imagination is a powerful tool. It can tint memories of the past, shade perceptions of the present, or paint a future so vivid that it can entice... or terrify, all depending upon how we conduct ourselves today. - Jim Davis
Magic is the most interesting art because people not necessarily want to learn to paint after they see a great painting, but they want to learn magic after they see a great magic effect. - Amit Kalantri
A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. - Leopold Stokowski
…Every day I discover even more beautiful things. It is intoxicating me, and I want to paint it all - my head is bursting… - Claude Monet
My vision is to change the world and paint it with a brush that is powerful enough to make us one. - Morgan Chabane
Know that blank pages feel the urge of the ink as much as tears paint a different pain, changes - Goitsemang Sandra Mvula
Cold air clawed at my face, ripping tears from my eyes. I buried my face deep into Daniel's back and breathed in a mixture of familiar scents - almonds, oil paint, earth, and a hint of varnish. I didn't even question why I was on that bike. I just knew I was suppose to be. - Bree Despain
I challenge you to make your life the masterpiece you want to paint, the novel you want to read, the day you want to wake to. - Toni Sorenson
You are the Poem I dreamed of writing, the Masterpiece I longed to paint. You are the shining Star I reached for in my ever hopeful quest for life fulfilled. Yes, I am Blessed. - Oksana Rus
There is no art without artist, try to paint your future under God's control. - Bruce Mbanzabugabo
And on the days I couldn't breathe, I learned to paint air. - Jenim Dibie
Life is neither misery nor bliss. Life is an empty canvas, paint your life with color of your choice, start with a day. Let horses of your imagination run wild. - Jasz Gill
Piece makes Peace , Pain makes Paint, A Word create World. "The One person can change you, Maybe ubiquitous r inconspicuous. - Bhoopal M
When your sky is covered with the clouds of sadness, smile like the sun and paint your own rainbow. - Debasish Mridha
Expectations paint illusions Experience paints a pictureOptical Illusions manufacture confused expectations and experiences. - Goitsemang Mvula
Begin by learning to draw and paint like the old masters. After that, you can do as you like; everyone will respect you. - Salvador Dalí
Tell me your Dreams and I'll write you a Fantasy. Tell me your Fantasies and I'll paint you a Dream for the minds eye you can get lost in! - George H.W. Bush
What is hope? nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of. - Lord Byron
A paint brush is the only tool I use extensively in my works, to push paint on canvas and conduct melodies. And that's exactly what Garden Avenue is, and all of my projects after that. - Shawn Lukas
Sometimes we do grip the concert in a human head, and so hold it that in a way we get a record of it into paint, but the vision and expressing of one day will not do for the next. - Robert Henri
Paint your life with the colors of kindness so that you may find the true bliss of happiness. - Debasish Mridha
To paint an image and to write a poem, is to reclaim the dignity and personal joy...it is an invitation for my creative contemplation of an opened mind...it is a storytelling venture on a blank page of paper and white canvases...it is reclaiming my life. - Isabella Koldras, Reclaiming my Life.
You don’t have to wait for a storm to pass to paint your own rainbow. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We can not paint that in a more positive way if it is already negative, we have to take it that way and think of other means for reaching there. - Auliq Ice
Silence has its own colour to paint the truth - Munia Khan
When I was a kid I loved wall paper it added a lot of fiber to my paint chips. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Storms pass by on their way to get all the colors needed to paint your rainbow. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint, but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic colors breaking through. - Alexis De Tocqueville
Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can on it. - Danny Kaye
Imagination is tapping into the subconscious in a form of open play. That is why art or music therapy, which encourages a person to take up brushes and paint or an instrument, and just express themselves, is so powerful. - Phil 'Philosofree' Cheney
Despite my incessant desperation, I simply cannot paint the perfect picture within which I would wish to live out my life. And because I cannot, God picked up the brush of love, positioned the canvas of history and painted a manger. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Life hands us storms so we can paint rainbows. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Like the sundial, my paint box counts no hours but sunny ones. - Arthur Rackham
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can. - Danny Kaye
I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy as long as I can paint. - Frida Kahlo
I want to paint the rest of my days with the best colors. - Debasish Mridha
God begins to paint the clouds in the eastern sky when the mountains butterflies come flying home - Srinidhi.R
A picture can say a thousand words, but a sentence can paint a thousand pictures... - J. Buchanan
If You Are Feeling Blue, Try To Paint The Sky With It. When Its Done, Look At It And Then Definitely The Golden Sun Will Come Out From You To Brighten Up Your Entire Day.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
What seems most significant to me about our movement [Impressionism] is that we have freed painting from the importance of the subject. I am at liberty to paint flowers and call them flowers, without their needing to tell a story. - Pierre-Auguste Renoir
I paint my own reality. The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to, and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration. - Frida Kahlo
To gild refined gold, to paint the lily... is wasteful and ridiculous excess - William Shakespeare
Before you choose whom to love, take a look at yourself, choose your own word, think about how and reassess your time when you have given life to love, Know your ready or not and make sure you are not there to hurt making regrets on your door and paint the word I wish on your window. - Auliq Ice
A coat of paint and a quote of words both make cosmetic differences. - Amit Abraham
I look into your eyes and I’m sure that some divine artist dipped her brush in the same soul and used it to paint us both. - Cristen Rodgers
...we are singing today of the WIPE-OUT GANG - the WIPE-OUT GANG buys, owns & operates the Insanity Factory - if you do not know where the Insanity Factory is located, you should hereby take two steps to the right, paint your teeth & go to sleep.... - Bob Dylan
At eight, he had once told his mother that he wanted to paint air. - Vladimir Nabokov
Rainbows paint the sky with different colors of love, sadness, and joy. - Debasish Mridha
How do you paint a writer's block?Just fill it with fifty shades of black. - Ana Claudia Antunes
There are two types of people in life when it comes to their careers: people who visualize, and people who imitate. The people who visualize paint their own vision of what their mark is in the world, while the people who imitate can only see what the visualizers want them to. - Ingrid Nkenlifack
My work is the art I paint on the canvas of my life. Hopefully I'm creating a masterpiece. - L.R.W. Lee
Ladies and gentlemen, when you paint your lips, eyes, nails, hair, side-beards, or whatever, to look beautiful or handsome, don't forget your up stairs, if you don't go up there to put things in order, then, consider the former attributes null and void. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Create a guidebook of creative dreamsYou can use a blank book or just blank paper clipped together. Put photographs or scraps from magazines in that represent your creative dreams. Draw, scribble, or paint in between the images. Make a list of creative dreams you've thought of or admire in others. - S.A.R.K.
Is there any forgiveness? If somebody does something wrong, we now have copped this "off with the head" attitude, which, I confess, feels great sometimes, but come on. Why do we paint everyone with the same brush? Why does it seem more & more we want people ruined rather than rehabilitated? - Whoopi Goldberg
Before civilization, artists painted for the living. Today, most paint for a living. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
When you paint late at night, drinking beer or wine or both, you gotta be very careful to watch what you are doing... - Hiroko Sakai
Dream in colours, for hues are vibrant. Paint each day with a smile. In days of past, don't grieve; Make new deposit to the pleasant memory bank! Let your life be a reason for others to LIVE. - Somya Kedia
Life is a great big canvas; throw all tje paint you can at it. - Danny Kaye
If you hear a voice within you say "you cannot paint," then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
The first step - especially for young people with energy and drive and talent, but not money - the first step to controlling your world is to control your culture. To model and demonstrate the kind of world you demand to live in. To write the books. Make the music. Shoot the films. Paint the art. - Chuck Palahniuk
When the media is controlled by people who runs the world, you are only going to get news that they want you to know. They will paint anther's man country's hero a tyrant, a dictator or a murderer and favor the next just to divide and conquer the people. - Henry Johnson Jr
The sky is a canvas, so paint your own life. - Jada Berglund
Philosophy is the abstract art of thoughts and perceptions that form colors of words and languages that paint the canvas of our minds. - Debasish Mridha
A box of crayons and a big sheet of paper provides a more expressive medium for kids than computerized paint programs. - Clifford Stoll
Paint what does not exist. - Marty Rubin
Deep in my heart, an unsung song longs to know when my footsteps will not paint the shoreline of this beautiful sandy beach. Will anyone remember me and sing my unsung song along the waves and feel the breeze with love? - Debasish Mridha
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them. - Pablo Picasso
I dream my painting and I paint my dream. - Vincent Van Gogh
Sometimes, you have to step into oblivion, in order to paint success. - Lionel Suggs
You paint the picture of your surroundings. Paint it beautifully. - A.D. Posey
No, you don't shoot things. You capture them. Photography means painting with light. And that's what you do. You paint a picture only by adding light to the things you see. - Katja Michael
I wish I had a brush that could paint the whole sky and turn every morning into night. I wish I could always sleep next to you in the never ending night and hold your hand, watching the reflection of all the stars in your eyes, while you smile and watch them in the sky with wonder. - Akshay Vasu
Wherever I wander off to, when I draw, when I paint, I get my life back. I am lucky that I am an Artist. - Hiroko Sakai
If I paint a wild horse, you might not see the horse... but surely you will see the wildness! - Pablo Picasso
Each thing you add to your story is a drop of paint falling into clear water; it spreads through and colors everything. - Lisa Cron
To live is to paint, it is to create; but while we are painting, we are being painted, being created as well! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I celebrate myself, I paint and dance and sing myself, and what I assume you will assume, for every atom as of me as good belongs to dreamy You. I am a song. I am a poem. I am the soil and a gem. I am a stargate and a voyage. I am the ocean and your soul. - Oksana Rus
I don't paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality. - Frida Kahlo
There is something beautiful about a blank canvas, the nothingness of the beginning that is so simple and breathtakingly pure. It’s the paint that changes its meaning and the hand that creates the story. Every piece begins the same, but in the end they are all uniquely different. - Piper Payne
If you are an artist, may no love of wealth or fame or admiration and no fear of blame or misunderstanding make you ever paint, with pen or brush, an ideal of external life otherwise than as you see it. - Olive Schreiner
You are the artistic painter of your success. Paint your life day-by-day, into the masterpiece of excellence you want. - Mark F. LaMoure
If you could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint. - Edward Hopper
I'll never have enough time to paint all the pictures I'd like to. - Norman Rockwell
Death would be an extremely bad thing like most of us paint it, if being dead were painful. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The artist has the master picture in his mind, before he begins to paint. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Dream delivers us to dream, and there is no end to illusion. Life is like a train of moods like a string of beads, and, as we pass through them, they prove to be many-colored lenses which paint the world their own hue. . . . - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? no. Just as one can never learn how to paint. - Pablo Picasso
The paint is drying, and time is dying. The pain is crying, lying on my back, trying to get back the time, to brushstrokes too fast, wet went dry and love went dull; now I live in a portrait I never painted. - Anthony Liccione
Reading takes you places; it is all up to your imagination. The world (or in this case book) is your canvas, go paint it. - BOB
To say that science is logical is like saying that a painting is paint. - Leon Cooper
People are so busy polishing their past, that they forget to paint their future. - Himanshu Vassanpal
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass through them they prove to be many colored lenses, which paint the world their own hue, and each shows us only what lies in its own focus. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. - Vincent Van Gogh
It's useless to paint a closed door, in order to change its color. The door needs to be open for both sides to change as same. - Anthony Liccione
You have a masterpiece inside you, you know. One unlike any that has ever been created, or ever will be. If you go to your grave without painting your masterpiece, it will not get painted. No one else can paint it. Only you. - Gordon MacKenzie
I decided I would fill the emptiness in me with God and with paint. - Kimberly Novosel
Be creative! Write, sing, dance, paint, whatever you do, make something for your Maker! - Marja Meijers
burnt by the sunof your mouth, I’m unable to speak or paint you with words - John Geddes
On the canvas of life,with the brushes of goodness, love and passion, paint your randomness, dynamism & desire to show your "art of living" to the world. - raja shakeel mushtaque
For me, a paint brush is the only tool I use extensively in my works, to push paint on canvas and conduct melodies. And that's exactly what Garden Avenue is, and all of my projects after that. - Shawn Lukas
Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye. - Bill Hicks
None of the shades of blue can paint the character of few men. - Pavitraa Parthasarathy
cease to regard the canvas as a surface on which to paint a picture, but instead as a surface on which to record an event - Harold Rosenberg
Poetry is an art that uses words to paint vivid pictures of perceptions and emotions. - Debasish Mridha
I can paint you a picture, but to really enjoy what I'm enjoying; you need to be intertwine with me. - Tamike Wright
It's a small world, but I wouldn't want to paint it. - Chic Murray (1919-1985).
A painter should not paint what he sees but what should be seen. - Paul Valery
Anyway, it's a good thing we're human. We design business spreadsheets, paint programs, and word processing equipment. So that tells you where we're at as a species. What is the search for the next great compelling application but a search for the human identity? - Douglas Coupland
If the storm forgets to bring a rainbow, paint your own. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Writers are alphabet artists. The blank page becomes their canvas as they paint pictures with words. - Barbara Case Speers
Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend. - John Singer Sargent
Painting a picture is writing a poem with paint. - Debasish Mridha
Please DO waste art materials. Use paper. Empty paint jars. Deplete pens. if it's teaching you stuff, it's not being wasted. - Danny Gregory
Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can. - Danny Kaye
Kids are real artists. They’d rather paint the outside of the box than being stuck inside. - Shawn Lukas
You may not stop getting older, but you can paint your world with the vibrant colors of love to keep feeling younger. - Debasish Mridha
I’m a blank canvas that I can paint however I desire. For the first time ever, I get to be the character in my own fantasy land. - E.K. Blair
The element of craftsmanship in poetry is obscured by the fact that all men are taught to speak and most to read and write, while very few men are taught to draw or paint or write music. - W.H. Auden
I would like to paint the way a bird sings. - Claude Monet
When painting a bad picture about someone else, paint one of yourself also. You will stop painting." - - Jelani Daniel
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal. - Norman Vincent Peale
She resents the chipped paint of the table and the dingy closet they call a dressing room. (Dark City Lights) - Annette Meyers
If I were a pattern, I would be the pattern of paint that a bird would make if you dipped a bird’s wings in watercolour and then set the bird loose inside a paper lantern. I’m pretty sure that’s it! - C. JoyBell C.
Any magazine-cover hack can splash paint around wildly and call it a nightmare, or a witches sabbath or a portrait of the devil; but only a great painter can make such a thing really scare or ring true. That's because only a real artist knows the anatomy of the terrible, or the physiology of fear. - H.P. Lovecraft
You think you can avoid [pain,] but you actually can't. If you do, you just get sicker, or you feel more pain. But if you can speak it, if you can write it, if you can paint it, it is very healing. - Alice Walker
..it has always been so much my desire to paint for those who don’t know the artistic side of a painting. - Vincent Van Gogh
Enjoy what you have, cherish the good times and savour everything life presents you. We can’t change the past…However, the future is a blank canvas, waiting for the paint, go create a masterpiece. - The Hypnotherapy Guy
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