Quotation Explorer - 'Painted'

Stories of Fantasy are nothing more than the retelling of our own triumphs and sad, sad tragedies ... I have that painted on my office wall and love to stare at it. - Tod Langley
The universe is a masterpiece painted by love's masterstrokes. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Sorry I painted the word 'twat' on your garage door. - David Shrigley
I should have known when I first saw that picture. For it is a very remarkable picture. It is the picture of a murderess painted by her victim-it is the picture of a girl watching her lover dies. - Agatha Christie
Life may be lived with a veil vainly attempting to hide its truth. The Painted Veil, as Somerset Maugham called it, does fade with time, if not raised earlier. If anything is more pathetic than its former self, it is the faded veil. - R. N. Prasher
PAINTING, n. The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic. Formerly, painting and sculpture were combined in the same work: the ancients painted their statues. The only present alliance between the two arts is that the modern painter chisels his patrons. - Ambrose Bierce
Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. - Oscar Wilde
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
Spring is painted in daffodil yellows, robin egg blues, new grass green and the brightness of hope for a better life. - Toni Sorenson
You never get a second chance to make a first impression. God bless those who see beyond our flaws painted in bold strokes. - Nike Thaddeus
Here's some words of wisdom sprayed painted on a wall in Berkeley:
One reassuring thing about modern art is that things can't be as bad as they are painted. - M. Walthall Jackson
PHOTOGRAPH, n. A picture painted by the sun without instruction in art. It is a little better than the work of an Apache, but not quite so good as that of a Cheyenne. - Ambrose Bierce
A big group of daily friends or a white painted house with bills and mirrors, are not a necessity to me—but an intelligent conversation while sharing another coffee, is. - Charlotte Eriksson
Well when my death is in front, I just want to turn back to my life, And say the last thing, looking in to its lens that, Life oh my life, Nobody would have ever painted this life as beautiful as i did. Good Bye- - Ravi
Hearts shall dance once again; when canvas of ice is painted with the brush of skates. - Shah Asad Rizvi
Ours is the fellowship of strangers who know a secret that we cannot express. We are both of us broken, shattered, hollow and alone. Only for the ones we love do we remain, painted dolls in the playhouse of this life. - Claire North
Love looks not with thine eyes, but with thine mind, Therefore is win'd Cupid painted blind. - William Shakespeare
If no one ever took risks, Michelangelo would have painted the Sistine floor.
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
Dalí painted melting clocks. I suppose if he'd asked around first, quizzed people if they wanted to see a picture of a melting clock, the answer might have been something obvious, like 'Clocks don't melt!' But, lucky for us, Salvador didn't care what anyone else thought. You use what moves you. - Laura Ruby
A well painted facade seldom scares a resident cockroach. - Hasse Jerner
Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black. - Henry Ford
I possess a gorgeous world.I created it and painted it like a fiveyears old, where the sky is wovenwith golden threads and the sun ispearl white.But alas! You can't observe it as theyare positioned inside my mind myimaginations... - Rohan Nath
REALISM, n. The art of depicting nature as it is seem by toads. The charm suffusing a landscape painted by a mole, or a story written by a measuring-worm. - Ambrose Bierce
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well. - Martin Luther King Jr.
He wasn’t a good person, but I painted him to be and since I painted it, I believed it. - Dominic Riccitello
How often have I painted a splendid picture of a journey marked by courageous ascents and daring desert crossings when all along all I’ve really been doing is running? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I try not to make plans. God always laughs at your plans. I’m going to keep the door open, and keep the page blank, and see what gets painted upon it. - Tom Hiddleston
Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind. - William Shakespeare
Someone has tricked people into thinking their names must be kissed by bright lights and painted into Hollywood sidewalks to be someone special. And for most, there is no cost too great...But I would just like to know who did it. - Andrea L'Artiste
Before civilization, artists painted for the living. Today, most paint for a living. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I should like the fields tinged with red, the rivers yellow and the trees painted blue. Nature has no imagination. - Charles Baudelaire
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 will have thee, as our rarer monsters are, painted upon a pole,and underwrit: "Here you may see the tyrant, Macbeth - William Shakespeare
...for no man lives in the external truth among salts and acids, but in the warm, phantasmagoric chamber of his brain, with the painted windows and the storied wall. - Robert Louis Stevenson
The purest treasure mortal times afford is spotless reputation; that away, men are but gilded loam or painted clay. - William Shakespeare
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
I possess a gorgeous world.I created it and painted it like a fiveyears old, where the sky is wovenwith golden threads and the sun ispearl white.But alas! You can't observe it as theyare positioned inside my mind myimaginations...- - Rohan Nath
On Pilgrim's Progress: I could not have believed beforehand that Calvinism could be painted in such exquisitely delightful colors. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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