Quotation Explorer - 'Portrait'

Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend. - John Singer Sargent
Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself. - Samuel Butler
Poetry creates the myth, the prose writer draws its portrait. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. - Oscar Wilde
There are only two styles of portrait painting: the serious and the smirk. - Charles Dickens
The Indians say to draw someone's portrait is to steal their soul, i am taking photographs, does it mean that i am just borrowing them? - T.A
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
She was starmetal bones with kaleidoscope eyes. A cracked framework of unique beauty, a patchwork portrait filled with swirling brush strokes, an amalgamation of delicate light and detailed shatter. I could write a novel about the way she breathes. - Hubert Martin
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
And yet, despite this portrait of a self assured woman, Cindy seemed to have a near obsession with being where everyone was and doing what everyone was doing. - Imbolo Mbue
A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion. There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth. - Richard Avedon
Broken heart is flute.i blow into the flute & design walking portrait with empty pen - basant nayak
Life is what you portrait it! - Mohammad Hossein Khosh Bayan
A mans manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Think as though the beauty of your life depends on your thoughts. Live as though your life is the portrait of your thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
The most adventurous journey to embark on; is the journey to yourself, the most exciting thing to discover; is who you really are, the most treasured pieces that you can find; are all the pieces of you, the most special portrait you can recognize; is the portrait of your soul. - 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
The charismatic portrait of the modern leadership looks nothing like Fidel Castro. It is a faceless portrait that epitomizes the toughness of Ronald Reagan, Nelson Mandela's charisma, and the most compassionate heart of Mother Theresa. - Anthony Obi Ogbo
You are the greatest poem ever written.You are the greatest song ever sung.You are the greatest portrait ever painted.You are the greatest symphony ever composed.You are the greatest act ever performed.You are the greatest masterpiece ever created. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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