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If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.
Painters and Painting
Honore De Balzac

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Poetry is the impish attempt to paint the color of the wind.
Poetry and Poets
Maxwell Bodenheim

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Draw your pleasure, paint your pleasure, and express your pleasure strongly.
Pleasure
Pierre Bonnard

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Good painters imitate nature, bad ones spew it up.
Painters and Painting
Miguel De Cervantes

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Passion holds up the bottom of the universe and genius paints up its roof.
Genius
Chao Chang

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The tongue can paint what the eye can't see.
Persuasion
Chinese Proverb

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I hope with all my heart there will be painting in heaven.
Heaven
Jean-Baptiste Corot

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A good painter is to paint two main things, men and the working of man's mind.
Painters and Painting
Leonardo Da Vinci

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Only when he no longer knows what he is doing does the painter do good things.
Knowledge
Edgar Degas

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There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.
Portraits
Charles Dickens

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Painting was called silent poetry and poetry speaking painting.
Poetry and Poets
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Sculpture and painting have the effect of teaching us manners and abolishing hurry.
Arts and Artists
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A painting in a museum probably hears more foolish remarks than anything else in the world.
Arts and Artists
Edmond and Jules De Goncourt

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Painting does not come from intelligence so much, as from sight and feeling and invention.
Painters and Painting
Hamerton

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Sunlight is painting.
Painters and Painting
Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
Life and Living
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

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Drawing is speaking to the eye; talking is painting to the ear.
Painters and Painting
Joseph Joubert

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Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.
Life and Living
Danny Kaye

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When one paints an ideal, one does not need to limit one's imagination.
Ideals and Idealism
Ellen Key

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An artist is forced by others to paint out of his own free will.
Arts and Artists
Willem De Kooning

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I paint things as they are. I don't comment. I record.
Painters and Painting
Henri De Toulouse Lautrec

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The upshot was, my paintings must burn that English artists might finally learn.
Censorship
D. H. Lawrence

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If you scratch a great photograph, you find two things; a painting and a photograph.
Photography
Janet Malcolm

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A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Arts and Artists
Michelangelo

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If I didn't start painting, I would have raised chickens.
Arts and Artists
Grandma Moses

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun