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#1. If you're a painter, paint. But you don't have to put Jesus in every picture. Paint well, and if you paint well enough, they might ask you why you do that. - Author: Isaac Slade
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#2. I began photographing in 1946. Before that, I was a painter and drawer, with my mother and father's support. They were a bit pissed when I went into photography. They thought photographers were guys who took pictures at weddings. - Author: Harold Feinstein
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#3. A combination of the qualities of the scholar, the master cook, the painter, the gastronomer, the sportsman and the pantologist, assisted by the skill of the bookmaker and etcher, will be required to compose the cookbook par excellence. - Author: George Ellwanger
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#4. No one wants my painting because it is different from other people's peculiar, crazy public that demands the greatest possible degree of originality on the painter's part and yet won't accept him unless his work resembles that of the others! - Author: Paul Gauguin
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#5. Pain brings clarity. - Author: Kristen Painter
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#6. You're a painter. You're a baker. You like to sleep with the windows open. You never take sugar in your tea. And you always double-knot your shoelaces. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#7. I was a terrible painter - my portraits looked like the evil chimera love-children of Picasso's demoiselles and the BBC test card clown. - Author: Sarah Hall
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#8. The painter who strives to represent reality must transcend his own perception. He must ignore or override the very mechanismsin his mInd that create objects out of images(symbols) ... The artist, like the eye, must provide true images and the clues of distance to tell his magic lies. - Author: Colin Blakemore
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#9. The painter must give a completely free rein to any feeling or sensations he may have and reject nothing to which he is naturally drawn. - Author: Lucian Freud
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#10. He that would be a painter must have a natural turn thereto. Love and delight therein are better of the Art of Painting than compulsion. - Author: Albrecht Durer
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#11. The chief consideration for a good painter is to think out the whole of his picture, to have it in his head as a whole ... so that he may then execute it with warmth and as if the entire thing were done at the same time. - Author: Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
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#12. Just as a painter needs light in order to put the finishing touches to his picture, so I need an inner light, which I feel I never have enough of in the autumn. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#13. I never knew any painter worthy of the name who paid the smallest attention to what a critic says, even in conversation. - Author: Robert Baldwin Ross
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#14. I thought, enough of this, I'm not an abstract painter, what the hell am I going to do? Should I get a job in a shoe store, sell real estate, or what? I was really depressed by the whole thing, because I felt like a painter, yet I couldn't make paintings. - Author: Ralph Goings
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#15. The photographer can arrange his picture just as the painter does, only sometimes he must go about it in a different way. - Author: Laura Gilpin
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#16. The celebrated painter Gainsborough got as much pleasure from seeing violins as from hearing them. - Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg
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#17. With both acting and ballet, often you can't just choose when you do it, whereas a painter can go at his own pace. - Author: Mia Wasikowska
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#18. I want to direct films, because I am a painter and a sculptor and I've done a lot of writing. - Author: Xander Berkeley
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#19. Dull late-afternoon light glittered on the hanging copper pots in the kitchen where the old painter sat with his wine, smoking cigarette, a letter angrily crumpled on the table in front of him. - Author: Stephanie Cowell
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#20. The painter's instrument
is his armchair. - Author: Edouard Vuillard
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#21. The painter does not rest with a brush on the canvas. And so it is with Vim. Normal mode is the natural resting state. The clue is in the name, really. - Author: Drew Neil
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#22. Whoever thought the immediate alternates with the immediate action is not an abstract painter. - Author: Pierre Alechinsky
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#23. As if goaded by a kind of frantic despair, I sketched these dirty, ragged little victims of the war with their bruised, lacerated minds and bodies, their matted hair and runny noses. Here my life as a painter began in earnest. - Author: Walter Keane
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#24. For the painter, the system of painting in flat tints is superior to all others. - Author: Michel Eugene Chevreul
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#25. There are two things in the painter, the eye and the mind; each of them should aid the other. - Author: Paul Cezanne
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#26. The transition from painter to artist comes when you cross the line of painting what you see to painting what you feel about what you see. - Author: T. Allen Lawson
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#27. I have no wish to be remembered as a painter, for I never was a painter; my idea of that profession was perhaps too exalted; I may say, is too exalted. I leave it to others more worthy to fill the niches of art. - Author: Samuel Morse
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#28. I think a poet, like a painter, should be a craftsperson. - Author: Anne Stevenson
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#29. Things were sort of Bohemian in Montmartre - one lived, one painted, one was a painter - all that doesn't mean anything, fundamentally. - Author: Marcel Duchamp
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#30. The modern painter ... is an excellent couturier - Author: Joris-Karl Huysmans
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#31. When we speak of the perfection of art, we must recollect what the materials are with which a painter contends with nature. For the light of the sun he has but patent yellow and white lead - for the darkest shade, umber or soot. - Author: John Constable
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#32. Generally, when I tell people I'm a painter, they ask me if I have a card: 'Yes, we'd like this room in this color.' I still might get cards that say 'Mark Bradford. Painter.' - Author: Mark Bradford
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#33. Women are very different to men, and that hasn't been respected. So when people say there's never been a good woman painter or poet or engineer or whatever, they don't understand that our skills are many simultaneously and men's skills are single. - Author: Joanna Lumley
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#34. No form of art repeats or imitates successfully all that can be said by another; the writer conveys his experience of life along a channel of communication closed to painter, mathematician, musician, film-maker. - Author: Storm Jameson
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#35. The stubby French painter Toulouse-Lautrec supposedly invented chocolate mousse - I find that rather hard to believe, but there you have it. - Author: Alton Brown
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#36. If I hadn't been a designer, I'd have been a painter. I began as a painter and learned the craft of pottery in order to support myself. - Author: Eva Zeisel
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#37. I never thought I would be a painter. That I might make a world and walk into it and forget myself. That art would be something I would not have any way of not doing. - Author: Peter Heller
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#38. I was always pretty decent at fast stick work or doing stuff that seems impressive that's not really; I was pretty tasteful and had good ideas musically. But I had a terrible sense of tempo, which is like being a blind painter. - Author: Damien Chazelle
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#39. When I was quite young, I dreamed of being a painter. - Author: James Gray
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#40. Just as a painter paints,
and a ponderer ponders,
a writer writes,
and a wanderer wanders. - Author: Roman Payne
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#41. When I was in high school, I was going to be a painter because I had a facility for painting. I could do it, but I didn't have anything to say in that medium. - Author: Ellen McLaughlin
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#42. The painter who has no doubt about his own ability will attain very little. - Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
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#43. My grandfather was not a musician but he was an artist - a painter, a decorative painter. - Author: Gyorgy Ligeti
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#44. Pretend you are dancing or singing a picture. A worker or painter should enjoy his work, else the observer will not enjoy it. - Author: Robert Henri
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#45. Concision in art is a necessity and an elegance. The verbose painter bores: who will get rid of all these trimmings? - Author: Edouard Manet
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#46. She's a lovely young woman from upstate New York, but you should be very thankful for those romance-novel-reading, tween-movie-watching women. They've had a big hand in making our town a success." "And Julian's love life, once he learned to spray himself with glitter. - Author: Kristen Painter
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#47. I began as a naturalistic painter. Very quickly I felt the urgent need for a more concise form of expression and an economy of means. I never stopped progressing toward abstraction. - Author: Piet Mondrian
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#48. I'd rather be remembered as a famous painter than a famous model, so I'll have to start the ball rolling now. - Author: Kirsty Hume
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#49. A really intelligent man makes an indifferent painter. For painting requires a certain blindness, a partial refusal to be aware of all the options ... - Author: Peter Greenaway
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#50. If the newspapers cut me up so much that I shall not venture before the world again, I have resolved to become a house painter; that would be as easy as anything else, and I should, at any rate, still be an artist! - Author: Frederic Chopin
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#51. Everyone in their life has his own particular way of expressing life's purpose - the lawyer his eloquence, the painter his palette, and the man of letters his pen from which the quick words of his story flow. I have my bicycle. - Author: Gino Bartali
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#52. I wanted to be an artist. I was studying art. I wanted to be a great painter. When I went into the Navy, there wasn't much to draw at sea. So I began writing, and I began reading a lot. - Author: Evan Hunter
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#53. She was an enthusiastic painter of oils and watercolors. She was also very generous. I could mess with her paints and brushes all I wanted. On one condition: that I kept my brushes clean. The only art lesson my mother gave me was how to wash my brushes. - Author: Barbara Cooney
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#54. I never wanted to be a painter; I wanted to be a tap dancer. - Author: Andy Warhol
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#55. A painter leaves his emotions behind him for posterity to share. - Author: Augustus John
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#56. In many times, after creating a piece of work I want to stand up and applaud. - Author: Shawn Lukas
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#57. My father was a painter. There was a lot of singing. We hung around with a lot of folk musicians. My family knew a lot of great folk musicians of the time, like Woody Guthrie, Paul Robeson, Leadbelly. They were all people we knew. - Author: Alan Arkin
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#58. Scare you?" he asked from where he walked beside her.
"No." Yes. Like he didn't know. "I hate that silent speed thing. Worst vampire ability ever. - Author: Kristen Painter
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#59. My son's a painter. All through school his teachers tell him he's a genius. I tell him to paint me an apple that looks like an apple before he paints me one that doesn't. Go where you can go, but start from someplace recognizable. - Author: Charles Mingus
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#60. I was born in Den Bosch, where the painter Hieronymus Bosch named himself after. And so I've always been very fond of this painter who lived and worked in the 15th century. - Author: Frans De Waal
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#61. The mathematician's patterns, like the painter's or the poet's must be beautiful; the ideas like the colours or the words, must fit together in a harmonious way. Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics. - Author: G.H. Hardy
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#62. I spend a lot of time working as a painter and in my studio I go from upstairs where I paint to downstairs where I play and record, so I get this thing crossing over. - Author: Andy Summers
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#63. I don't like to make a distinction between the writer and the painter , finally , because I do both things anyway . Everybody's dreaming and trying to put down their dreams in the way that their hand knows best . I feel as much a unity , as much comradeship , with painters as I do writers . - Author: Clive Barker
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#64. Composer, sculptor, painter, poet, prophet, sage, these are the makers of the after-world, the architects of
heaven. The world is beautiful because they have lived; without them, laboring humanity would perish. - Author: James Allen
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#65. I wonder if it's ok being a second-rate painter. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#66. I have loved enough women to know how to paint.
If I had loved fewer, I would be an illustrator; if I had loved more, I would be a poet. - Author: Sarah Ruhl
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#67. The thinker requires exactly the same light as the painter, clear, without direct sunshine, or blinding reflection, and, where possible, from above. - Author: August Wilhelm Von Schlegel
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#68. How can you fly? I mean you have wings. Feathers. Did you know you have wings? - Author: Sally Painter
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#69. Luck is when preparation meets opportunity. I'll share the formula I learned while forging my way forward as a full-time painter for forty-four years. The steps all break down to one simple sentence: Make art that connects with enough folks for you to earn a splendid living. - Author: Jack White
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#70. Strangers are just friends we don't know yet. - Author: Sarah Painter
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#71. I wasn't always a writer. When I went to college and majored in fine arts, I was a painter. Then I was a stay-at-home mom. - Author: Janet Evanovich
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#72. Whether it's a painter finding his way each morning to the easel, or a medical researcher returning daily to the laboratory, the routine is as much a part of the creative process as the lightning bolt of inspiration, maybe more. - Author: Twyla Tharp
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#73. A writer or painter cannot change the world. But they can keep an essential margin of nonconformity alive. - Author: Luis Bunuel
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#74. A dancer or a painter or a writer.They create beautiful moments and capture them in their imagination - Author: K.J. Kilton
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#75. To put it figuratively, the role played by a logotherapist is rather that of an eye specialist than of a painter. A painter tries to convey to us a picture of the world as he sees it, an ophthalmologist tries to enable us to see the world as it really is. - Author: Viktor E. Frankl
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#76. Which was how Britteny ended up nestled next to Mickey, under the shelter of a painter's drop cloth.
She felt no pain.
She saw no light.
She heard, but barely.
Her heart was still and silent.
Yet she did not die. - Author: Michael Grant
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#77. The quality of a painter depends on the amount of past he carries with him. - Author: Pablo Picasso
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#78. It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary. - Author: David Bailey
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#79. To say to the painter that Nature is to be taken as she is, is to say to the player that he may sit on the piano. - Author: James Whistler
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#80. My sister-in-law is a painter, and I'll say, how long did it take you to paint that painting. She'll say, It took me maybe three days, but it took me all my life to get the skills to paint that painting. - Author: Anthony Doerr
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#81. It's like anything. It's like you're an actor, or a painter, or a writer. You've always got to entertain yourself first before you can even consider entertaining other people. Because if it doesn't excite you, it's never gonna excite anybody. - Author: Noel Gallagher
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#82. A photographer is a photographer and an artist is an artist. I don't believe in labels or titles. Why should a painter or sculptor who has probably never challenged the rules be an artist just because his title and an art school education automatically make him one. - Author: Peter Lindbergh
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#83. Over the years, I have been a house painter, farm worker, paste-up artist, Easter Bunny, pizza delivery person, homeless shelter staff member, and counselor for adults and kids with mental illness - I quit my last real job in 2000 to work on writing full-time. - Author: Jennifer McMahon
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#84. I would have loved to have been a painter or a sculptor. I'm still fascinated by those things. - Author: Ben Whishaw
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#85. The artist had captured a moment that went on suggesting other moments in the mind of the beholder. This, Timmon told me, was what every painter, every singer, every craftsman sought to create. - Author: Jim Grimsley
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#86. I am obsessed with the process of creation. - Author: Zdzislaw Beksinski
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#87. I crave to be able to photograph the way a painter paints - in a loose, expressive way. - Author: Chris Jordan
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#88. In places like Germany or France the idea of black-white is not so much black-white but "our people and them," and "them" can be people from the near east like Turks or Muslims or North Africans, all of whom might well be considered white in the United States. - Author: Nell Irvin Painter
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#89. Although the poet has as wide a choice of subjects as the painter, his creations fail to afford as much satisfaction to mankind as do paintings ... if the poet serves the understanding by way of the ear, the painter does so by the eye, which is the nobler sense. - Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
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#90. The majority of (painters), because they aren't colorists, do not see yellow, orange or sulphur in the South (of France) and they call a painter mad if he sees with eyes other than theirs - Author: Vincent Van Gogh
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#91. A great painter does not content himself by affecting us with his masterpieces; ultimately, he succeeds in changing the landscape of our minds. Once - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#92. One should be a painter. As a writer, I feel the beauty, which is almost entirely colour, very subtle, very changeable, running over my pen, as if you poured a large jug of champagne over a hairpin. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#93. The key role of entrepreneurs, like the most crucial role of scientists, is not to fill in the gaps in an existing market or theory, but to generate entirely new markets or theories ... They stand before a canvas as empty as any painter's; a page as blank as any poet's. - Author: George Gilder
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#94. I see [my pen] as an extension of my musculature. It's like being a painter. It's the closest I can get to my breath. - Author: Spalding Gray
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#95. If heaven had granted me five more years, I could have become a real painter. - Author: Hokusai Katsushika
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#96. The hardest part of training a painter is showing him how to introduce emotion into his work, - Author: Robyn Carr
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#97. For me, self-esteem-building and confidence-building is the foundation for anything that we do, whether you want to be a writer, a painter, or a entrepreneur. - Author: Hill Harper
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#98. It is an intimately communicative affair between the painter and his painting, a conversation back and forth, the painting telling the painter even as it receives its shape and form. - Author: Ben Shahn
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#99. With a painter or a sculptor, one cannot begin to alter his works, but an architect has to put up with anything, because he makes utility objects - the building is there to be used, and times change. - Author: Arne Jacobsen
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#100. I didn't respond to him. Couldn't speak at all. Couldn't look at his self-mutilation
not even the clean, bandaged version of it. Instead, I looked at my own rough, stained house painter's hand. They seemed more like puppets than hands. I had no feelings in it either. - Author: Wally Lamb
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