Pain Quotes

The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.
John Kenneth Galbraith
George tooke - painting is an attempt to come to terms with...

David bailey - it takes a lot of imagination to be a good...
It is as painful perhaps to be awakened from a vision as to be born.
Ulysses
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do. To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
Henry David Thoreau, "Where I Live".

Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life - - Learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.
Robert
I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
Albert Einstein
Van Gogh became a painter because he had no ear for music.
Nikki Harris
For there is no greater pain, than to remember in present grief, past happinesses.
Dante, The Divine Comedy
There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behavior, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you cannot bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all you are beyond the pain.
Bartholomew
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
I say that good painters imitated nature but that bad ones vomited it.
Miguel de Cervantes
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
M. Kathleen Casey
It is a pain in the ass waiting around for someone to try to kill you.
Roger Zelazny
For the memory of love is sweet, though the love itself were in vain. And what I have lost of pleasure, assuage what I find of pain.
Lyste
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting with the gift of speech.
Simonides
Virtue is not the absense of vices or the avoidance of moral dangers virtue is a vivid and separate ting, like pain or a particular smell.
G. K. Chesterton
Pablo picasso - there are painters who transform the sun to a...
A strange thing is memory, and hope one looks backward, and the other forward one is of today, the other of tomorrow. Memory is history recorded in our brain, memory is a painter, it paints pictures of the past and of the day.
Anna Mary Robertson Moses
He who makes a beast of himself relieves himself the pain of being a man.
Hunter S. Thompson
Life is pain, highness Anyone who says differently is selling something.
William Goldman
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, however, if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
Maya Angelou
Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of their society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital quality for those who seek to change a world which yields most painfully to change.
Robert F. Kennedy, 1966 speech
The trouble with born - Again Christians is that they are an even bigger pain the second time around.
Herb Caen
Whoever feels pain in hearing a good character of his neighbor, will feel a pleasure in the reverse. And those who despair to rise in distinction by their virtues, are happy if others can be depressed to a level of themselves.
Benjamin Franklin
The most painful state of living is remembering the future.
Soren Kierkegaard
Pablo Picasso resisted school stubbornly and seemed completely unable to learn to read or write. To other students grew used to seeing him come late with his pet pigeon - - And with the paintbrush he always carried as if it were an extension of his own body.
Mildred & Victor Goertzel
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.
Isaac Bashevis Singe
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Jean Jacques Rousseau, Emile, 1762
We should all be obliged to appear before a board every five years and justify our existence... on pain of liquidation.
George Bernard Shaw
Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain.
Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B. C.
Where there is love, there is pain.
Danish prove
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
Buddha
It is very difficult to be wholly joyous or wholly sad on this earth. The comic, when it is human, soon takes upon itself a face of pain and some of our griefs... have their source in weaknesses which must be recognized with smiling compassion as the common inheritance of us all.
Miguel de Cervantes
Each painting has its own way of evolving... When the painting is finished, the subject reaveals itself.
William Baziotes
Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.
Blaise Pascal
I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.
James Arthur Baldwin
Painting The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic.
Ambrose Bierce