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To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy.
by Alan Moore

To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy.
A lot of comic books are very literate -
unlike most films.
- Alan Moore

To some degree Satanism is purely a kind of disease of Christianity.
You've got to really be Christian to believe in Satan.
- Alan Moore

Language comes first.
It's not that language grows out of consciousness,
if you haven't got language, you can't be conscious.
- Alan Moore

War is a perversion of sex.
- Alan Moore

 

Don't leave home without your sword -
your intellect.
- Alan Moore

Because our entire universe is made up of consciousness,
we never really experience the universe directly we
just experience our consciousness of the universe,
our perception of it, so right, our only universe is perception.
- Alan Moore

Most of the people who get sent to die in wars are
young men who've got a lot of energy and would probably rather,
in a better world, be putting that energy into copulation
rather than going over there and blowing some other young man's guts out.
- Alan Moore

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Of course, Marxism is an example of what Carl Popper
would have called a 'World Three' structure,
in that it's got immense power as an idea,
but you couldn't actually hold up anything in the world and say:
'this is Marxism'.
- Alan Moore

Today is your day to paint life in bold colors;
set today's rhythm with your heart-drum;
walk today's march with courage;
create today as your celebration of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole
for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast
and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat -
dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you paint in your mind a picture of
bright and happy expectations,
you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
- Norman Vincent Peale

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

Paint Your Life In Bold Colors.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is my day to paint life in bold colors.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Paint My Life In Bold Colors.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be an Original, smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat, dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I boldly paint my dreams upon the canvas of my life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is my day to paint in bold colors,
set today's rhythm with my heart-drum,
walk today's march with courage,
create today as my celebration of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The business of peace requires more than showing up with paint brushes,
foodstuffs and an oil pipeline or two.
- Tony Snow

I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
- Pablo Picasso

When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word -
religion.
Then I go out and paint the stars.
- Vincent Van Gogh

I don't paint things.
I only paint the difference between things.
- Henri Matisse

If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,'
then by all means paint,
and that voice will be silenced.
- Vincent Van Gogh

I paint with shapes.
- Alexander Calder

A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears.
- Gertrude Stein

I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale,
you could not ignore its beauty.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.
- Honore de Balzac

Home is our sanctuary, where we:
relax into being ourselves,
play with our inner child,
paint the walls green and pink,
dig in the dirt,
grow something,
love somebody else,
love ourselves even more,
snuggle with a warm blanket on a Sunday afternoon,
hang "go away" on the door whenever we want,
clean and tidy often... or never,
launch from and return to,
are truly ourselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And also the new excitement and variety of ways that
the abstract expressionists were applying paint.
You could put it on as though it were colored air and it would be painting.
- Robert Rauschenberg

Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow.
If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.
- Paul Samuelson

One of the pleasant things those of us who write or
paint do is to have the daily miracle.
It does come.
- Gertrude Stein

We must always take from nature what we paint and always
choose the most beautiful things.
- Leon Battista Alberti

Are we to paint what's on the face, what's inside the face,
or what's behind it?
- Pablo Picasso

Let's face it: I paint well.
I know it, you know it.
There's no arguing really, is there?
- Ron Wood

Be careful that you do not write or paint anything that is not your own,
that you don't know in your own soul.
- Emily Carr

I build a kind of wall between myself and t he model
so that I can paint in peace behind it.
Otherwise, she might say something that confuses and distracts me.
- Edvard Munch

Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it.
- Danny Kaye

The painter should not paint what he sees,
but what will be seen.
- Paul Klee

It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else.
- Henri Matisse

For, when with beauty we can virtue join,
We paint the semblance of a form divine.
- Matthew Prior

It depends on where you put the paint,
not how much you splash on.
- Julian Eltinge

The only way I'm going to win a Gold Glove is with a can of spray paint.
- Reggie Jackson

I'll never have enough time to paint all the pictures I'd like to.
- Norman Rockwell

Painting is really good fun, I have always enjoyed it.
As long as I paint what I want with the freedom that I enjoy,
I never tire.
- John Dyer

At some point in life the world's beauty becomes enough.
You don't need to photograph, paint or even remember it.
It is enough.
- Toni Morrison

It doesn't make much difference how the paint is put
on as long as something has been said.
Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement.
- Jackson Pollock

He painted me when I was young because he was in love with me,
but now that he has loved me he doesn't paint me anymore.
- Jane Birkin

I write because I write - as anyone in the arts does.
You're a painter because you feel you have no choice but to paint.
You're a writer because this is what you do.
- Richard Price

He tosses aside his paint-pots and his words a foot and a half long.
- Horace

Would that we could at once paint with the eyes!
In the long way from the eye through the arm to the pencil,
how much is lost!
- Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

But I'm the only one who can paint the moon,
because I'm the only one who knows whether that's right or not.
- Alan Bean

As soon as I can afford a studio space,
I'll paint again.
- Max Cannon

I like to draw and paint.
It is a river to me.
- John Lurie

I did not use paint, I made myself up morally.
- Eleanora Duse

I can paint and draw.
I believe this myself and a few other people say that they believe this too.
But I'm not certain of whether it's true.
- Gustav Klimt

I paint because I love to cut mats.
- Arthur Alexander

I also had this artist friend who'd paint butterflies
and things like that on my head.
- Persis Khambatta

I like doing arts and crafts, so I would probably go
to one of those fun little ceramic places and go paint
some plates and do something fun like that.
- Christina Milian

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

I still drive my 1977 Honda Accord.
The paint is almost all worn off.
It's still running.
- Larry Wall

I want paint to work as flesh.
- Lucian Freud

Singing has always seemed to me the most perfect means of expression.
It is so spontaneous.
And after singing, I think the violin.
Since I cannot sing, I paint.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

If you know somethin' well, you can always paint it
but people would be better off buyin' chickens.
- Grandma Moses

I paint to evoke a changing language of symbols,
a language with which to remark upon the qualities
of our mysterious capacities which direct us toward ultimate reality.
- Morris Graves

I decided that what I really wanted to do was go off and paint.
- Jim Henson

I paint people not because of what they are like,
not exactly in spite of what they are like,
but how they happen to be.
- Lucian Freud

I give bird songs to those who dwell in cities and have never heard them,
make rhythms for those who know only military marches or jazz,
and paint colors for those who see none.
- Olivier Messiaen

Why should I paint dead fish, onions and beer glasses?
Girls are so much prettier.
- Marie Laurencin

Art doesn't feed me or fill the void when I am not working.
If I haven't worked for six months, I can't paint.
- Rod Taylor

Knowing what paint a painter uses or having an understanding
of where he was in the history of where he came from
doesn't hurt your appreciation of the painting.
- Jodie Foster

For an Impressionist to paint from nature is not to paint the subject,
but to realize sensations.
- Paul Cezanne


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