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Morris Graves Quotes and Sayings

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I paint to rest from the phenomena of the external
world-to pronounce and to make notations of its essences
with which to verify the inner eye.
- Morris Graves

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

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 PHOTO

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

 

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

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

Paint Your Life In Bold Colors.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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I Paint My Life In Bold Colors.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I paint with shapes.
- Alexander Calder

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

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

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

But who can paint like Nature? Can imagination boast,
amid its gay creation, hues like hers?
- James Thomson

Life obliges me to do something, so I paint.
- Rene Magritte

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

He knows much of what men paint themselves would blister
in the light of what they are.
- Edwin A. Robinson

How hard it is to make your thoughts look anything
but imbecile fools when you paint them with ink on paper.
- Olive Schreiner

I also paint and enjoy acrylic medium;
some of my close friends have paintings I did for them.
- Kiana Tom

I paint a slice of life, whatever it is that day.
- Geoffrey Holder

Painting is a language which cannot be replaced by another language.
I don't know what to say about what I paint,
really.
- Balthus

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

I always thought that one of the reasons why a painter
likes especially to have other painters look at his
or her work is the shared experience of having pushed paint around.
- Chuck Close

I really enjoy squeezing out a big lump of paint directly
onto the canvas and leaving it;
fresh,
immediate and sometimes shocking.
- John Dyer

It's funny that all these goths paint their faces with
such white make-up and that is the actual colour of my skin,
I am that pale!
- Kelly Osbourne

Instead of art I have taught philosophy.
Though technique for me is a big word,
I never have taught how to paint.
All my doing was to make people to see.
- Josef Albers

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

An artist can go paint, and a writer can go write,
but an actor needs to get hired, needs somebody to say,
'Here, come and do this,' That's the hard part.
- John Glover

I'm just a landscape painter.
I look out the window and I see what's going on,
and I paint it.
While I'm painting it, I also write thoughts about
what I see going on out there.
- William Wiley

I took it upon myself to paint a better picture of
rural life and what it is all about.
- Bubba Sparxxx

What I wish to show when I paint is the way I see things
with my eyes and in my heart.
- Raoul Dufy

Don't be an art critic.
Paint.
There lies salvation.
- Paul Cezanne

I like the theatre because you paint with broad strokes.
To me the theatre is stretching its definition really far.
- Ajay Naidu

Some people like to paint trees.
I like to paint love.
I find it more meaningful than painting trees.
- Robert Indiana

Why talk when you can paint?
- Milton Avery

It really is a day job, and it also seems to have virtually
disappeared-with no remorse,
really.
It gives me more time to paint.
- Martin Mull

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

Sometimes I see it and then paint it.
Other times I paint it and then see it.
Both are impure situations, and I prefer neither.
- Jasper Johns

I trust Winsor and Newton and I paint directly upon it.
- Edward Hopper

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

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 Fulghum

It's a small world, but I wouldn't want to have to paint it.
- Steven Wright

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

What she did was to open our eyes to details of country
life such as teaching us names of wild flowers and
getting us to draw and paint and learn poetry.
- Laurie Lee

People were very affected by the war.
But it didn't mean you stopped painting unless you
were called into the Army;
then you just couldn't paint.
But otherwise one continued.
- Lee Krasner

Learning lines is on my mind until I do know them.
I'll read the paper or paint the house to keep from starting to memorize.
I've never found an easy way.
- Paul Lynde

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

Youth must go ahead and prosper.
These young painters are all very talented people,
but they all paint frescoes.
- Edvard Munch

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

See, when I paint, it is an experience that,
at its best, is transcending reality.
- Keith Haring

David is purely a conceptual artist.
He didn't play any instruments or paint or anything.
We were painters.
- Tina Weymouth

You treat the air as a canvas and the paint is the
chords that come through your fingers,
out of the keyboard.
- Pharrell Williams

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

I don't paint to live, I live to paint.
- Willem de Kooning

Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend.
- John Singer Sargent

I have improved the way in which I paint.
The colours are cleaner and there is more energy in the brush work.
- John Dyer

The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to,
and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration.
- Frida Kahlo

I just think that it's maybe fashionable today to try
to take individual actions and individual failures
and take the broadest possible brush and try to paint a company.
- Lee Scott

A painter paints his pictures on canvas.
But musicians paint their pictures on silence.
We provide the music, and you provide the silence.
- Leopold Stokowski

As far as I am concerned the paint is the person.
I want it to work for me just as flesh does.
- Lucian Freud

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

We know evolution happened because innumerable bits
of data from myriad fields of science conjoin to paint
a rich portrait of life's pilgrimage.
- Michael Shermer


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