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Ralph Allen Quotes and Sayings

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I paint according to the moment and the theme.
I don't have any prejudice.
Life concerns me.
- Ralph Allen

People are predominant in my paintings.
Although they are not obvious, you can feel their presence.
- Ralph Allen

I worked three and then six hours a day in my studio
with strict discipline and emotion.
I obtained awards usually granted to other foreigners
during the end-of-year admission tests.
- Ralph Allen

My first concern was to take care of my drawing.
I did not have any knowledge in arts,
especially Haitian arts, apart from the paintings I
saw in my father's office.
- Ralph Allen

 

The magic of creation has always fascinated me.
- Ralph Allen

At that time, the academic orientation was rather technical
contrary to that of the university,
where art theory is very important.
The teachers were renowned artists and among the best of that time.
- Ralph Allen

Without a good cultural policy, without adequate help,
we will always have individualists, shooting stars
who are rapidly forgotten or who stop painting for
a more profitable occupation.
- Ralph Allen

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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

Paint Your Life In Bold Colors.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I paint with shapes.
- Alexander Calder

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

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

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

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

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 do not literally paint that table,
but the emotion it produces upon me.
- Henri Matisse

I love filmmaking, and I love the process.
And I would rather do nothing else.
It's a privilege to be able to paint such big pictures,
so to speak.
- Bryan Singer

People don't have time to wait for somebody to paint their portraits anymore.
The money is in photography.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

To paint is a possessing rather than a picturing.
- Philip Guston

Nothing makes me so happy as to observe nature and to paint what I see.
- Henri Rousseau

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

There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative
painter than to paint a rose,
because before he can do so he has first to forget
all the roses that were ever painted.
- Henri Matisse

Women are not in love with me but with the picture of me on the screen.
I am merely the canvas on which women paint their dreams.
- Rudolph Valentino

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

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 believe that the great painters with their intellect
as master have attempted to force this unwilling medium
of paint and canvas into a record of their emotions.
- Edward Hopper

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

For example, lead paint in old houses can be a greater
threat to children's health than lead that may be under
some industrial site where there are no children.
- Fred Thompson

Why talk when you can paint?
- Milton Avery

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

There is only one true thing: instantly paint what you see.
When you've got it, you've got it.
When you haven't, you begin again.
All the rest is humbug.
- Edouard Manet

I don't think you can lightly paint a picture.
It's an activity I take very seriously.
- Howard Hodgkin

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

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

Cartooning at its best is a fine art.
I'm a cartoonist who works in the medium of animation,
which also allows me to paint my cartoons.
- Ralph Bakshi

Painters must speak through paint, not through words.
- Hans Hofmann

I hate flowers - I paint them because they're cheaper
than models and they don't move.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

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

I apply paint directly from the tube and with my fingers.
- John Dyer

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

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

Not only are Christians writing about Jesus,
but also Communists, Jews, atheists and agnostics are
taking up their pens to paint a portrait of Jesus.
- John Clayton

It took me four years to paint like Raphael,
but a lifetime to paint like a child.
- Pablo Picasso

What I wanted to do was to paint sunlight on the side of a house.
- Edward Hopper

The reason that I'm an actor, or an artist,
is ultimately because I'm trying to paint a self-portrait,
and the most complete and beautiful self-portrait that you can.
- Terrence Howard

I don't have to lay on the couch and see a therapist
because my therapist is in my paint brushes.
- Abbey Lincoln

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

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

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

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

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

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

'Tis human actions paint the chart of time.
- James Montgomery

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

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

I paint because it hurts not to.
Pain is in the word painting.
- Marta Gottfried

The painter should paint not only what he has in front of him,
but also what he sees inside himself.
- Caspar David Friedrich

I wish there was a painter who could paint as well
as Ted Williams could hit.
- Jack Levine


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