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A thing is not what you say it is or what you photograph it to be or what you paint it to be or what you sculpt it to be. Words, photographs, paintings, and sculptures are symbols of what you see, think, and feel things to be, but they are not the things themselves.

Wynn Bullock

I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.

Pablo Picasso

The artist has to feel the harmony first, it can't be faked; it breathes itself out through the pores of the fingers and the pores of the paint, only when it is so strong it can't be held in any longer.

Marney Ward

To paint is not to copy the object slavishly, it is to grasp a harmony among many relationships.

Paul Cezanne

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

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

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

Steven Wright

When Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.

Bishop Reginald Heber

I know now that most people are so closely concerned with themselves that they are not aware of their own individuality. I can see myself, and it has helped me to say what I want to say in paint.

Georgia O’Keeffe

There have been times when I have found it easier to express what I have seen in the landscape in words rather than paint.

Lawrence Gowing

Fantasy is the only canvas large enough for me to paint on.

Terry Brooks

If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.

Edward Hopper

Reality is a palette that humans paint on to let themselves sleep better at night.

Unknown

Paint a masterpiece daily. Always autograph your work with excellence.

Greg Hickman

Romances paint at full length people's wooings, But only give a bust of marriages: For no one cares for matrimonial cooings. There's nothing wrong in a connubial kiss. Think you, if Laura had been Petrarch's wife, He would have written sonnets all his life?

Lord Byron

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