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Amanda Pays Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Amanda Pays.

I painted one dining room red and I must say,
the conversation became very heated in that room.
- Amanda Pays

Comfort rules.
You want to be able to sit in a good chair comfortably
for a few hours and be able to talk and enjoy a glass of wine.
There's nothing worse than sitting in an uncomfortable chair.
- Amanda Pays

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Completion:
It is time for the project to be over.
You submitted the proposal, you painted your house,
you passed-in the term paper.
Whatever praise or criticism you received,
it is now time to move on to your next project.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
- Ambrose Bierce

It seems like if you are not painted up special way
or have some tailor made outfit to put on to go out on stage...
I don't know...
there's too much of it out there.
- Phil Anselmo

When I'm writing, I am concentrating almost wholly on concrete detail:
the color a room is painted,
the way a drop of water rolls off a wet leaf after a rain.
- Donna Tartt

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Most women are not as young as they are painted.
- Max Beerbohm

I don't know what it means to be a sex symbol.
When I look myself on a magazine cover I don't see it as me,
but as someone painted, fluffed, puffed and done up.
- Jennifer Aniston

Let's look at people as artists and try to support them;
just because Picasso painted a couple of bad paintings,
that's no reason to say he's a lousy painter.
- Steve Guttenberg

Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys,
and eagerly pursues imaginary joys.
- Mark Akenside

Yes, I did, I mean I painted er, in a kind of abstract expressionist way,
because of course that was exciting.
- David Hockney

Before that I wanted to be a magazine illustrator -
I probably would have painted Gothic scenes.
- Ira Levin

There is only one absinthe drinker, and that's the
man who painted this idiotic picture.
- Thomas Couture

My grandfather gave me my first guitar,
an old acoustic with palm trees and dancing girls painted on it.
- Dan Fogelberg

I painted the picture, and in the colors the rhythm of the music quivers.
I painted the colors I saw.
- Edvard Munch

I wanted to be complete, because I figured that,
visually, there was an avenue to explore with painted stuff.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

All I wanted was to connect my moods with those of Paris.
Beauty paints and when it painted most,
I shot.
- Ernst Haas

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

The classical writers...
playwrights, Jacobean, Elizabethan playwrights,
all showed areas of all classes and how they live and
painted them pretty authentically.
- Timothy West

I often painted fragments of things because it seemed
to make my statement as well as or better than the whole could.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

No one has ever written, painted, sculpted,
modeled, built, or invented except literally to get out of hell.
- Antonin Artaud

If no one ever took risks, Michaelangelo would have
painted the Sistine floor.
- Neil Simon

Some folks think I painted Lincoln from life,
but I haven't been around that long.
Not quite.
- Norman Rockwell

When having my portrait painted I don't want justice,
I want mercy.
- Billy Hughes

A beautiful woman can be painted as a totem only;
not as a woman,
but as a Madonna, a queen, a sphinx.
- Saul Steinberg

The mainstream media has chosen their candidates and their issues,
and they're not the same as the GOP's.
They are going to be painted as the bad guys.
- Barbara Olson

I had to work out that it was something that could move,
without having everybody in spray painted leotards.
- Colleen Atwood

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

Imagination is the key to my lyrics.
The rest is painted with a little science fiction.
- Jimi Hendrix

I also hang the pictures low rather than high,
and particularly in the case of the largest ones,
often as close to the floor as is feasible,
for that is the way they are painted.
- Mark Rothko

I just recently did a film with Disney,
and they put the drawings straight on the computer.
And it's all painted on the computer now and not by hand anymore.
- Gerald Scarfe

It is a widely accepted notion among painters that
it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted.
This is the essence of academicism.
- Mark Rothko

Yes, indeed, in fact I would tell you that we go out
of our way to be true to the original feeling and sort
of sonic and musical pallet that we painted with back then.
- James Young

I always wanted to be an artist, whatever that was,
like other chicks want to be stewardesses.
I read.
I painted.
I thought.
- Janis Joplin

In this movie they took them up in space.
They're floating around and doing zero gravity stuff.
Well, they had to do it all on wires.
All the wires had to be painted black against this black background.
If you didn't light it properly you could see the wires.
Drove them crazy!
- John Badham

A narrative is like a room on whose walls a number
of false doors have been painted;
while within the narrative,
we have many apparent choices of exit,
but when the author leads us to one particular door,
we know it is the right one because it opens.
- John Updike

Nudes are the greatest to paint.
Everything you can find in a landscape or a still life
or anything else is there:
darkness and light,
character dimension, texture.
I painted heads too, of course.
- John Hurt

I always have a good reason for taking something out
but I never have one for putting something in.
And I don't want to, because that means that the picture
is being painted predigested.
- Robert Rauschenberg

A catcher must want to catch.
He must make up his mind that it isn't the terrible job it is painted,
and that he isn't going to say every day,
'Why, oh why with so many other positions in baseball did I take up this one.'
- Bill Dickey

What is a face, really? Its own photo? Its make-up?
Or is it a face as painted by such or such painter?
That which is in front? Inside? Behind? And the rest?
Doesn't everyone look at himself in his own particular
way? Deformations simply do not exist.
- Pablo Picasso

I went to an art school in Brooklyn and painted Fine Art,
if that's what you'd call it for eight years in New York,
until I saw the first underground comics in the East Village Other.
- Bill Griffith

You know when you take the paint off an old canvas
and you discover that something's been painted underneath
it? That's what I feel like -
that part of the old is coming through the new.
- Carly Simon

The scenarios of biological or chemical warfare painted
in detail by the American media during the months after
September 11 only betray the inability of the government
to determine the magnitude of the danger.
- Jurgen Habermas

Mourning Ruby is not a flat landscape:
it is more like a box with pictures painted on every face.
And each face is also a door which opens,
I hope, to take the reader deep into the book.
- Helen Dunmore

I just have more fun when I get to try new things -
and the action film genre has kind of painted itself into a corner,
copied itself so many times and it has basically run out of bad buys.
- Bruce Willis

I'd never painted anything before.
I was quite content to take other people's work since
I didn't care anyway about the subject matter.
I approached subject matter as a scoundrel.
I had nothing to say about it whatsoever.
I only wanted to make these exciting paintings.
- Tom Wesselmann

And I started with this: I have not painted at all my childhood.
In fact, I never painted.
But I helped my father who was a house painter and decorative painter.
He made stage sets, he made glass paintings,
he made everything.
- Josef Albers

You go through at least the first two years of Star
Trek and you find some amazing stuff.
Everything that was going on Gene put into the series.
He just put strange costumes on the actors and painted
them funny colours and left the same situation in.
- Majel Barrett

Eisenhower had about the most expressive face I ever painted,
I guess.
Just like an actor's.
Very mobile.
When he talked, he used all the facial muscles.
And he had a great, wide mouth that I liked.
When he smiled, it was just like the sun came out.
- Norman Rockwell

This would be a distortion of their meaning,
since the pictures are intimate and intense,
and are the opposite of what is decorative;
and have been painted in a scale of normal living rather
than an institutional scale.
- Mark Rothko

When Picasso painted in Paris, was he a Spanish or
a French painter? It does not matter,
he was Picasso, whatever the influences surrounding him.
He simply chose Paris because it was the ideal place
for him to sell his creation.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud

The picture is all he feels about it,
all he thinks worth preserving of it,
all he invests it with.
If all the qualities which a painter took from the
model for his picture were really taken,
no person could be painted twice.
- Lucian Freud

Painting picture by picture, I followed the impressions
my eye took in at heightened moments.
I painted only memories, adding nothing,
no details that I did not see.
Hence the simplicity of the paintings,
their emptiness.
- Edvard Munch

The natural response of the old-timers is to build
a strong moral wall against the outside.
This is where the world starts to be painted in black and white,
saints inside, and sinners outside the wall.
- Mary Douglas

But when I worked on a painting I would do it from
a drawing but I would put certain things I was fairly
sure I wanted in the painting,
and then collage on the painting with printed dots
or painted paper or something before I really committed it.
- Roy Lichtenstein

The true picture of life as it is, if it could be adequately painted,
would show men what they are, and how they might rise,
not, indeed to perfection, but one step first,
and then another on the ladder.
- Anthony Trollope

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

Each man is the architect of his own fate.
- Appius Claudius

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

He is a wise man who does not grieve
for the things which he has not,
but rejoices for those which he has.
- Epictetus

Every man and woman is born into the world
to do something unique and something distinctive;
and if he or she does not do it,
it will never be done.
- Benjamin E. Mays

For man with no forgiveness in heart,
life worse punishment than death.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2


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