Quote of the Day
I never thought I'd land in pictures with a face like mine.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love a natural look in pictures.
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
Henry Ward Beecher
Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.
Objects in pictures should so be arranged as by their very position to tell their own story.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?
History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.
Alexis de Tocqueville
If somebody thinks they're a hedgehog, presumably you just give 'em a mirror and a few pictures of hedgehogs and tell them to sort it out for themselves.
Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman.
I see drawings and pictures in the poorest of huts and the dirtiest of corners.
Vincent Van Gogh
It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality is more important than the feeling for pictures.
Vincent Van Gogh
I love all of the arts. I love motion pictures. I love stage. I love theater.
I just make the pictures and where they fall is where they fall. If somebody likes them, that's always nice. And if they don't like them, then too bad.
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
'What is the use of a book', thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversations?'
The success I have achieved in bodybuilding, motion pictures, and business would not have been possible without the generosity of the American people and the freedom here to pursue your dreams.
I'm leaving the screen because I don't think I am very good in the pictures and I have this beautiful dream that I'm elegant on the stage.
Today they're making pictures that I wouldn't want Trigger to see.
The great thing about being a print journalist is that you are permitted to duck. Cameramen get killed while the writers are flat on the floor. A war correspondent for the BBC dedicated his memoir to 50 fallen colleagues, and I guarantee you they were all taking pictures. I am only alive because I am such a chicken.
P. J. O'Rourke
Half the pictures directed by men of reputation fail.
I took to wearing a black tie known as the Ascot, with long drooping ends. I had seen pictures of painters, sculptors, poets, wearing this style of tie.
One rainy Sunday when I was in the third grade, I picked up a book to look at the pictures and discovered that even though I did not want to, I was reading. I have been a reader ever since.
Christmas morning, I'm going to open presents with my kids. I'm going to take pictures of them opening the presents. Then I'm going to come to the Staples Center and get ready to work.
All of my walls are covered with framed pictures of my friends.
A strange thing is memory, and hope; one looks backward, and the other forward; one is of today, the other of tomorrow. Memory is history recorded in our brain, memory is a painter, it paints pictures of the past and of the day.
I collect old portraits. They're all just interesting pictures of people, and you just kind of wonder who they were and what they were. There's a guy - I don't know who he is, but he's wearing a suit. He's got his arms folded, and he looks like he sold insurance or something. I'm just wondering why someone painted him.
Pictures are for entertainment, messages should be delivered by Western Union.
Nobody, I think, ought to read poetry, or look at pictures or statues, who cannot find a great deal more in them than the poet or artist has actually expressed. Their highest merit is suggestiveness.
Share with your Friends
Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Get Social with BrainyQuote
Quote of the Day
BQ on Facebook
BQ on Twitter
BQ on Pinterest
BQ on Google+
Art Quote Feed
Funny Quote Feed
Love Quote Feed
Nature Quote Feed