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Letter "P" » Painting
«I adore the theater and I am a painter. I think the two are made for a marriage of love. I will give all my soul to prove this once more.»
«I inherited a painting and a violin which turned out to be a Rembrandt and a Stradivarius. Unfortunately, Rembrandt made lousy violins and Stradivarius was a terrible painter.»
«I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty.»
«I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things.»
«I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream»
«I consciously choose the dog's path through life. I shall be poor; I shall be a painter...»
«I did my sculpture as a painter. I did not work as a sculptor.»
«I don't own any of my own paintings because a Picasso original costs several thousand dollars -- it's a luxury I can't afford.»
«I can't change the fact that my paintings don't sell. But the time will come when people will recognize that they are worth more than the value of the paints used in the picture.»
Author: Vincent van Gogh
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, The Time
«I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politicians. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting.»