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

    Author: Abbey Lincoln

But I have always said that it's important we must make sure that justice is at all time be maintained.

    Author: Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

When she was in United States, we maintained contact, we talked to each other on the phone, almost every night. And there was one occasion I tried to fix this video conferencing but somehow it did not come out very well enough so better to talk on the phone.

    Author: Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.

    Author: Abigail Van Buren

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.

    Author: Abraham Lincoln
    Topics: Government

A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting.

    Author: Abraham Maslow

A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.

    Author: Abraham Maslow

He who avoids complaint invites happiness.

    Author: Abu Bakr

I taught a lot of art history, especially Chinese, Japanese, and Indian. But the painting classes came back. The nudes came back. Not so much the still lifes. So now our department is the worst department, partly because it has the worst facilities.

    Author: Ad Reinhardt

If some student came up and wanted to know where to study painting, you'd want to suggest someplace, but there's no place. I wouldn't know where to send a student to study.

    Author: Ad Reinhardt

Now almost every artist outside of New York is connected with some school or some museum school, and even in New York the majority are. That's an interesting fact when you take the idea of making money, making a living selling paintings. Only a dozen or two painters do that.

    Author: Ad Reinhardt

As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages; and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy, and every mode of attack. Truth is mighty, and must prevail.

    Author: Adam Clarke

Let's get on our knees and pray. I don't know to whom. Is there a patron saint of ballistics gel?

    Author: Adam Savage

Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery, and you lose for certain; and the greater the number of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty.

    Author: Adam Smith

No complaint... is more common than that of a scarcity of money.

    Author: Adam Smith

On recovering my senses, I hastened to quit a place where I hoped there was nothing further to detain me. I first filled my pockets with gold, then fastened the strings of the purse round my neck, and concealed it in my bosom.

    Author: Adelbert von Chamisso

Anyone who sees and paints a sky green and fields blue ought to be sterilized.

    Author: Adolf Hitler

Ah, lives of men! When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture; when misfortune comes - A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.

    Author: Aeschylus

My paintings are not about what is seen. They are about what is known forever in the mind.

    Author: Agnes Martin

In one hotel, the maid who built the fire fainted in our room. Exhaustion was the cause. We talked with her later and learned that she worked 17 hours a day and makes 95 marks a month - about 50 cents.

    Author: Agnes Smedley

Hands are the tool of the painter, the artist.

    Author: Agnes Varda

It is no use painting the foot of the tree white, the strength of the bark cries out from beneath the paint.

    Author: Aime Cesaire

I like the theatre because you paint with broad strokes. To me the theatre is stretching its definition really far.

    Author: Ajay Naidu

I think the elections have gone well, although there is so much insecurity in Iraq. So far during the counting of ballots, there has not been a significant complaint. We have to wait to see what the outcome of the counting is.

    Author: Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

I see the friends I made over the years who have become family today, people I became acquainted with who have achieved so much in their lives. They taught me something with each meeting.

    Author: Akshay Kumar

We measure our days out in steps of uncertainty not turning to see how far we've come. And peer down the highway from here to eternity and reach out for love on the run.

    Author: Al Stewart

Never Have Your Dog Stuffed is really advice to myself, a reminder to myself not to avoid change or uncertainty, but to go with it, to surf into change.

    Author: Alan Alda

But I'm the only one who can paint the moon, because I'm the only one who knows whether that's right or not.

    Author: Alan Bean

I feel like there's too many paintings left unpainted that I just don't want to take the time away.

    Author: Alan Bean

I found I have to stay painting.

    Author: Alan Bean

Spending a weekend with Hitler would have been boring in the extreme, although you would have had a greater certainty in coming back alive.

    Author: Alan Bullock

To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate - unlike most films.

    Author: Alan Moore

Saints need sinners.

    Author: Alan Watts

Don't believe your friends when they ask you to be honest with them. All they really want is to be maintained in the good opinion they have of themselves.

    Author: Albert Camus

It is not your paintings I like, it is your painting.

    Author: Albert Camus

We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking. In that race which daily hastens us towards death, the body maintains its irreparable lead.

    Author: Albert Camus

Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.

    Author: Albert Camus
    Topics: Art

It is the cells which create and maintain in us, during the span of our lives, our will to live and survive, to search and experiment, and to struggle.

    Author: Albert Claude

It's a marvellous life, a gregarious life that we've had. We're very lucky in that way. Unlike writers or painters, we don't sit down in front of a blank canvas and say, 'How do I start? Where do I start?'

    Author: Albert Finney

I am said to be difficult of acquaintance, unwilling to meet any one half way, and showing a social manner which is easy, not diffident, but formal and unresponsive, tending constantly to hold people off.

    Author: Albert J. Nock

A man does not have to be an angel in order to be saint.

    Author: Albert Schweitzer

Everything deep is also simple and can be reproduced simply as long as its reference to the whole truth is maintained. But what matters is not what is witty but what is true.

    Author: Albert Schweitzer

Let me give you a definition of ethics: It is good to maintain and further life it is bad to damage and destroy life.

    Author: Albert Schweitzer

A living cell requires energy not only for all its functions, but also for the maintenance of its structure.

    Author: Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

All I can do will only ever be a faint image of what I see and my success will always be less than my failure or perhaps equal to the failure.

    Author: Alberto Giacometti

I paint and sculpt to get a grip on reality... to protect myself.

    Author: Alberto Giacometti

I've tried doing so, for it was never my intention to paint only with gray. But in the course of my work I have eliminated one color after another, and what has remained is gray, gray, gray!

    Author: Alberto Giacometti

If only someone else could paint what I see, it would be marvellous, because then I wouldn't have to paint at all.

    Author: Alberto Giacometti

We want to promote the great qualities of athletics - and maintain its integrity - all over the world.

    Author: Alberto Juantorena

And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting, I have decided to teach its rudiments and principles to all youngsters eager for art.

    Author: Albrecht Durer

Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence.

    Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

I paint with shapes.

    Author: Alexander Calder

Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint.

    Author: Alexander Hamilton

The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.

    Author: Alexander Pope

There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit.

    Author: Alexander Pope

Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence. Any man who has once proclaimed violence as his method is inevitably forced to take the lie as his principle.

    Author: Alexander Solzehnitsyn

Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.

    Author: Alexis de Tocqueville

The Indian knew how to live without wants, to suffer without complaint, and to die singing.

    Author: Alexis de Tocqueville

The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint, but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic colours breaking through.

    Author: Alexis de Tocqueville

I like all those painters who loved and had a strong feeling for nature.

    Author: Alfred Sisley

The animation of the canvas is one of the hardest problems of painting.

    Author: Alfred Sisley

I am not a painter, nor an artist. Therefore I can see straight, and that may be my undoing.

    Author: Alfred Stieglitz

And if thought and emotion can persist in this way so long after the brain that sent them forth has crumpled into dust, how vitally important it must be to control their very birth in the heart, and guard them with the keenest possible restraint.

    Author: Algernon H. Blackwood

This submission is a restraint of liberty, but could be of no effect as to the good intended, unless it were general; nor general, unless it were natural.

    Author: Algernon Sydney

It's Frank's painting on the cover. We were originally going to use a Salvador Dali painting that we got permission from Salvador Dali to use, and Frank found this one, and it really did fit the music much more.

    Author: Alice Cooper

When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor.

    Author: Alice Hamilton

I was not out to paint beautiful pictures; even painting good pictures was not important to me. I wanted only to help the truth burst forth.

    Author: Alice Miller

Regression to the stage of early infancy is not a suitable method in and of itself. Such a regression can only be effective if it happens in the natural course of therapy and if the client is able to maintain adult consciousness at the same time.

    Author: Alice Miller

My boyfriend calls me 'princess', but I think of myself more along the lines of 'monkey' and 'retard'.

    Author: Alicia Silverstone

Uncertainty is the worst of all evils until the moment when reality makes us regret uncertainty.

    Author: Alphonse Karr

When you're dealing with monkeys, you've got to expect some wrenches.

    Author: Alvah Bessie

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

    Author: Amanda Pays

Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.

    Author: Ambrose Bierce

Alliance - in international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.

    Author: Ambrose Bierce

Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.

    Author: Ambrose Bierce

Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic.

    Author: Ambrose Bierce
    Topics: Art

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

    Author: Ambrose Bierce
    Topics: Art

Saint: A dead sinner revised and edited.

    Author: Ambrose Bierce

The slightest acquaintance with history shows that powerful republics are the most warlike and unscrupulous of nations.

    Author: Ambrose Bierce

The substance of painting is light.

    Author: Andre Derain

The crucial discovery was made that, in order to become painting, the universe seen by the artist had to become a private one created by himself.

    Author: Andre Malraux

To the humblest among them, who may be listening to me now, I want to say that the masterpiece to which you are paying historic homage this evening is a painting which he has saved.

    Author: Andre Malraux

Nobody puts constraints on God. She doesn't like it.

    Author: Andrew Greeley

Journalism is what maintains democracy. It's the force for progressive social change.

    Author: Andrew Vachss

At 18 I began painting steadily fulltime and at age 20 had my first New York show at the Macbeth Gallery.

    Author: Andrew Wyeth

I dream a lot. I do more painting when I'm not painting. It's in the subconscious.

    Author: Andrew Wyeth

I'm a secretive bastard. I would never let anybody watch me painting... it would be like somebody watching you have sex - painting is that personal to me.

    Author: Andrew Wyeth

I don't like food that's too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I'd buy a painting.

    Author: Andy Rooney

I spend a lot of time working as a painter and in my studio I go from upstairs where I paint to downstairs where I play and record, so I get this thing crossing over.

    Author: Andy Summers

I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money.

    Author: Andy Warhol

If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There's nothing behind it.

    Author: Andy Warhol

Above all it is important to point out that we can only maintain our prosperity in Europe if we belong to the most innovative regions in the world.

    Author: Angela Merkel

I swear by that old expression, 'One monkey don't stop no show!' The reality is, we still have some good men out there, and we should hail those men as the kings they are.

    Author: Angie Stone

Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society.

    Author: Anita Brookner

Great writers are the saints for the godless.

    Author: Anita Brookner

The FBI has had a history of sex discrimination complaints brought against it, as well as race discrimination.

    Author: Anita Hill

What we really need to be understanding is that all of these things matter and they all stem from the fact that certain people live with power and authority and they want to maintain it.

    Author: Anita Hill

Since the governments are in the pockets of businesses, who's going to control this most powerful institution? Business is more powerful than politics, and it's more powerful than religion. So it's going to have to be the vigilante consumer.

    Author: Anita Roddick

It's still possible to find pockets of old Dublin - but its becoming more and more rarified.

    Author: Anjelica Huston

I also believe that it's the right thing to do, to maintain strong consumer confidence in our food systems. And I believe that the consumer should have strong confidence in our food systems.

    Author: Ann Veneman

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