"Sweet is true love that is given in vain, and sweet is death that takes away pain."
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"To touch a sore is to renew one's grief."
"For we are born in other's pain, and perish in our own."
"Pain adds rest unto pleasure, and teaches the luxury of health."
"Pain with the thousand teeth."
"Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge."
"On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points."
"Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory."
"If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye."
"Good painters imitate nature, bad ones spew it up."
"A good painter is to paint two main things, men and the working of man's mind."
"Painting does not come from intelligence so much, as from sight and feeling and invention."
"Sunlight is painting."
"Drawing is speaking to the eye; talking is painting to the ear."
"I paint things as they are. I don't comment. I record."
"The best portraits are those in which there is a slight mixture of caricature."
"Painting is just another way of keeping a diary."
"I paint objects as I think them not as I see them."
"I've been forty years discovering that the queen of all colors is black."
"Painting is a way to forget life. It is a cry in the night, a strangled laugh."
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