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A Quote by Simonides of Ceos on painting, poetry, and silence

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry painting that speaks.

Simonides of Ceos (c.556 - 468 BC)

Source: Plutarch

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A Quote by Robert Dash on painting and poetry

Painting is closely related to gardening but closer still is poetry.

Robert Dash

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on manners, painting, sculpture, and teaching

Sculpture and painting have the effect of teaching us manners and abolishing hurry.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on painting, poetry, and silence

Painting was called silent poetry and poetry speaking painting.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on architecture, art, genius, husbands, jealousy, music, painting, philosophy, and poetry

Art is a jealous mistress and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry, music, architecture or philosophy, he makes a bad husband and an ill provider.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Source: Conduct of Life. Wealth

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A Quote by Paul Gardner on painting

A painting is never finished-it simply stops in interesting places.

Paul Gardner

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A Quote by Pablo Ruiz Picasso on authors, books, colors, heart, painting, pleasure, and reading

Often while reading a book one feels that the author wouold heave preferred to paint rather than to wirte; one can sense the pleasure he derives from describing a landscape or a person, as if he were painting what he is saying, because deep in his heart he would have preferred to use brushes and colors.

Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)

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A Quote by Pablo Ruiz Picasso on painting and wives

-Picasso's Wife: In my opinion to search means nothing in painting. To find is the thing.

Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)

Source: Artist on Art edited by Goldwater & Treves

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A Quote by Pablo Ruiz Picasso on god, painting, power, and sacred

Something sacred, that's it. We ought to be able to say that such and such a painting is as it is, with its capacity for power, because it is "touched by God."

Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)

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A Quote by Pablo Ruiz Picasso on painting, people, and problems

I have a horror of people who speak about the beautiful. What is the beautiful? One must speak of problems in painting!

Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)

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