„It is too easy to say 'what if' and paint a picture of a perfect world.“

—  Darren Shan, libro The Lake of Souls

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Robert M. Pirsig Foto
John D. Barrow Foto
Sarah McLachlan Foto

„So what are we saying?
Our Eden's a failure.
A made-up story to fit the picture-perfect world.
The one with "I do"s and "I love you."
And "we are made for each other."“

—  Sarah McLachlan Canadian musician, singer, and songwriter 1968
Song lyrics, Is forever over now? U Want Me 2, written by Sarah McLachlan and Pierre Marchand

Leopold Stokowski Foto

„A painter paints his pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.“

—  Leopold Stokowski British conductor 1882 - 1977
Context: A painter paints his pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. We provide the music, and you provide the silence. Addressing an audience at Carnegie Hall, as quoted in The New York Times (11 May 1967); often this is quoted without the humorous final sentence.

Franz Marc Foto

„You can't make a perfect painting. We can see perfection in our minds. But we can't make a perfect painting.“

—  Agnes Martin American artist 1912 - 2004
1980 - 2000, interview with Joan Simon, 1995 in Perfection is in the Mind, p. 86; as quoted in A House Divided: American Art Since 1955, Anne M. G. Wagner, Univ. of California Press, 2012, p. 263

Mark Rothko Foto

„A painting is not a picture of an experience; it is an experience.“

—  Mark Rothko American painter 1903 - 1970
1950's, As quoted in 'Mark Rothko', Dorothy Seiberling in LIFE magazine (16 November 1959), p. 82

Oskar Kokoschka Foto
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Foto

„Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.“

—  Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. United States Supreme Court justice 1841 - 1935
1910s, Address to the Harvard Alumni Association to the Class of '61, in Speeches (1913), p. 96.

Pablo Picasso Foto

„The world doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?“

—  Pablo Picasso Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer 1881 - 1973

Dejan Stojanovic Foto

„Everything that looks too perfect is too perfect to be perfect.“

—  Dejan Stojanovic poet, writer, and businessman 1959
From the poems written in English, Mastery http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/mastery-2/

Ralph Waldo Emerson Foto
Mark Rothko Foto
Etty Hillesum Foto
Robert Greene Foto

„If I am lucky, the picture will paint itself“

—  Julian Trevelyan
Quoted in Insights by Liz rideal, National Portrait Gallery, London 2005 ISBN 1855143631

Patrick Swift Foto

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