Reaching Out For Your Own Portrait

How you can reach out to paint your own portrait



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Dust thou art, to dust returnest. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Art is the most beautiful of lies. - Claude Debussy

Imagination is the eye of the soul. - Joseph Joubert

The painting has a life of its own. - Jackson Pollock

You have to hold onto your fantasy. - Betsey Johnson

Illusion is the first of all pleasures. - Oscar Wilde

What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art. - Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Art is either a plagiarist or a revolutionist. - Paul Gauguin

A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art. - Paul Cezanne

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion. - Miguel de Unamuno

There is nothing more dreadful than imagination without taste. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century. - Marshall McLuhan

Fine art and pizza delivery: what we do falls neatly in between. - David Letterman

Illusion is the dust the devil throws in the eyes of the foolish. - Minna Antrim

The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates. - Oscar Wilde

It is a symbol of Irish art. The cracked looking-glass of a servant. - James Joyce

I'm a guy who can't function well in life, but I can in art. - Woody Allen

It is the starved imagination, not the well-nourished, that is afraid. - E.M. Forster

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

You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. - Mark Twain

Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future. - Charles F. Kettering

Where beams of imagination play,
The memory's soft figures melt away. - Alexander Pope

Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on. - Robert Frost

Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character. - James Russel Lowell

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. - George Bernard Shaw

Wishes and fears are illusions, Dil Bahadur, not realities. You must practice detachment. - Isabel Allende

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better. - Andre Gide

It's amazing what you can do with an E in A-Level art, a twisted imagination and a chainsaw. - Damien Hirst

The illusion that the times that were are better than those that are has probably pervaded all ages. - Horace Greeley

Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. - Dwight D Eisenhower

Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist but you have ceased to live. - Mark Twain

A dreamer and a thinker understood the value of imagination. He called his imagination a "holy curiosity." - Albert Einstein

Outcomes rarely turn on grand gestures or the art of the deal, but on whether you've sent someone a thank-you note. - Bernie Brillstein

When it began, cubism was a sort of analysis, which was no more painting than the description of physical phenomena was physics. - Juan Gris

There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination. - Edmund Burke

In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other. - Voltaire

When you talk about fantasy, the usual problem is that whilst you've got the world of imagination, there are no controlling forces. - Raymond E. Feist

Running! If there's any activity happier, more exhilarating, more nourishing to the imagination, I can't imagine what it might be. - Joyce Carol Oates

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. - C S Lewis

Music embodies feeling without forcing it to contend and combine with thought, as it is forced in most arts and especially in the art of words. - Franz Liszt


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