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Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance paint

Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Yesterday, I did some painting then went out to buy an onion and came home

Yesterday, I did some painting then went out to buy an onion and came home and watched 'University Challenge.' The onion was probably the highlight.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Ah, lives of men! When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture; when

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.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Painting (like poetry) chooses from universals what is most apposite. It br

Painting (like poetry) chooses from universals what is most apposite. It brings together, in a single imaginary being, circumstances and characteristics which occur in nature in many different persons.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

For most Americans, poetry plays no role in their everyday lives. But also

For most Americans, poetry plays no role in their everyday lives. But also for most Americans, contemporary painting or jazz or sculpture play no role either. I'm not saying poetry is singled out as a special thing to ignore.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

In traditional Asian arts, the word and the picture always sit next to each

In traditional Asian arts, the word and the picture always sit next to each other. I have an aunt, a Chinese brush painter, who told me that when you do a Chinese brush painting, you have to pair the image up with some poetry.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I have a publishing company of books by me and books of others. It drew peo

I have a publishing company of books by me and books of others. It drew people to poetry readings and photo exhibitions and painting exhibitions that I've been doing for years before that.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Photography, painting or poetry - those are just extensions of me, how I pe

Photography, painting or poetry - those are just extensions of me, how I perceive things; they are my way of communicating.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Poetry fettered, fetters the human race. Nations are destroyed or flourish

Poetry fettered, fetters the human race. Nations are destroyed or flourish in proportion as their poetry, painting, and music are destroyed or flourish.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.

Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

To look out of a car in Scania, you see a painting on the horizontal - one

To look out of a car in Scania, you see a painting on the horizontal - one windmill, one tiny farmhouse, acres of beet or grass.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

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