Portrait Quotes

"I was going to have cosmetic surgery un...

"I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso." — Rita Rudner
📅︎ Aug 17
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"And everyone wants to read the poem we're afraid ...

"And everyone wants to read the poem we're afraid to write." - Kelli Russel Agodon, from "Daringly Balanced: View vs. Risk: Two Portraits," Hourglass Museum
📅︎ Nov 04
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"Every portrait that is painted w...

"Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter." Oscar Wilde
📅︎ Apr 23
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Portrait? I don't do ...

Portrait? I don't do portrait videos. — Captain Disillusion 2018-06-28
📅︎ Jun 29
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“A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph...

“A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion. There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.” – Richard Avedon (American photographer)
📅︎ Nov 22
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You don't change the course of h...

You don't change the course of history by turning the faces of portraits to the wall. ~ JAWAHARLAL NEHRU
📅︎ Aug 11
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The best portraits are those in w...

The best portraits are those in which there is a slight mixture of caricature. - Thomas Babington Macaulay.
📅︎ Oct 10
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