Dabs quotes

  • My friend Harry Nilsson used to say the definition of an artist was someone who rode way ahead of the herd and was sort of the lookout. Now you don't have to be that, to be an artist. You can be right smack-dab in the middle of the herd. If you are, you'll be the richest.
    -- Albert Brooks

    #Artist #Dabs #Definitions

  • I want to show you something,” I say. What?” He dabs at his lips with the napkin, and for a moment I’m wishing so hard that I am that napkin that I can almost feel myself changing, becoming thin and papery and white. “Cal?” I sit back and feel myself blushing, feel it from the tips of my toes all the way to the heat at the backs of my ears.
    -- Brad Barkley

    #White #Wish #Dabs

  • And I usually use myself as a model, posing in front of a mirror as I dab the strokes on the canvas.
    -- Cleo Moore

    #Mirrors #Dabs #Use

  • When we're home sometimes, she'll put on mascara. And sometimes I'll let her wear something out to dinner - but just a little dab. Also having a father who adores you the way that he adores her is very good for your body image. The more we can love her and let her be who she is, the more confident she'll feel.
    -- Gwyneth Paltrow

    #Father #Home #Dabs

  • TV by and large has become a dime-store business so far as creativity and talent are concerned. The half-hour and sixty-minute series rattle off the production lines like cans of beans, with an occasional dab of ham inside.
    -- Hedda Hopper

    #Creativity #Tvs #Dabs

  • No small dabs of colour - you want plenty of paint to paint with.
    -- John Singer Sargent

    #Dabs #Want #Paint

  • When I was shooting a movie in Montreal, it was freezing. If you take a little bit of Aquaphor and dab it on your face, it keeps your skin looking fresh. I dubbed it Aqua For Everything.
    -- Lucy Liu

    #Aqua #Skins #Dabs

  • Almost anything is edible with a dab of French mustard on it.
    -- Nigel Slater

    #Dabs #Mustard

  • The audience is astonishingly friendly and tolerant of even the slightest dab, but is limited in its willingness to look either deeply or at length.
    -- Rex Brandt

    #Friendly #Looks #Dabs

  • We so seldom understand each other. But if understanding is neither here nor there, and the universe is infinite, then understand that no matter where we go we will always be smack dab in the middle of nowhere. All we can do is share some piece of ourselves, and hope that it’s remembered. Hope that we meant something to someone
    -- Shane Koyczan

    #Understanding #Dabs #Pieces

  • Just as a picture is created by adding a dab of paint at a time, the best arrangements are created a step at a time, with pauses so you can step back and see the overall effect.
    -- Charlotte Moss

    #Design #Dabs #Steps

  • I want to show you something,” I say. What?” He dabs at his lips with the napkin, and for a moment I’m wishing so hard that I am that napkin that I can almost feel myself changing, becoming thin and papery and white. “Cal?” I sit back and feel myself blushing, feel it from the tips of my toes all the way to the heat at the backs of my ears.
    -- Brad Barkley

    #White #Wish #Dabs