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Van Gogh was a dog

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“No Pain, No Gain” is much more than a personal exercise motto. In this drawing I am trying to expose this motto as a social demand rather than a purely internal process. This notion in which an individual is expected to suffer in order to gain profit (monitary, physical, social, professional…) is really at the […]

No pain, no gain (or "No gain without pain") is an exercise motto that promises greater value rewards for the price of hard and even painful work. Under this conception competitive professionals such as athletes and artists are required to endure pain and pressure to achieve professional excellence


NO PAINS, NO GAINS. If little labour, little are our gains: Man's fortunes are according to his pains. – Hesperides 752.[3]
Jan 7th, 2011