The alchemy of good curating amounts to this: Sometimes placing one work of art near another makes one plus one equal three. Two artworks arranged alchemically leave each intact transform both and create a third thing.
It’s an incredible con job when you think about it to believe something now in exchange for something after death. Even corporations with their reward systems don’t try to make it posthumous.
There are three major social issues that this country is struggling with: education poverty and drugs. Two of them we talk about and one of them we don’t.
With ‘Twilight’ you have these massive tomes that you have to condense. With ‘Penoza’ we had an eight episode Dutch series that just for the pilot alone I condensed three episodes. So there’s a lot of filling in and a ton of invention that has to happen to fill out eight episodes.
Even though my father was a radio comedian it wasn’t cool to say at a young age ‘I want to be a comedian.’
Allowing children to show their guilt show their grief show their anger takes the sting out of the situation.
They should invent some way to tape-record your dreams. I’ve written songs in my dreams that were Beatles songs. Then I’d wake up and they’d be gone.
Rhyme patterns are nothing without meanings to the words. A lot of rappers can do those flows but the raps aren’t really about anything – which is cool sometimes but to have the flow and the message is one of my favorite things.
People are never more insecure than when they become obsessed with their fears at the expense of their dreams.
It would be difficult for me not to conclude that the most perfect type of masculine beauty is Satan as portrayed by Milton.
Sometimes airport security people recognize me. I’ll go through the whole screening process and at the end they’ll go ‘Hey man I really like your work.’ That’s so cool.
Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.
So to hope to be able to have peace to be able to have justice and environmental balance are consequences of our behavior not just our intentions.
Investors have few spare tires left. Think of the image of a car on a bumpy road to an uncertain destination that has already used up its spare tire. The cash reserves of people have been eaten up by the recent market volatility.
An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts.
I’ve never had anyone define purity. You probably can’t define purity. Purity is to live according to original design.
There is no self-knowledge but an historical one. No one knows what he himself is who does not know his fellow men especially the most prominent one of the community the master’s master the genius of the age.
Fear is that thing that keeps you up there on that other plateau. Fear is that thing that just keeps you closed down and quite frankly alone.
Being aware of your fear is smart. Overcoming it is the mark of a successful person.
Republicans use think tanks to come up with a lot of their messages. The think tanks are the single worst most undisciplined example of communication I’ve ever seen.
I live in constant fear of being fired or dropped for that dark part of my work I can’t control.
What We want is to make it possible for our unfortunate people to live a life of industry for it is by steady work alone that we hope for our physical and moral rehabilitation. For this reason above all we have undertaken to rally our people around our ideal.
Try as hard as we may for perfection the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways.
I was always the guy getting kicked out of my classes at school for having an attitude problem.
Writers write. Dreamers talk about it.
But I have a driver so I can return calls while I’m in the car.