I’m never less at leisure than when at leisure or less alone than when alone.
More firm and sure the hand of courage strikes when it obeys the watchful eye of caution.
I maybe had a first love and had my heart broken but reflecting on it I don’t think that was love. I think as I’m getting older and having more in-depth relationships maybe I’ll experience it. At the moment I don’t know exactly if I’ve been in love.
Sleep is lovely death is better still not to have been born is of course the miracle.
Beauty saves. Beauty heals. Beauty motivates. Beauty unites. Beauty returns us to our origins and here lies the ultimate act of saving of healing of overcoming dualism.
If you could get up the courage to begin you have the courage to succeed.
I have no doubt that given a real choice the vast majority of Muslims and Arabs like everyone else will choose a free society over a fear society.
In order to go on living one must try to escape the death involved in perfectionism.
I love my early movies but naturalism is an artist’s early style. Now I want to deal with feelings dreams an acceptance of irrationality.
Dad was the only adult male I ever trusted.
Ask five economists and you’ll get five different answers – six if one went to Harvard.
There are neither good nor bad subjects. From the point of view of pure Art you could almost establish it as an axiom that the subject is irrelevant style itself being an absolute manner of seeing things.
Vision looks upward and becomes faith.
In any case his judgment and set of values acting alone or through his assistants determine not only what is gold and what is dross but the design of the history which he creates out of the metal. The historian decides what is significant and what is not.
I think there are a lot more writers who are actors than you know they just don’t have roles on famous TV shows that you recognize.
Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.
Architecture theory is very interesting.
My dad was a singer in a band and neither of my parents went to college and I ended up getting into Harvard and was the first person in my family that went to college and it happened to be Harvard.
I don’t want to be more famous than what I have right now. At least in that sense where people come up to me in the grocery store.
The new job of art is to sit on the wall and get more expensive.
Every adversity every failure and every heartache carries with it the Seed of an equivalent or greater Benefit.
There is a group of individuals who are radical jihadists. We need to call them by name. They believe it is OK to kill people in the name of their religion. It is not all of Islam. It is not all Muslims. But there is a subgroup who believe it is OK. In fact it is their plan and design to kill people.
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.
You are welcome to your intellectual pastimes and books and art and newspapers welcome too to your bars and your whisky that only makes me ill. Here am I in the forest quite content.
I realised how paranoid and guarded and not trusting – walled-in – I had become. Not consciously so but just this armour that I kind of have protective armour. It’s not for my friends or family but for being.outside in the world always on guard.
A national political campaign is better than the best circus ever heard of with a mass baptism and a couple of hangings thrown in.