Edgar Allan Poe
Sleep, those little slices of death; Oh how I loathe them.
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I have great faith in fools -- self confidence my friends call it.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
It may well be doubted whether human ingenuity can construct an enigma... which human ingenuity may not, by proper application, resolve.
Children are never too tender to be whipped. Like tough beefsteaks, the more you beat them, the more tender they become.
Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence, my friends call it.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Take this kiss upon the brow And, in parting from you now, Thus much let me avow-- You are not wrong who deem That my days have been a dream Yet if hope has flown away In a night, or in a day, In a vision, or in none, Is it therefore the less gone All that we see or seem Is but a dream within a dream.
I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
Sleep, those little slices of death, how I loathe them.
In the seventies, a group of American artists seized the means not of production but of reproduction. They tore apart visual culture at a time of no money, no market, and no one paying attention except other artists. Vietnam and Watergate had happened everything in America was being questioned.
Brainy folks were also present in Lyndon Johnson's administration, especially in the Pentagon, where Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's brilliant 'whiz kids' tried to micro-manage the Vietnam war, with disastrous results.
It is not with architecture that one can disseminate any political ideology.
I'm not a religious person. My mom was of Jewish blood and my dad was Protestant.
The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
It's time to let science and medicine, not politics and rhetoric, lead us to good, sound policy.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death.
I grew up when I was 15 when I had my first opportunity in movies. I watched every great movie for a year and a half, and since then I've asked myself how I can emulate such artistry. That's really my motivation. I want to do something as good as my heroes have done.
No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning.