What does it matter how one comes by the truth so long as one pounces upon it and lives by it?
Quote by Henry Miller
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No matter how vast, how total, the failure of man here on earth, the work of man will be resumed elsewhere. War leaders talk of resuming operations on this front and that, but man's front embraces the whole universe.
Music is a beautiful opiate, if you don't take it too seriously.
The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.
The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.
In expanding the field of knowledge we but increase the horizon of ignorance.
The worst sin that can be committed against the artist is to take him at his word, to see in his work a fulfillment instead of an horizon.
The great work must inevitably be obscure, except to the very few, to those who like the author himself are initiated into the mysteries. Communication then is secondary: it is perpetuation which is important. For this only one good reader is necessary.
Man has demonstrated that he is master of everything except his own nature.
I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.
Imagination is the voice of daring. If there is anything Godlike about God it is that. He dared to imagine everything.
Whenever you're the child of a famous person, you get judged in odd ways because of that.
If we can't face death, we'll never overcome it. You have to look it straight in the eye. Then you can turn around and walk back out into the light.
I think a good relationship is about collaboration.
Money is human happiness in the abstract he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money.
Advices never changes people, Realization changes them.
Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.
I paint mostly from real life. It has to start with that. Real people, real street scenes, behind the curtain scenes, live models, paintings, photographs, staged setups, architecture, grids, graphic design. Whatever it takes to make it work.
Here's my gift-giving rule: Respect your current financial situation.
I love watching people's dreams come true.
I'm in trouble because I'm normal and slightly arrogant. A lot of people don't like themselves and I happen to be totally in love with myself.