A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.
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This is the patent age of new inventions for killing bodies, and for saving souls. All propagated with the best intentions.
But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
Man, being reasonable, must get drunk the best of life is but intoxication.
I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.
Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.
I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval
Laurence Olivier said in an interview once that when he plays a tragedy he always aims for the funny parts, and the other way around. Because in a comedy you look for what's serious. I think that's true. Sometimes things are really funny if you're absolutely earnest. If you're really serious, it's hilarious.
The poetry of this one is called philosophical, of that one philological, of a third rhetorical, and so on. Which is then the poetic poetry?
This great, though disastrous, culture can only change as we begin to stand off and see... the inveterate materialism which has become the model for cultures around the world.
He who hath many friends hath none.
In 'The King's Speech,' patriotism is utterly contained within a historical moment, the third of September, 1939, where the aggressor is clear, the fight is clear, it hasn't become complicated over time.
Non-violence is the article of faith.
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
A certificate of live birth is not the same thing by any stretch of the imagination as a birth certificate.
Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it.