"The more opinions you have, the less you see."
Quote of the Week
"I love things that are old and beautiful and tell a story, even if it's a sad one."
"The artist is always searching for the meaning of life, his own and that of mankind, searching for truth. A system of uncertainty has entered our daily life. The pressures of mechanisation and uniformity to which it is subject call for protest and the artist has only one means of expressing this, by music."
Bohuslav Martinů (8 Dec. 1890 - 28 Aug. 1959), Czech composer.
"Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties."
Helen Adams Keller (27 June 1880 - 1 June 1968), American author.
"If we are to change our world view, images have to change. The artist now has a very important job to do. He's not a little peripheral figure entertaining rich people, he's really needed."
Václav Havel (5 October 1936 - 18 December 2011), Czech playwright, essayist, poet, dissident and politician.
"... there are three different kinds of revolutionaries: those who want to change things; those who are into the fight but couldn’t care less if things change or not; and those who work following their instinct, responding to a situation in a personal way that can end up having collective results -- and that can affect the world a lot more. That last model is possibly the one I’m interested in most."
Maurizio Cattelan (born 21 September 1960), Italian artist based in NYC.
"Fall in love with some activity, and do it! Nobody ever figures out what life is all about, and it doesn't matter. Explore the world. Nearly everything is really interesting if you go into it deeply enough. Work as hard and as much as you want to on the things you like to do the best."
Richard Phillips Feynman (11 May 1918 - 15 February 1988), American physicist.
"I'd rather live on my own than live with a face that looks at me with the wrong eyes."
Jane Birkin (born 14 December 1946),
English actress, model, singer and film director.
"We never consider that the things dogs know about us are things of which we have not the faintest notion."