If it wasn't for music, I would think that love is mortal.
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Marxists are people whose insides are torn up day after day because they want to rule the world and no one will even publish their letter to the editor.
Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression.
The arts community is generally dominated by liberals because if you are concerned mainly with painting or sculpture, you don't have time to study how the world works. And if you have no understanding of economics, strategy, history and politics, then naturally you would be a liberal.
A tranquil city of good laws, fine architecture, and clean streets is like a classroom of obedient dullards, or a field of gelded bulls - whereas a city of anarchy is a city of promise.
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Some guy refuses to fight and we call that the sin, but he's standing up for what he believes in and that seems pretty damned American to me.
Regarding comments attributed to me in the Los Angeles Times - allegedly made on a bus trip from Germany to Holland in 1998 - I emphatically denounce such comments as false.
The little dissatisfaction which every artist feels at the completion of a work forms the germ of a new work.