Maybe the only thing worse than having to give gratitude constantly is having to accept it.
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The best job that was ever offered to me was to become a landlord in a brothel. In my opinion it's the perfect milieu for an artist to work in.
I never know what I think about something until I read what I've written on it.
He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance. See other Poets Writers.
People need trouble -- a little frustration to sharpen the spirit on, toughen it. Artists do I don't mean you need to live in a rat hole or gutter, but you have to learn fortitude, endurance. Only vegetables are happy.
Unless you're ashamed of yourself now and then, you're not honest.
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An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot.