The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there’s no risk of accident for someone who’s dead.
The idea is to die young as late as possible.
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The words of a dead man are modified in the guts of the living.
W. H. Auden
They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice… that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.
Change before you have to.
Change brings opportunity.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
To make pictures big is to make them more powerful.
To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art; men can only make us feel small in the wrong way.
E. M. Forster
The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
When I work, and in my art, I hold hands with God.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Get mad, then get over it.
Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.
He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but sin.
Somebody hits me, I’m going to hit him back. Even if it does look like he hasn’t eaten in a while.
I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.
Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies.
Men are governed by lines of intellect – women: by curves of emotion.
Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain’t got.
Men should only believe half of what women say. But which half?