To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow.
These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have.
Real equality is immensely difficult to achieve, it needs continual revision and monitoring of distributions. And it does not provide buffers between members, so they are continually colliding or frustrating each other.
Stewardesses are still paid so little that in many cases, new hires qualify for food stamps.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher… or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams.
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
Edgar Allan Poe
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
That’s the motivation of an artist – to seek attention of some kind.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist.
It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.
It’s a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can’t eat for eight hours; he can’t drink for eight hours; he can’t make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work.
A man’s work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
After two weeks of working on a project, you know whether it will work or not.
Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Of prosperity mortals can never have enough.
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.
The future has already arrived. It’s just not evenly distributed yet.