"What now?" young Hilary prodded.
we just exist for a day?"
"Too depressing. Invent something."
"I feel anyone who does
in art and culture is out of control.
It is done by people who are possessed.
Anyone who is
gong to practise on the piano
22 hours a day is crazy.
He or she has to be crazy
and it is an embarrassment
deal with crazy people.
So there is a great attempt to formalize art
to contain it, to hold their bowels,
be properly toilet trained.
Yet the whole exciting thing about art
has to do with being out of control.
has to do with real things."
not all so comprehensible and expressible
as one would mostly have us believe;
most events are inexpressible,
place in a realm which no word has ever entered,
and more inexpressible than all else are works of art,
existences, the life of which,
while ours passes away, endures."
Rainer Maria Rilke
|Quotes about the Individualist
the crudeness of reality
make the world unbearable.
George Bernard Shaw
Being an artist
means, not reckoning and counting,
but ripening like the tree
which does not force its sap
in the storms of spring
without the fear that after them
may come no summer."
|Creativity Quotes Booklist
"The especially creative
is precisely he whose personality tensions
are especially susceptible to adjustment;
he is more sensitive
and suffers more,
but he enjoys greater possibilities."
"The work of art
acts like another living person
with whom we are conversing."
"I suspect that every writer
is secretly writing for someone."