It is better to be a has-been than a never-was.
A human being is only breath and shadow.
Then, of course, there are those sad occasions when a poet or a writer has not grown, and one has to let them go because they’re just not making headway. But we have a very clear personal relationship with the authors.
By blood a king, in heart a clown.
Death is imposed only on creatures, not their creations, and has therefore always appeared in art in a broken form: as allegory.
Many highly talented, brilliant, creative people think they’re not – because the thing they were good at at school wasn’t valued, or was actually stigmatized.
Behold how Christ is the foundation of the church and the apostles are the foundations! Christ is by a figure of speech – antonomastice – the foundation because the edifice of the church begins from him and is finished in him and through him. But the prophets and apostles are the foundations because their authority bears up our weakness.
My safety and my family’s safety are not guaranteed even now.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
Women have to control their fertility for 30 years. Thirty years is a long time not to make mistakes.