Literature does not exist in a vacuum. Writers as such have a definite social function exactly proportional to their ability as writers. This is their main use.
The worst mistake I made was that stupid, suburban prejudice of anti-Semitism.
A general loathing of a gang or sect usually has some sound basis in instinct.
If I could believe the Quakers banned music because church music is so damn bad, I should view them with approval.
The jargon of sculptors is beyond me. I do not know precisely why I admire a green granite female, apparently pregnant monster with one eye going around a square corner.
Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance… poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music.
I guess the definition of a lunatic is a man surrounded by them.
If a patron buys from an artist who needs money, the patron then makes himself equal to the artist; he is building art into the world; he creates.
No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
I could I trust starve like a gentleman. It’s listed as part of the poetic training, you know.