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.
Often something comes in from which you can see that the person is good, the book may not be perfect as it is, and the person doesn’t want to do a re-write. That’s something we do almost nothing of.
Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance… poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music.
God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly.
A man’s true secrets are more secret to himself than they are to others.
I guess the definition of a lunatic is a man surrounded by them.
I think there is a great difference, in that when the poet is reading you get the whole personality of the person, especially if he’s a good reader. Whereas a person just sitting gets what he puts into it.
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.
We always may be what we might have been.
Long years must pass before the truths we have made for ourselves become our very flesh.