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.
I never know what I think about something until I read what I've written on it.
A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.
The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.
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.
Tomorrow night is nothing but one long sleepless wrestle with yesterday's omissions and regrets.