THE GREATEST MISTAKE YOU CAN MAKE IN LIFE IS TO BE CONTINUALLY FEARING YOU WILL MAKE ONE.
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.
Deeper natures never forget themselves
and never become something other
than they were.
-How will they respond
under real pressure?
-As with all living things…
each according to his gifts.
I was about to tell him he was wrong to dwell on it, because it really didn’t matter.
find life experiences
and swallow them
meet many people.
go down some
dead ends and
explore dark alleys.
in the glorious
pursuit of life.
He resigned everything infinitely, and then took everything back on the strength of the absurd.
The water’s so cold!
But let’s not worry!
It’s too late now.
It will always be too late. Fortunately!
The truth is I don’t make much distinction between the drawings that I do for children and the ones I do for grown-ups. To me, it’s all just drawing.
As if that blind rage had washed me clean, rid me of hope; for the first time, in that night alive with signs and stars, I opened myself to the gentle indifference of the world.
I can receive nothing more from these tragic solitudes than a little empty purity.
When you live alone you no longer know what it is to tell something:the plausible disappears at the same time as the friends.
My history is locked within the still life of my coiled flesh, and if I move, it all comes spilling out.
MM book III
it means so much to me,
like a birthday or a pretty view-