We need to get away from this crazy adulation of sports stars and rock stars and get back to people who do real art.
Read continually, live on another continent for a period of time, and learn to work with your hands.
In all our lives, truly, our conviction about things changes as time goes on. The landscape shifts as you climb up a hill — the view changes.
Exploring how the line between image and reality has been erased: Americans live in the images we create. The fluidity of these changing images negates immutable truth and leaves us apathetic and unable to respond to a real crisis. As Yeats put it, “The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of furious intensity.
— BARBARA GOLDSMITH
I don't go into the yearning. I take things as they come to me. And that's a better way to be.