In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it.”
“Fashions fade, style is eternal.” —Yves Saint Laurent
Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience is.
“Sometimes I feel like if you just watch things, just sit still and let the world exist in front of you – sometimes I swear that just for a second time freezes and the world pauses in its tilt. Just for a second. And if you somehow found a way to live in that second, then you would live forever.”
It is no use trying to sum people up. One must follow hints, not exactly what is said, nor yet entirely what is done.
John Greenleaf Whittier
Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
I sometimes shy away because I don’t want to be too ‘showy-offy’ but the older I get I think, ‘You have a handkerchief, put it in your pocket.’