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Life will defend itself no matter how small it is.
Socially inferior animals are the ones that make the most strenuous, resourceful
I am reminded of a story of Lord Krishna when he was
Just as art brings you to another place, so does religion –
The lower you are, the higher your mind will want to soar.
My greatest wish – other than salvation – was to have a book.
Books lined the shelves of bookstores like kids standing in a row
For evil in the open is but evil from within that has been let out.
A movie tends to box you in, at least as far as
I felt I was beating a rainbow to death
Animals in the wild lead lives of compulsion and necessity within an
If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our
We always see the Holocaust in terms of black-and-white images, barking Germans,
Hang on. This Lord Voldything’s back you say?… and now he’s sending
What’s better? Dogs or broomsticks? I mean will the world really ever know?
So there’s nothing more vulgar than the sound of someone saying, God
I had studied piano since I was 13, but I was surrounded by
I began to go to concerts when I was 12 years old.
Make no small plans for they have no power to stir the soul.
We musicians, like everyone else, are numb with sorrow at this murder,
Philosophers should be, as Seneca put it, ‘lawyers for humanity’. Make what