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The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication.
No taste is so acquired as that for someone else’s quality of mind.
Happiness lies in the fulfillment of the spirit through the body.
Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present.
There is immunity in reading, immunity in formal society, in office routine,
Approaching forty, I had a singular dream in which I almost grasped
When I contemplate the accumulation of guilt and remorse which, like a
From now on – specialize; never again make any concession to the
An aesthetic movement with a revolutionary dynamism and no popular appeal should
While thoughts exist, words are alive and literature becomes an escape, not
No-one was ever made wretched in a brothel.
Nothing dates like hate and in literature a little of it goes a very long way.
The artist is a member of the leisured classes who cannot pay for his leisure.
To kill time is not murder, it’s suicide.
I like violence because I like looking at it and I like
Inspiration is there all the time. For everyone whose mind is not
I do love to walk around in New York because people will
I play a lot of ultra-violent video games.
If a book were written all in numbers, it would be true.
The worst crime committed by totalitarian mind-sets is that they force their
I don’t consider myself an expert in the why. I don’t consider