Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.
The richest love is that which submits to the arbitration of time.
The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time… love lavished on absolute fools. Love’s a charity ward you know.
Old age is an insult. It’s like being smacked.
Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
Like all young men I set out to be a genius but mercifully laughter intervened.
It is not love that is blind but jealousy.
I had become with the approach of night once more aware of loneliness and time – those two companions without whom no journey can yield us anything.
History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living.
For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life in this way not to evade destiny as the ordinary people try to do but to fulfil it in its true potential – the imagination.