“To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage.” ― Georgia O’Keeffe
“Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light. Tragedy is the most ridiculous thing.” ― Frida Kahlo Guillermo Davila: Frida Kahlo, 1929
“Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it inflames the great.” ― Roger de Bussy-Rabutin Separation. Edvard Munch. 1896.
“Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards.” ― Vladimir Nabokov
“The bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.” Oscar Wilde
“If an artist wants to use his mind for creative work, cutting oneself off from society is a necessary thing” ― Glenn Gould
“The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life the stronger the daughter.” ― Anita Diamant, The Red Tent Mother and Daughter Alexei Harlamoff – 1901
“Mirrors in metal, and the masked Mirror of mahogany that in its mist Of a red twilight hazes The face that is gazed on as it gazes” ― Jorge Luis Borges The Little Round Mirror Edward Steichen – 1901
“Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.” W.H. Auden, ‘Reading’, 1963.