One thing you learn: if you want to reveal yourself, you also have to know where to stop.
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When you’re on stage you have a very strange knowledge of what the audience is. It isn’t exactly a sound – it’s a hum, like the streets.
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Defeat in itself was part and parcel of the great gambling game of politics. A man who could not accept it and try again was not of the stuff of which leaders are made.
We are apt to love praise, but not deserve it. But if we would deserve it, we must love virtue more than that.
Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends… Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.
Why, except as a means of livelihood, a man should desire to act on the stage when he has the whole world to act in, is not clear to me.
There are some sluggish men who are improved by drinking; as there are fruits that are not good until they are rotten.
I believe in Michelangelo, Velasquez, and Rembrandt; in the might of design, the mystery of color, the redemption of all things by Beauty everlasting, and the message of Art that has made these hands blessed. Amen. Amen.