Art is a journey into the most unknown thing of all - oneself. Nobody knows his own frontiers… I don’t think I’d ever want to take a road if I knew where it led.
… desire is full
of endless distances.
We do not remember days, we remember moments.
People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
I call architecture frozen music.
Architecture aims at Eternity.
The humble soul wishes good things to all men, and in all things is content.
The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.
You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That’s the only thing you should be trying to control.
You sent for me to talk to you of art; and I have obeyed you in coming. But the main thing I have to tell you is,—that art must not be talked about.
Live every act fully, as if it were your last.