Artists like Bach and Beethoven erected churches and temples on the heights. I only wanted... to build dwellings for men in which they might feel happy and at home.
There are two men inside the artist, the poet and the craftsman. One is born a poet. One becomes a craftsman.
What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others, who think that the world owes them a living. They don't seem to see that we must all lift together and pull together.
I just want to make one really good movie a year. And when I die, to know I was honest as an artist.
Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.
Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature's monotony.
I find it a turnoff whenever men aren't into some kind of sport. And, no, video games don't count. I dated a guy who was into video games, and I wanted to shoot myself.
I want to be an artist that everyone can relate to, that's young, happy and fun.
Everyone in my family is in the film business; I knew I wanted to be creative and it was important in my family to be artistic.
An artist needn't be a clergyman or a churchwarden, but he certainly must have a warm heart for his fellow men.
Last night, two men tried to force my shutters. I recognized them: they are two of Rodin's Italian models. He told them to kill me. I am in his way; he wants to get rid of me.
It is the nature of the artist to mind excessively what is said about him. Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
For both faith and want of faith have destroyed men alike.
I don't know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men.
To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little.
Men and women want to do a good job, and if they are provided the proper environment, they will do so.
I don't want to be a silly temptress. I cannot see any sense in getting dressed up and doing nothing but tempting men in pictures.
Men want girls. Most men want little girls. They want them in film. They want to look at them. That's all they want. An evolved man is not going to look that way.
If you have men who will only come if they know there is a good road, I don't want them. I want men who will come if there is no road at all.
The artist doesn't have time to listen to the critics. The ones who want to be writers read the reviews, the ones who want to write don't have the time to read reviews.
Artistically I am still a child with a whole life ahead of me to discover and create. I want something, but I won't know what it is until I succeed in doing it.
The wish to acquire more is admittedly a very natural and common thing; and when men succeed in this they are always praised rather than condemned. But when they lack the ability to do so and yet want to acquire more at all costs, they deserve condemnation for their mistakes.