I would love to spend all my time writing to you; I'd love to share with you all that goes through my mind, all that weighs on my heart, all that gives air to my soul; phantoms of art, dreams that would be so beautiful if they could come true.
There will always be some kid who's the new Kurt Cobain writing great lyrics and singing from his soul. The problem is they're not marketing that anymore or putting it out there.
The White House is giving George W. Bush intelligence briefings. You know, some of these jokes just write themselves.
Commissions suit me. They set limits. Jean Marais dared me to write play in which he would not speak in the first act, would weep for joy in the second and in the last would fall backward down a flight of stairs.
I've always been passionate about geometry and the study of three-dimensional forms.
What another would have done as well as you, do not do it. What another would have said as well as you, do not say it; what another would have written as well, do not write it. Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself-and thus make yourself indispensable.
Writing is a dog's life, but the only life worth living.
Re-examine all that you have been told... dismiss that which insults your soul.
Today, for a Jew who writes in the German language, it is totally impossible to make a living. In no group do I see as much misery, disappointment, desperation and hopelessness as in Jewish writers who write in German.
The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one's soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive - you are leaking.
Your labor only may be sold, your soul must not.
The first law for the historian is that he shall never dare utter an untruth. The second is that he shall suppress nothing that is true. Moreover, there shall be no suspicion of partiality in his writing, or of malice.
I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.
When I'm writing something, I try not to get analytical about it as I'm doing it, as I'm writing it.
I guess what people forget sometimes is that when I write songs, I write them sometimes in about 20 minutes.
I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it.
My mouth is full of decayed teeth and my soul of decayed ambitions.
With their souls of patent leather, they come down the road. Hunched and nocturnal, where they breathe they impose, silence of dark rubber, and fear of fine sand.
You philosophers are lucky men. You write on paper and paper is patient. Unfortunate Empress that I am, I write on the susceptible skins of living beings.
If you wish to be a writer, write.
In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.
Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing.
Nature suffers nothing to remain in her kingdoms which cannot help itsef.? The genesis and maturation of the planet, its poise and orbit, the bended tree recovering itself from the strong wind, the vital resources of every animal and vegitable, are the demonstrations of the self-sufficing and therefore self-relying soul.