Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.

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Some people go to priests, others to poetry, I to my friends.

Some people go to priests, others to poetry, I to my friends.

You cannot find peace by avoiding life.

You cannot find peace by avoiding life.

Nothing thicker than a knife's blade separates happiness from melancholy.

Nothing thicker than a knife's blade separates happiness from melancholy.

I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It ex

I can only note that the past is beautiful, because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.

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    The art of living… is neither careless drifting on the one hand nor fearful clinging to the past on the other. It consists in being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive.

    The art of living… is neither careless drifting on the one hand, nor fearful clinging to the past on the other. It consists in being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive.

    Everything is political. I will never be a politician or even think political. Me just deal with life and nature. That is the greatest thing to me.

    Everything is political. I will never be a politician or even think political. Me just deal with life and nature. That is the greatest thing to me.

    An artist cannot do anything slovenly.

    An artist cannot do anything slovenly.

    Every savage can dance.

    Every savage can dance.

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