The true artist doesn't substitute immorality for morality. On the contrary he always substitutes a finer morality for a grosser one.

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Life is beautiful, as long as it consumes you. When it is rushing through you, destroying you, life is gorgeous, glorious. It's when you burn a slow fire and save fuel, that life's not worth having.

Life is beautiful, as long as it consumes you. When it is rushing through you, destroying you, life is gorgeous, glorious. It's when you burn a slow fire and save fuel, that life's not worth having.

A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.

A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.

Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. The proper function of the critic is to save the tale from

Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. The proper function of the critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it.

The refined punishments of the spiritual mode are usually much more indecent and dangerous than a g

The refined punishments of the spiritual mode are usually much more indecent and dangerous than a good smack.

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    An artist cannot do anything slovenly.

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    Every savage can dance.

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    One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.

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