“Painting has this ability to send the viewer [backward], but it's also this physical object in the room with you. It's always knocking you back into the present moment, which I find very pleasurable.”
Source : Theodore Parker (1871). “Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons”, p.253
“I stand stark naked in front of the mirror and gaze directly into my own eyes. I utter 'Good morning, handsome' and my lips quiver as I stare at myown body. I don't break eye contact until I blow my load. Not once do I actually touch myself.”
Source : "Mary Ann Mobley: going public about a private disease". Saturday Evening Post Interview with Cory SerVaas, January 1, 1994.