Places In The World quotes

  • Still today, I cannot cross the threshold of a teaching institution without physical symptoms, in my chest and my stomach, of discomfort or anxiety. And yet I have never left school.

  • Male philosophers coin phrases -- 'virtue is its own reward' -- and female workers embody them.

  • When you see your brother, you see God.

  • No man is happy who does not think himself so.

  • But the nature of our civilized minds is so detached from the senses, even in the vulgar, by abstractions corresponding to all theabstract terms our languages abound in, and so refined by the art of writing, and as it were spiritualized by the use of numbers, because even the vulgar know how to count and reckon, that it is naturally beyond our power to form the vast image of this mistress called "Sympathetic Nature.

  • All those people who go around saying Life begins at forty, they're notable by their absence. The nerve.

  • Love forbids you not to love.

  • It's a tough marketplace right now... It is very compressed... A turnaround is likely to happen quicker than before.

  • I believe art has to take responsibility but it should not give up being art.

  • I think I'll always be famous. I just hope I don't become infamous.