April 27th, 2010


"To a god the wisdom
of the wisest man
sounds apish. Beauty
in a human face
looks apish too.
In everything
we have attained
the excellence of apes."

On Nature


"The center of the artistic process—for me—is the attempt to transform a particular feeling, insight, sorrow into a metaphor and then make that metaphor ramify so it holds everything, everything in the world."

"If you actually examine the relationship between real life and fiction, you'll find that we most often predicate our real lives upon fictions that we have applied from somewhere."

"Once you get analyzing something and looking into it, things do begin to appear and things do begin to tie in. Because everything ties in, and what you get depends on your approach to it."

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