Artists are magicians. They are the ones who show us how to see world differently.
The worst evil which can befall the artist is that his work should appear good in his own eyes.
Poetry! poetry! The emptiest of all words, or the most significant, the most frivolous of all things, or the most important.
Eleanor was right. She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn't supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something.