The chicken is an animal consisting of an exterior and an interior.
If we remove the exterior, there remains the interior.
When we remove the interior, then we see the soul. —Jean-Luc Godard
Understanding makes the mind lazy. —Penelope Fitzgerald
Beauty is a perpetual mistake among men —Graça Aranha
For surprise, the usefulness is reductionist. —João Diniz
Is there any sense in which I can claim that my life has been less futile than theirs? It seems to me again that there is only one possible answer: yes, perhaps, but, if so, for one reason only: I have never done anything ‘useful’. —G. H. Hardy
A great sentiment rises when you finally lose your hope. —IF
It’s hard to tell what you see. And harder than to tell what you see is to write you see. But harder than to tell what you see or to write what you see is to see what you see. —Unknown
The most fugacious thought obeys an invisible drawing, and may crown, or inaugurate, a secret form. —Jorge Luis Borges
Nothing irritates me more than to see people too sure of what they cannot be. —José Ortega y Gasset
“I have a wonderful idea for a poem but I can’t seem to work it out”, remarked Edgar Degas, whereupon Stéphane Mallarmé replied, “My dear Edgar, poems are not made with ideas, they are made with words.”
Be the first to see what you see as you see it. —Robert Bresson
To think is to be sick of the eyes. —Fernando Pessoa