Never apologize, never explain, and keep ‘em guessing.
A Kiss Is Still a Kiss (1984)
Photo by Jane Evelyn Atwood: Woods Hole, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1983
Waking up begins with saying Am and Now.
A Single Man (1964)
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday.
Playboy interview, 1971
Photo by Robert Doisneau: The Cellist (1957)
Ask not how this day will end.
It is enough that it will end.
Paraphrase from William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar (1599)
Screen capture from the Coen Brothers‘ A Serious Man (2009)
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.
The Diary of Anais Nin, Volume Three: 1939-1944
Photo by Jan Saudek: Untitled 6 (1985)
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.