You’re God’s answer to Job. You would have ended all argument between them…He’d have said “I do a lot of terrible things but I can also make one of these.”…and Job would have said “OK, you win.”
Woody Allen’s Manhattan (1979)
Photo: Ile de Luzon. Métisses Tagalo-Chinoises. Portraits, 1870-1914. Photographe inconnu. Bnf.
Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be. Be one.
Meditations (167 C.E.)
Screen capture from Woody Allen’s Manhattan (1979)
SONJA: Isn’t nature incredible?
BORIS: To me, nature is…I dunno, spiders and bugs and big fish eating little fish, and plants eating plants and animals eating…It’s like an enormous restaurant.
From Woody Allen’s script Love and Death (1975)
Art, all art, is merely an expression of something.
A Twenties Memory
Getting Even (1971)
Painter unknown: Woman Riding Crustacean, from the Museum of Bad Art
You’ll live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to.
“Pearl” (Maureen Stapleton) in Woody Allen’s Interiors (1978)
Photo by Brassaï: Nocturnal View from Notre Dame (1933)