I Like Trees Because They Seem More Resigned To The Way They Have To Live Than Other Things Do.
I like trees because they seem more resigned to
the way they have to live than other things do.
-- Willa Cather
Artistic growth is, more than it is anything else, a refining of the sense of truthfulness.
The stupid believe that to be truthful is easy; only the artist, the great artist, knows how difficult it is....
There is an odd saying here that a man must do three things during life
Plant trees, write books and have sons. I wish they would plant more trees and write more books....
Give the people a new word and they think they have a new fact.
-- Willa Cather (1873-1947) U.S. noveli...
I tell you there is such a thing as creative hate. -- Willa Cather (1873-1947) U.S. noveli
That is happiness: to be dissolved into something complete and great. -- Willa Cathe
aive adj. 1. Untutored in the perversities of some particular program or system
one who still tries to do things in an intuitive way, rather than the right way (in really good designs these coincide, but most designs aren't `really good' in the appropriate sense)....
I once complained to my father that I didn't seem to be able to do things the same way other people did.
Dad's advice? "Margo, don't be a sheep. People hate sheep. They eat sheep." -- Margo Kaufma...
If I had my life to live over, I'd dare to make mistakes next time.
I'd relax, I'd limber up. I would be sillier than I been this trip....
I used to think I was a child; now I think I am an adult -- not because I no longer do childish things, but because those I call adults are no more mature than I am.