The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.

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All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.

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Clocks slay time... time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.

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The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.

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It's a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can't eat for eight hours; he can't drink for eight hours; he can't make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work.

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