a journal of observations, obsessions and inspirations

March2016

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George Bernard Shaw

Brahms is just like Tennyson, an extraordinary musician, with the brains of a third rate village policeman.

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
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William Blake

The difference between a bad artist and a good one is: the bad artist seems to copy a great deal; the good one really does.

WILLIAM BLAKE
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John Berryman

The artist is extremely lucky who is presented with the worst possible ordeal which will not actually kill him. At that point, he’s in business.

JOHN BERRYMAN
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Erasmus

If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will happen, you don’t do it, and it won’t happen.

ERASMUS
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Ivor Novello

Television, they say, will permit a person to be entertained at home, without the effort of going to a picture house, without the trouble of booking seats, without the presence of other people.

IVOR NOVELLO
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