Seeming

Religion, art, taste, and other delusions.

Aug 122015
 

Money declares our trust in God, Who has observed our trust in money.

Aug 072015
 

I regret less the great works that have been irretrievably lost than the mediocre ones that have been irrevocably preserved.

Jul 162015
 

The movies compress everything, except sex and violence.

Jul 152015
 

Simplicity over complexity, history over fiction — the old regard these as aesthetic judgments; in fact they are mnemonic aids.

Jul 072015
 

There are perfect works of art, and great works of art, but no great work of art is perfect.

Jun 292015
 

An actor should be vulgar and insignificant off the stage: we prefer him as someone else.

Jun 242015
 

Where there are no constraints there can be no art.

May 252015
 

Guilty pleasure: Something you are afraid your inferiors might like.