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Living never wore one so much

“Living never wore one so much as the effort not to live.”
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The dream was always running ahead

“The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison, was the miracle.”
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For too many centuries women

“For too many centuries women have been being muses to artists. I wanted to be the muse, I wanted to be the wife of the artist, but I was really trying to avoid the final issue — that I had to do the job myself.”
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life is truly known only to those who suffer

“life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity, & stumble from defeat to defeat.”
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When we blindly adopt a religion

“When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons.”
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She lacks confidence, she craves admiration

“She lacks confidence, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on the reflections of herself in the eyes of others. She does not dare to be herself.”
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I disregard the proportions

“I disregard the proportions, the measures, the tempo of the ordinary world. I refuse to live in the ordinary world as ordinary women. To enter ordinary relationships. I want ecstasy. I am a neurotic — in the sense that I live in my world. I will not adjust myself to the world. I am adjusted to myself.”
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I postpone death by living

“I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.”
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Life is a process of becoming

“Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.”
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We are like sculptors, constantly carving

“We are like sculptors, constantly carving out of others the image we long for, need, love or desire, often against reality, against their benefit, and always, in the end, a disappointment, because it does not fit them.”