Being nationalistic in the sense in which it is now demanded by public opinion would, it seems to me, be for us who are more spiritual not mere insipidity but dishonesty, a deliberate deadening of our better will and conscience.
All great artists and thinkers are great workers.
Be careful, lest in casting out your demon you exorcise the best thing in you.
When one has much to put in them, a day has a thousand pockets.
For that I must descend into the depths, as you do in the evening when you go below the sea and bring light also to the underworld, you superabundant star!
When art dresses in worn-out material it is most easily recognized as art.