It is not good for one's morals to see bad acting.
Life imitates Art.
Bad artists always admire each others work.
The arts that have escaped [uniformity] best are the arts in which the public take no interest. Poetry is an instance of what I mean. We have been able to have fine poetry in England because the public do not read it, and consequently do not influence it.
A true artist takes no notice whatever of the public. The public are to him non-existent.
Everything is about sex, except sex.