The more the public is interested in artists, the less it is interested in art. The personality of the artist is not a thing the public should know about. It is too accidental.
Because now you are young and beautiful and the whole world loves you. But, some day, you will be old and wrinkled and no-one will give you a second glance. It is a sad fact, but when youth goes, beauty goes with it. If you want my advice, go out and live. Live each day to the full and enjoy all of life's pleasures.
You know we poor artists have to show ourselves in society from time to time, just to remind the public that we are not savages.
One does not see anything until one sees its beauty.
He wanted to be where no one would know who he was. He wanted to escape from himself.
A cold rain began to fall, and the blurred street-lamps looked ghastly in the dripping mist.