One has to pass beyond the sphere and influence of art. Art is only a means to life, to a life more abundant.
“Destiny is what you are supposed to do in life. Fate is what kicks you in the ass to make you do it.”
There is the happiness which comes from creative effort. The joy of dreaming, creating, building, whether in painting a picture, writing an epic, singing a song, composing a symphony, devising new invention, creating a vast industry.
“There will be more calamities, more death, more despair. Not the slightest indication of a change anywhere. The cancer of our time is eating us away. Our heroes have killed themselves, or are killing themselves. ”
Friedrich August von Hayek
Oliver St. John
Mary C. Jones