“I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that's the only way of insuring one's immortality.”
“The heaventree of stars hung with humid nightblue fruit.”
"I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day."
“The supreme question about a work of art is out of how deep a life does it spring. Paintings of Moreau are paintings of ideas. The deepest poetry of Shelley, the words of Hamlet bring our mind into contact with the eternal wisdom; Plato's world of ideas. All the rest is the speculation of schoolboys for schoolboys.”
Anne M. Mulcahy
John Hay Whitney