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I don't mind being miles from everybody else. The best artists are those who have stood alone and who can be separated.

— Eva Hesse

Eigentlich müsste man es als Weltkulturerbe anmelden, das Studio für Elektronische Musik des WDR. Nicht nur, weil es weltweit das erste seiner Art war [...]. Auch, weil hier mit Hilfe von Rauschgeneratoren, Ringmodulatoren, Bandschleifen und Oszillatoren am Wallrafplatz die ersten Meisterwerke der elektronischen Musik entstanden, allen voran Karlheinz Stockhausens Gesang der Jünglinge (1955-56). György Ligeti, Pierre Boulez, Luigi Nono, Iannis Xenakis und Mauricio Kagel fanden hier neue Klänge für die zweite Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts. [...] Wer heute das Radio anschaltet, ob Chartspop oder Neue Musik, hört mit hoher Wahrscheinlichkeit ein fernes Echo aus dem Studio für Elektronische Musik, Kölns Geschenk an die Musikgeschichte.

— Christian Bos

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You'll see, someday they'll say: "Bukowski knew".

People diminish me; the longer I sit and listen to them the more empty I feel, but I don't get the idea that they feel empty, I feel that they enjoy the sound from their own mouths.

— Charles Bukowski

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You have to be interested. If you're not interested, you can't be interesting.

— Iris Apfel

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If I tried to explain, you could never understand. Explaining would only make a worse misunderstanding. Explaining would only set me farther away from you.

— T. S. Eliot

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In every pure landscape, the earth has imitated you.

— Pablo Neruda

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

— Marcel Proust

I love the handful of the earth you are. Because of its meadows, vast as a planet, I have no other star. You are my replica of the multiplying universe.

— Pablo Neruda

Under the anger, under the fear, under the despair, under the broken heartedness, there is a radiance that has never been harmed, that has never been lost, that is the truth of who one is.

— Gangaji

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Frida Kahlo

Classy; as always.

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[So the Zone lets the good through and kills the evil?] I don't know. I don't believe that. I think it lets through those who've lost all hope. Not the good or the bad, but the unhappy.

― Andrei Tarkovsky

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I will stay gentle no matter what I endure, I am so much more.

― Tyler Knott Gregson

If we opened people up, we'd find landscapes.

— Agnès Varda

/// She was not fragile like a flower;
she was fragile like a bomb.

A thing which is present can be invisible, hidden by what it shows.

— René Magritte

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Knowledge must seep into your blood, into your self, not just into your head, you must live it.

— Franz Kafka

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Never forget: We walk on hell, gazing at flowers.

— Kobayashi Issa

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It is time for a new direction ...

— Andrei Tarkovsky

[Last words, as reported by his wife.]

There is this mystery about people when they leave us.

— Virginia Woolf

The language of birds is very ancient, and like other ancient modes of speech, very elliptical; little is said, but much is meant and understood.

— Gilbert White

I think communication starts when words are not present at all. I think we put so much emphasis on language, actually silence is so much more important.

— Marina Abramovic

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/// Middle class values make me sick.

I have always loved everything about you. Even what I didn't understand.

— Albert Camus

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Ph. by Jean Francois Jonvelle, 1980

For such gestures one falls hopelessly in love for a lifetime.

— Virginia Woolf

The demand to be loved is the greatest kind of arrogance.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

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What a contrast there is between what is fleeting and what is permanent.

— Arthur Schopenhauer

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Panzerkreuzer Potemkin; inszeniert von Sergei Eisenstein, 1925

If someday the moon calls you by your name don't be surprised, because every night I tell her about you.

— Shahrazad al-Khalij

The good and the wise lead quiet lives.

— Euripides

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François Morellet | Négatif Nr. 10 | 2010

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The Universe is not punishing you or blessing you, the Universe is responding to the vibrational attitude that you are emitting.

— Abraham Hicks

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My current silence interests only me. It touches too many parts of my personal life for me to explain it to you.

— Albert Camus

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Peter Zumthor; Atelier.

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Style is the answer to everything.

— Charles Bukowski

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She is suspicious of words. She lives by her senses, by her intuition. We don't have a language for the senses. Feelings are images, sensations are like musical sounds. How are you going to tell about them?

— Anaïs Nin

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From București; with love ...

In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.

— Deepak Chopra

Close-Up; dir. by Abbas Kiarostami in 1990

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Ich habe keine Probleme Orte zu verstehen. Ich liebe die gespeicherte Geschichte an und in den Orten. [...] Ich liebe gut gestimmte Räume, ich bin ein absoluter Liebhaber von Räumen.

— Peter Zumthor; im Gespräch mit Juri Steiner

Through living in it, the landscape becomes a part of us, just as we are part of it.

— Tim Ingold

The bicycle is not only noble in relation to body rhythms: It is also generous to thought. For anyone with a tendency to digress, the sinuous company of the handlebars is perfect. When ideas are gliding smoothly along in straight lines, the two wheels of the bicycle carry both rider and ideas in tandem. And when some stray thought afflicts the cyclist and blocks the natural flow of his mind, he only has to find a steep slope and let gravity and the wind work their redemptive alchemy.

— Valeria Luiselli

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Classy; as always.

An artist is someone who should raise questions rather than give answers. I have no message.

— Michael Haneke

Arwed Messmer, RAF – No Evidence / Kein Beweis;
Museum Folkwang, Essen, 09.06.2017 - 03.09.2017

Of all the pitfalls in our paths and the tremendous delays and wanderings off the track I want to say that they are not what they seem to be. I want to say that all that seems like fantastic mistakes are not mistakes, all that seems like error is not error; and it all has to be done. That which seems like a false step is the next step.

— Agnes Martin

From Sinaloa; with love ...

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I am a law of my own, I am not a law for all. This — is now my way; where is yours?

— Friedrich Nietzsche

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Interview; Part I | II | III | IV

You need to learn to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life, work on the mind.

— Elizabeth Gilbert

Aki Kaurismäki asked not to smoke at a press conference ...

Let feelings bring about events, not the contrary.

— Robert Bresson

Most of the time, the universe speaks to us very quietly. In pockets of silence, in coincidences, in nature, in forgotten memories, in the shape of clouds, in moments of solitude, in small tugs at our hearts.

— Yumi Sakugawa

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Happiness was never important. The problem is that we don't know what we really want. What makes us happy is not to get what we want. But to dream about it. Happiness is for opportunists. So I think that the only life of deep satisfaction is a life of eternal struggle, especially struggle with oneself. If you want to remain happy, just remain stupid. Authentic masters are never happy; happiness is a category of slaves.

— Slavoj Žižek

What makes me depressed? Seeing stupid people happy.

— Slavoj Žižek

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Gregor Schneider, N. Schmidt, 2017;
LWL Museum, Münster, 10.06.2017 - 01.10.2017

Most people aren't trained to want to face the process of re-understanding a subject they already know. One must obtain not just literacy, but deep involvement and re-understanding.

— Charles Eames

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If it happens in Europe, they are terrorists. Or "evil losers". If it happens in Syria, they are "moderate rebels", or "freedom fighters".

― Pepe Escobar

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Bill Viola | Tristans Himmelfahrt | 2005/2017

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It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.

— Jiddu Krishnamurti

[Feel the Juche; thank.]

I've seen a lot of beautiful things with a heavy heart.

— Albert Camus

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People are going to think what they want to think. I let them. You can't control perception. It's a losing game so I don't play. I let them lose; lose themselves in their own fantasies of what they want me to be.

― Sergei Polunin

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From Brussels; with love ...

Sometimes you can achieve grace through somebody else's belief in you.

— Jeff Buckley

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Classy; as always.

Earth is what I feel for you.

— Andrzej Żuławski


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