Embracing the world with positive creativity since Sept 2007.
Four thoughts on the nature of the darker inspirations behind the struggle for human creativity...
"And in the afternoon they entered a land - but such a land! A land hung in mourning, darkened by gigantic cypresses, submerged; a land of reptiles, silence, shadow, decay."
-- George Washington Cable, October 12, 1844 – January 31, 1925
"Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice, golden sunsets and black storms. I said that some time ago, and today I do not think I would add one word."
-- Laurence Olivier, May 22, 1907 – July 11, 1989
"He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery."
-- Harold Wilson, (Baron Wilson of Rievaulx), March 11, 1916 – May 24, 1995
"He passes from lyric to epic poetry in order to speak about the world and the torment in the world through man, rationally and emotionally. The poet then becomes a danger."
-- Salvatore Quasimodo, August 20, 1901 – June 14, 1968