Author Profession: Artist
Born: March 3, 1893
Died: March 12, 1998
And I have exposed myself to art so that my work has something beyond just the usual potter.
Art, Work, Usual
And I think maybe all women, if they just had a chance, would be romantic and believe in love and not sex. And men believe in sex and not love.
Romantic, Sex, Believe
I don’t like to sell my finest pieces.
Life, Pieces, Finest
A rich poet from Harvard has no sense in his mind, except the aesthetic.
Mind, Rich, Poet
And then a great thing in my life was going to India.
Life, India, Great Things
You see, I was never stage-struck the way most girls were.
Girl, Way, Stage
You know, acting is very fascinating. But being an actress is not, because you become so concentrated on yourself.
Acting, Actresses, Fascinating
But I was very, very unhappy because my mother was very charming and generous, but to me, very dominating.
Mother, Unhappy, Charming
But, you see, the theatre is not always art in America.
Art, America, Theatre
I’m not too interested in books about India.
Book, India, Famous,
I was in a convent for a year.
Years, Convent, Location,
The only works of art America has given are her plumbing and her bridges.
Art, America, Bridges
You know, God, the power that makes life, whatever it is, had just to make two things, masculine and feminine, for all this mischief. And made them so there is this entirely different point of view about love and sex.
Life, Love, God, You,
Here in America we’re doing the most wonderful crafts.
Doing, America, Most, Wonderful,
I happen to believe that there is an afterlife.
Believe, Happen, Afterlife,
I owe it all to art books, chocolate and young men.
Art, Book, Men
Do be true to yourself, whether it’s bad doesn’t matter. The important thing – you have to copy while you’re studying. And culture is – each of us – is like one pearl added to another to make a chain. We each contribute to the other. And that’s all right. But once you’re on your own, do that which comes from within. And I feel this very strongly.
Important, Pearls, Matter
My life is full of mistakes. They’re like pebbles that make a good road.
Life, Happiness, Mistake
You can’t change the world, you can only change yourself.
World, Changing The World, Change Yourself
I hang on to the statement of scientists that there is no time. Therefore, join me in telling everyone you are thirty-two. This allows me to go after young men and plan grabbing husbands from my girlfriends. Choosing to live in the timeless, I am now at the easiest and happiest time of my life.
Girlfriend, Husband, Men