If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.
If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow.
The fate of animals is of greater importance to me than the fear of appearing ridiculous; it is indissolubly connected with the fate of men.
I am little concerned with beauty or perfection. I don’t care for the great centuries. All I care about is life, struggle, intensity.
There are two men inside the artist, the poet and the craftsman. One is born a poet. One becomes a craftsman.
If I cannot overwhelm with my quality, I will overwhelm with my quantity.