"Well, just woods and dirt,
a little asphalt here and there."
[The Democratic Forest]
"I photograph to find out
what something will look like
"The eye traffics in feelings,
not in thoughts."
c'est ici que commencent
les royaumes de l'instantané."
[Le Paysan de Paris]
"A good story cannot be devised;
it has to be distilled."
"El sueño es un depósito
de objetos extraviados."
Ramón Gómez de la Serna
"Sois toujours poète,
même en prose."
"It's not where you take things from —
it's where you take them to."
"My favorite thing is to go where
I've never been."
"Steal from anywhere that resonates
with inspiration or fuels
should be assassinated."
"What you produce at the end is
very different from the reality
you started with."
"Art is either plagiarism or revolution."
"They always say time changes things,
but you actually have to change
"One original thought is worth 1000 meaningless quotes."
"Die glückliche Sprache ist in jeder Weise einfach und brutal."
[Wider die Natur]
"Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet."
"The easiest way to sum up the aesthetic would be: Anything, anytime, anyplace for no reason at all."
"Look around you. If there are others all moving in the same direction, and they look like you, and they move like you, and they all like the same things, and they hate the same things, and they are angry about the same things, and they are screaming about the same things, chances are you are on the wrong path. "
Nick Cave / Red Hand Files