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Peace was declared, but not all of us were drunk with joy or stricken blind.


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The cult of individuality and personality, which promotes painters and poets only to promote itself, is really a business. The greater the 'genius' of the personage, the greater the profit.

The cult of individuality and personality, which promotes painters and poets only to promote itself, is really a business. The greater the 'genius' of the personage, the greater the profit.



My drawings and paintings were done as an act of protest; I was trying by means of my work to convince the world that it is ugly, sick and hypocritical.

My drawings and paintings were done as an act of protest; I was trying by means of my work to convince the world that it is ugly, sick and hypocritical.



How did I come to be an artist ? Endless curiosity, observation, research - and a great amount of joy in the thing

How did I come to be an artist ? Endless curiosity, observation, research - and a great amount of joy in the thing



Very little changed fundamentally, except that the proud German soldier had turned into a defeated bundle of misery and the great German army had disintegrated.

Very little changed fundamentally, except that the proud German soldier had turned into a defeated bundle of misery and the great German army had disintegrated.



I had grown up in a humanist atmosphere, and war to me was never anything but horror, mutilation and senseless destruction, and I knew that many great and wise people felt the same way about it.

I had grown up in a humanist atmosphere, and war to me was never anything but horror, mutilation and senseless destruction, and I knew that many great and wise people felt the same way about it.



It's an old ploy of the bourgeoisie. They keep a standing 'art' to defend their collapsing culture.

It's an old ploy of the bourgeoisie. They keep a standing 'art' to defend their collapsing culture.



What can I say about the First World War, a war in which I served as an infantryman, a war I hated at the start and to which I never warmed as it proceeded?

What can I say about the First World War, a war in which I served as an infantryman, a war I hated at the start and to which I never warmed as it proceeded?



The war was a mirror; it reflected man's every virtue and every vice, and if you looked closely, like an artist at his drawings, it showed up both with unusual clarity.

The war was a mirror; it reflected man's every virtue and every vice, and if you looked closely, like an artist at his drawings, it showed up both with unusual clarity.



I thought the war would never end. And perhaps it never did, either.

I thought the war would never end. And perhaps it never did, either.



The neutrality and clarity of an engineering drawing is a better model for teaching about art than all the uncontrollable drivel about the cabbala and metaphysics and the ecstasy of sainthood.

The neutrality and clarity of an engineering drawing is a better model for teaching about art than all the uncontrollable drivel about the cabbala and metaphysics and the ecstasy of sainthood.





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Unfortunately, it happens all too seldom that you really disappear behind a work, that you are no longer audible as an interpreter.



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You will definitely find moments where somebody else is going to try to suppress you or put you down, but you have a choice in how you see yourself.



Despite the solace of hypocritical religiosity and its seductive promise of an after-life of heavenly bliss, most of us will do anything to thwart the inevitable victory of biological death.

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Snow falling softly on lashes of eyes you love, and a cold cheek growing warm next to your own in hushed dark familial December.

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My father believed in me many times more than I believed in myself.

My father believed in me many times more than I believed in myself.



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