I’ve always had a keen sense of history. My father was an antiques dealer and he used to bring home boxes full of treasures, and each item always had a tale attached.
The restless spirit never loses its wings. If sometimes it cannot fly, it is because during those moments the sky vanishes.
Boredom is the fear of self.
The thing I want you especially to understand is this feeling of divine revelation. I feel that this structure was “out there” all along I just couldn’t see it. And now I can! This is really what keeps me in the math game– the chance that I might glimpse some kind of secret underlying truth, some sort of message from the gods.
Take care of your manners as seriously as your money.
Use your imagination not to scare you to death but to inspire you to live.
It’s an enormous wall that’s built between you and your dreams. And if every day, you just chip away… It may take ten years, but eventually you just might see some light.
Random thoughts that fly away.
Where words has no place to stay.
Let it be right where they are.
Let the work of art preserve its life.
Eccentricity of a creative mind may not be pleasing for the people around it, but it is important for the progress.
Any work is always improvable, you cannot really finish the work, you can only abandon it out of tiredness or incompetence.