An angry artist tells people what (he thinks) they need to hear. A hungry artist tells people what (he thinks) they want to hear.
On a level of simple personal survival, understanding and forgiveness are crucial… whether in an intimate personal relationship or on a global level.
The survival of religion is on the basis of torture and punishment; end of torture is end of religion.
She would never be caught unprepared again, she swore to herself. She would never trust. Never love. Never put faith in other human beings again. She would learn all she could of the shape and substance of the world, and she would find a way to survive in it.
Tough times don’t last, tough people do, remember?
I watched the sky as it turned from silver to grey to the colour of rain. Even the clouds tried to look the other way.
Perseverance, endurance and patience are the three greatest survival skills.
I would close my eyes and dream of something strong, dream of horses exploding, rising into the air, their hearts beating survive, survive, survive.
I become a horn to be heard over whistles.
…children are at heart selfish, and reasonably so, for they are programmed for survival.