These two quotes couldn’t disagree more. The first says beauty, if things aren’t beautiful, I’ll go find beauty, it’s all I care about, but it’s not everywhere, it’s not reality always, reality isn’t marvelous always.
The second says, shit is beautiful, you just have to remember it’s beautiful.
I’m with Cage: reality is the best, because it’s the only. On the other hand, I love to write fiction, and though fiction is like a plant grown out of the manure or dirt of reality, it is it’s own made-up marvelous thing. So I guess I’m with Anais. ~ ed.
I am so thirsty for the marvelous that only the marvelous has power over me. Anything I cannot transform into something marvelous, I let go. Reality doesn’t impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls.” ~ Anaïs Nin
When I find something to be not beautiful, I ask myself why and very shortly I will realize that there is no reason. ~ John Cage
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July’s Full Moon in Capricorn: The Heart wants what it Wants. The 4 Stages of a Good Divorce. How to Love a Woman who Scares You. Our Soulmates are Rarely Who We Expect. Men, Let’s Stop Fooling Ourselves: Size Matters. A Letter to my Children: You do not come from a Broken Home. To the One Who Tried to Break Me. An Open Letter to the Fixers. How your Stored Memories in the Amygdala can lead to PTSD. How My Sister’s Death Transformed my Self-Perception.