Tuesday, May 8, 2012
And he sailed back over a year, in and out of weeks, and through a day
"I have been doodling with ink and watercolor on paper all my life. It's my way of stirring up my imagination to see what i find hidden in my head." - Maurice Sendak
"And Max, the king of all wild things, was lonely and wanted to be where someone loved him best of all."
"Art has always been my salvation. And my gods are Herman Melville, Emily Dickinson, Mozart. I believe in them with all my heart. And When Mozart is playing in my room, I am in conjunction with something that i cannot explain... I don't need to. I know that if there's a purpose for life, it was for me to hear Mozart. Or if i walk in the woods and I see an animal, the purpose of my life was to see that animal. I can recollect it, i can notice it. I'm here to take note of. And that is beyond my ego, beyond anything that belongs to me, an observer, an observer.
Thank you, for everything, Mr. Sendak.