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Put a bird cage near the window so that the bird can see the sky? It's much better to look than not to, even if it hurts.
I am your fairy tale. Your dream. Your wishes and desires, and I am your thirst and your hunger and your food and your drink.
You leap over the wall of one ghetto and find yourself in another ghetto.
One should judge a man mainly from his depravities. Virtues can be faked. Depravities are real.
People who do not see the terrible things therefore do not see the beautiful things, either.
About 25 years ago, I was in an apartment, and next door, they put on the radio, so I struck the wall with my fist, but they did not put the radio down. I took a tool and banged until I made a hole through the wall. It was like a comedy movie.
Sometimes my heart hurts so much, I beat it with my fists. I try to run. But you cannot run from this. It waits for you. Even when you think you have escaped it, it is there.
You have to protect yourself, your body, your being. You cannot treat it badly; you have to keep it, make as sensitive as possible.
Once, I took a taxi. I hate those limousines. They stink and their drivers have been driving dead people to the cemeteries.
Where a beast would have claws, I was born with talent.
The truth is, I can never die. For I will be in everything and see you in everything and watch over you. I am your reaction in the water of a mountain lake.
It is true what Rimbaud said; If you think a book is strong enough, try it at the ocean, in the wind, at the waves. If the book can resist the ocean, then it exists. Otherwise, throw it away.
Fun? There is no fun.
The ultimate acting is to destroy yourself.
I sell myself for the highest price. Exactly like a prostitute. There is no difference.
I make movies for money, exclusively for money.
It is the Nobel Prize I want. It's worth $400,000.
I could be with a woman in a bed, for weeks even, and it would seem to me like three seconds. Or 300 years.
I didn't choose solitude.
I don't need anybody to tell me how to be alive.
I am not the Jesus of the official church tolerated by those in power. I am not your superstar.
Why do I continue making movies? Making movies is better than cleaning toilets.
You don't need a framework. You need a painting, not a frame.
I knew there were, in myself, the souls of millions of people who lived centuries ago; not just people but animals, plants, the elements, things, even, matter. All of these exist in me.
I am dying of hunger.
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