everyone likes to mold you and change
you. I don't care about fame,
I don't care about being a celebrity.
that's part of the job,
but I don't feed into anyone's idea
of who I should be.
a very early age, I remember thinking
were always acting
like assholes. I couldn't understand
why I had to respect
them. My pre-school teacher
forced me to write right-handed when I was
left-handed. I didn't get why I had to change.
Nobody could give me a reason.
I have had a big problem
as old as I am, it doesnt stop me
from looking at men...as
if anything might happen, as if life
were about to start
again; often when I go out in the evening
I flirt as if I were only 50. We ought to
be able to change
our engines. This is the artists
privilegeto be ageless. Passion
keeps you young,
and passion and liberty are so seductive.
When I paint
I am ageless, I just have the pleasure or
will never change.
you do have kids you do grow up. People
did say that to me. I have just started
realising it now it changes the world -
the past few months, I have become accustomed
to reading more and more ludicrous stories
about my private life. The simple truth
is that I am very happily married, have
a wonderful wife and two very special kids.
There is nothing that any third party can
do to change these facts.
not enough to build these institutions.
We also have to change
the way people
conditions of human
life have not only been changed,
but revolutionized, within the past few
hundred years. In former days there was
between the dwelling, dress, food,
of the chief and those of his retainers.
valuing interdependence and abundance thinking,
you won't be able to keep first things first.
Some people never understand these realities.
They fall back into independence and scarcity
thinking. Those perspectives are more a
function of scripting than of anything else.
But we can change the script.
best way to predict your future is to create
it. In today's chaotic market, road maps
are obsolete; only a compass can help you
navigate the rough, changing terrain.
fantastic and its changed
Its changed for the better in immeasurable
ways. Every single day of my life I get
40 or 50 extra chuckles that I never used
to get. Quite frankly, I dont know
really how I survived the days without them.
Certainly has made me more emotionally
there's a change
in humanity's desire for base brutality
should look at TV
ratings for any number of wrestling programs.
We might have developed from the chariot
to the Ferrari, but the way people treat
each other are pretty much the same.
is eternal -- the aspect may change,
but not the essence. There is the same difference
in a person before and after he is in love
as there is in an unlighted lamp and one
that is burning. The lamp was there and
was a good
lamp, but now it is shedding light too,
and that is its real function. And love
makes one calmer about many things, and
that way, one is more fit for one's work.
van Gogh Quotes
is Asian and I do travel
lots to Asia and Africa and all parts of
Europe so I feel
closer to all of that living in England,
and that he'll have a better chance
at being more international growing up there.
structure of the company
is constantly changing.
The composition of the necessary working
groups is constantly changing. We have
many divisions that are based on the project
principle, which means that they are put
together for each project.
I just sit there and kind of observe what's
going on around me and see if other people
I know what that looks like and I don't
want to be that kind of person. It's bad
wearing a scarf and a polo coat and no make
up and with a certain attitude
of walking, I go shopping
or just looking at people
But then you know,there will be a few teenagers
who are kind of sharp and they'll say, "Hey,
just a minute. You know who I think
that is?" And they'll start tailing
me. And I don't mind. I realize some people
want to see if you're real.The teenagers,
the little kids, their faces light up. They
say, "Gee," and they can't wait
to tell their friends.
And old people come up and say, "Wait
till I tell my wife."
their whole day.
a catalyst for change
You can't be an outsider and be successful
over 30 years without leaving a certain
amount of scar tissue around the place.
very fast. Big will not beat small anymore.
It will be the fast beating the slow.
know, Ill get recognized when I go
for a cup of coffee. Ive been
working a lot, so I havent really
noticed things changing,
or anything different
life. Yeah, people
me, and its all very sweet and
very nice, but its not an imposition
in any way. In fact in London,
where I live, everybody leaves me alone.
Nobody recognizes me. Thats the way
Id like to keep it.
have recognized that the world
How your children
are behaving, how their friends
are behaving. What they consume and what
I am in a painting,
I'm not aware of what I'm doing. It is only
after a sort of 'get acquainted' period
that I see what I have been about. I have
about making changes,
destroying the image, etc, because the painting
has a life
of its own. I try to let it come through.
It is only when I lose
contact with the painting that the result
is a mess. Otherwise there is pure harmony,
an easy give and take, and the painting
comes out well.
think every painting
should be the same size and the same color
so they're all interchangeable
and nobody thinks
they have a better painting or a worse painting...
Besides even when the subject is different,
want the same painting.
I have to produce
direct movies, whatever to change
the way Hollywood
treats older women,
I'll do it. If I have to bend the rules,
I will. If I have to break them, I will.
what I can do and what I'm good
at and what I like. I think I'm good at
and in the moment and being able to laugh
always reminded me to never give
up. 'Just one thing can change
everything,' she'd tell me, and she was
is long lasting, and it changes
the fundamental nature of the organization.
Regardless of the source, I became the cheerleader.
I followed up on all of them with a passion
and a mania that often veered toward the
to improvise for a role
reaches a point in their life
where they must either change