— Andrei Tarkovsky (via bikesinspace)
"Learn to love solitude, to be more alone with yourselves. The tragedy of today’s young people is that they try to unite on the basis of carrying out noisy and aggressive actions so as not to feel lonely, and this is a sad thing. The individual must learn from childhood to be on his own, for this doesn’t mean to be lonely: it means to not get bored with oneself, because a person who finds himself bored when he is alone, it seems to me, is a person in danger."
A book club of one.
With frequent meanderings into film, music, art and ephemera.
- On Being Blue
To celebrate the New York Review of Books’ reprint of William H. Gass’s...
- “In art, what’s really being said is what’s been left unsaid.”