There are no facts, only interpretations.

Friedrich Nietzsche
Notebooks (Summer 1886 – Fall 1887)


Confucius said: “To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.” When one man has reduced a fact of the imagination to be a fact to his understanding, I foresee that all men will at length establish their lives on that basis.

Henry David Thoreau
Walden 
Published 1854


A work of art may be understood as a conductor from the artists’ mind to the viewers. But it may never reach the viewer, or it may never leave the artists’ mind.

Sol LeWitt (1928-2007)
American Conceptual artist


What is there to fear in such a regular world? I think I am cured.

Jean-Paul Sartre
Nausea

Published 1938


And if the civilized man’s pursuits are no worthier than the savage’s, if he is employed the greater part of his life in obtaining gross necessaries and comforts merely, why should he have a better dwelling than the former?

Henry David Thoreau
Walden
Published 1854


Nymphomanic: Volume I  |  Lars Von Trier  |  2013

“Perhaps the only difference between me and other people is that I’ve always demanded more from the sunset. More spectacular colors when the sun hit the horizon. That’s perhaps my only sin.”