You never monkey with the truth.
The first virtue of all really great men is that they are sincere. They eradicate hypocrisy from their hearts.
I have missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot.. .and I missed. I have failed over and over and over again in my life and that’s precisely why I succeed.
Art is a selective re-creation of reality according to an artist’s metaphysical value-judgments. An artist recreates those aspects of reality which represent his fundamental view of man’s nature.
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellowmen; and along those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.