"Perhaps you can write better if you leave the mistakes."
Louise Bourgeois I Had a Flashback of Something that Never Existed, no. 28 of 34, from the fabric illustrated book, Ode à l’oubli. 2002
" You rub elbows with a lot of people everyday. Some strangers might become your friends or your confidants. So, I never turn my back on a chance to rub elbows. Sometimes I rub till I bleed.”
"The truth is always an abyss. One must — as in a swimming pool — dare to dive from the quivering springboard of trivial everyday experience and sink into the depths, in order to later rise again — laughing and fighting for breath — to the now doubly illuminated surface of things."