„Fierce and pure, I was the theater of a fairyland restored to life.“

—  Jean Genet, livro The Thief's Journal

The Thief's Journal (1949)

Última atualização 22 de Maio de 2020. História
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Jean Genet3
1910 - 1986

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Charlotte Salomon photo

„Life? or Theater?' - A Play with Music - C. S.“

—  Charlotte Salomon German painter 1917 - 1943

Charlotte's 1st introduction page, related to image JHM no. 4155-1 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Charlotte_Salomon_-_JHM_4155.jpg: 'Life? or Theater..', p. 41
written in brush - her title is indicating the close relation for her between drama, music, text and painting

Samuel R. Delany photo

„And who’s to say where life ceases and theater begins“

—  Samuel R. Delany, livro Triton

Fonte: Triton (1976), Chapter 3 “Avoiding Kangaroos” (p. 113)

Murasaki Shikibu photo
Arthur Waley photo
Gaio Valerio Catullo photo

„If I have led a pure life.“

—  Gaio Valerio Catullo, list of poems by Catullus

LXXVI, line 19
Carmina
Original: (la) Si vitam puriter egi.

Pythagoras photo

„In this theater of man's life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on.“

—  Pythagoras ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher -585 - -495 a.C.

Francis Bacon, in The Advancement of Learning (1605) Book II, xx, 8.
Misattributed

Salman Rushdie photo
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Terry Goodkind photo
Mike Pence photo

„I truly do believe, if all of us do all that we can, that we will once again, in our time, restore the sanctity of life to the center of American law, I just know in my heart of hearts that this will be the generation that restores life in America.“

—  Mike Pence 48th Vice President of the United States 1959

Excerpt from a speech addressed to a pro-life group in Nashville, Tennessee — https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/mike-pence-says-making-abortion-illegal-saves-lives-history-proves-ncna853031 (February 27, 2018)
Vice President of the United States (2017-Present)

Simone de Beauvoir photo

„I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.“

—  Simone de Beauvoir French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist, and social theorist 1908 - 1986

The Blood of Others [Le sang des autres] (1946)
General sources

Victor Hugo photo
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Arthur Miller photo
Max Beckmann photo

„If one perceives of it all – the entire War or even life as a whole – as a scene in the theater of 'infinity', many things are much easier to bear.“

—  Max Beckmann German painter, draftsman, printmaker, sculptor and writer 1884 - 1950

Beckmann's Diary, 12 September 1940, Amsterdam; as quoted on: 'Arts in exile' http://kuenste-im-exil.de
1940s

Dalida photo

„I believe that my dream has always been to become someone. To succeed in life, in the show, I did not know exactly what, but it was or singing or acting, or do cinema or theater… it was the show.“

—  Dalida French singer, actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder 1933 - 1987

Original: (fr) Je crois que mon rêve a toujours été de devenir quelqu'un. De reussir dans la vie, dans la spectacle, je ne savais pas exactement quoi, mais cette ou chante ou joue la comédie, ou faire du cinema ou du teatre... c'était le spectacle. Source: http://dalidaideal.blogspot.com/2018/10/dalida-quotes.html

Robert Browning photo
Gustave Flaubert photo

„Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.“

—  Gustave Flaubert French writer (1821–1880) 1821 - 1880

Soyez réglé dans votre vie et ordinaire comme un bourgeois, afin d'être violent et original dans vos œuvres. To Gertrude Tennant (December 25, 1876)
Correspondence
Variante: Be regular and orderly in your life like a bourgeois, so that you may be violent and original in your work.

Anwar Sadat photo

„The goal is to bring security to the peoples of the area, and the Palestinians in particular, restoring to them all their right to a life of liberty and dignity… This is what I stand for.“

—  Anwar Sadat Egyptian president and Nobel Peace Prize recipient 1918 - 1981

[Nobel Peace Prize Lecture, Anwar, Sadat, Nobel Prize Ceremony, Stockholm, December 10, 1978, https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/peace/1978/al-sadat/lecture/, October 9, 2018]

Martial photo

„My poems are naughty, but my life is pure.“

—  Martial, livro Epigrammata

I, 4.
Epigrams (c. 80 – 104 AD)
Original: (la) Lasciva est nobis pagina, vita proba.

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“