To be oneself, simply oneself, is so amazing and utterly unique an experience that it’s hard to convince oneself so singular a thing happens to everybody in the world, and is amenable to statistics.
Our most important aim is to develop definite personalities in our cartoon characters. We don’t want them to be just shadows, for merely as moving figures they provoke no emotional response from the public. We invest them with life a caricature of life.
We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
We should not mourn for men of high ideals. Rather we should rejoice that we had the privilege of having had them with us, to inspire us by their radiant personalities.
To be liberated, woman must feel free to be herself, not in rivalry to man but in the context of her own capacity and her personality.
Technique is really personality. That is the reason why the artist cannot teach it, why the pupil cannot learn it, and why the aesthetic critic can understand it.
People don’t find the personal lives of people with much, much more power than any celebrity would have – don’t find their personal lives interesting.
If I tried to describe my personality I’d start to gush about living by the ocean half of my life, being brought up on Alice in Wonderland, and believing in magic, for years and years.