Life is so fluid that one can only hope to capture the living moment…

Life is so fluid that one can only hope to capture the living moment, to capture it alive and fresh … without destroying that moment.
As quoted in D. H. Lawrence and Nine Women Writers (1996) by Leo Hamalian, p. 93

to separate one’s self from enslavement by the earth…

Art is the method of levitation, in order to separate one’s self from enslavement by the earth.
As quoted in Sunbeams : A Book of Quotations (1990) by Sy Safransky, p. 137

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