Agnes Varda Quote
“The poet begins where the man ends. The man's lot is to live his human life, the poet's to invent what is nonexistent.”
―Jose Ortega y Gasset
The Dehumanization of Art (1948)
Tempest-tost (1951), p. 127
The Scotty Who Knew Too Much, The New Yorker (18 February 1939) - From Fables for Our Time and Further Fables for Our Time. Sometimes misquoted as: "It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers."
The Road Ahead (1995)
“We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.”
Speech at Cincinnati, Ohio, September 17, 1859
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAgnes Varda
Born: May 30, 1928 (age 86)
Occupation: Director, screenwriter, editor, actor, producer, photographer
Bio: Agnès Varda is a French film director and professor at the European Graduate School. Her movies, photographs, and art installations focus on documentary realism, feminist issues, and social commentary with a distinct experimental style.
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