"The problem is that once the rules of art are debunked, and once the unpleasant realities the irony diagnoses are revealed and diagnosed, 'then' what do we do?"
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."David Foster Wallace on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."David Foster Wallace on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."David Foster Wallace on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."David Foster Wallace on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."David Foster Wallace on Oscar Wilde
"This is nourishing, redemptive we become less alone inside."