12月後半 誕生日の偉人と名言

12/16 フィリップ・K・ディック(SF作家)

The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words.


12/17 ジャイメ・レルネル(建築家、都市計画家)

I have realized after all these years that a city that has a good quality of life attracts jobs. People don’t want to invest in places if there is no quality of life.


12/18 スティーブン・スピルバーグ(映画監督)

Whether in success or in failure, I’m proud of every single movie I’ve ever directed.


12/19 モーリス・ホワイト(ミュージシャン)

I started EWF because I had a vision, and music was playing in my head that I wanted to bring through. What I had in mind was exactly what Earth, Wind & Fire became.

私が EWF を始めたのは、ビジョンがあり、それを実現したい音楽が頭の中で流れていたからです。私が念頭に置いていたものは、まさにアース・ウィンド・アンド・ファイアーそのものでした。

Most people can’t see beauty and love. I see our music as medicine.


12/20 ジョージ・ロイ・ヒル(映画監督)

Luck is an art.


12/21 フランク・ザッパ(ミュージシャン)

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.


12/22 ジャン=ミッシェル・バスキア(画家)

I don’t think about art when I’m working. I try to think about life.


12/23 チェット・ベイカー(ジャズトランペッター、シンガー)

I want my music to speak for itself, without any words.


Music is the only thing that has ever come close to being magic.


12/24 ハワード・ヒューズ(実業家、映画製作者、飛行家、発明家)

Passion will make you crazy, but is there any other way to live?


Do the impossible, because almost everyone has told me my ideas are merely fantasies.


12/25 ルイーズ・ブルジョワ(彫刻家、画家、版画家)

Art is a way of recognizing oneself.


12/26 菊池寛(小説家、劇作家、ジャーナリスト、実業家)


No matter what corner of your life, no matter how boring your circumstances, there is still hope.

12/27 ルイ・パスツール(近代細菌学の開祖)

Luck favors the mind that is prepared.


12/28 デンゼル・ワシントン(俳優、映画監督、プロデューサー)

I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it.


12/29 パブロ・カザルス(チェリスト)

The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn’t been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him.


12/30 ユージン・スミス(写真家)

I am constantly torn between the attitude of the conscientious journalist who is a recorder and interpreter of the facts and of the creative artist who often is necessarily at poetic odds with the literal facts.


12/31 アンリ・マティス(画家)

You study, you learn, but you guard the original naivete. It has to be within you, as desire for drink is within the drunkard or love is within the lover.