Hans Urs von Balthasar. Quotes
Date of birth
August 12, 1905
Date of death
We no longer dare to believe in beauty and we make of it a mere appearance in order the more easily to dispose of it.
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I don't think I believe in ghosts, per se. But, my nearest experience was when I went on a weekend away and was in a bar in England, years ago, with an ex-girlfriend. I heard this scratching. I was about to go to bed and I was thinking, 'It's an old ghost.' I could hear this noise, but I couldn't work out where it was coming from.
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Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow's joy is possible only if today's makes way for it; that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one.
From his roots as a slave, the American Negro - sometimes sorrowing, sometimes jubilant but always hopeful - has touched, illuminated, and influenced the most remote preserves of world civilisation. I and my dance theater celebrate this trembling beauty.
My problem is I can't show any of my movies to my daughters. It's tough. 'Beauty and the Beast'... they liked it. But that's the only one, really. Otherwise, they've always been dark or violent.
I really believe in fate or destiny, and I believe the Jacksonville Jaguars were my destiny. I believe, when it's all said and done, it couldn't have worked out better for me... man, oh man, this was just perfect.
I love going to the cinema and thinking you're seeing something, and you end up on a whole other planet, and you can't believe it.