I would hate to think Im promoting sadness as an aesthetic. But I grew up in not just a family but a town and a culture where sadness is something youre taught to feel shame about. You end up chronically desiring what can be a very sentimental idea of love and connection. A lot of my work has been about trying to make a space for sadness.
By: Mike Mills
I could heartily wish that every commission officer was to be previously examined; for, to my certain knowledge, there are persons who have already crept into commission without abilities or fit qualification: I am myself far from desiring to be excused.
By: John Paul Jones