I do not demand that it becomes true for someone else, and this, of course, is rather weak consolation from the perspective of eternity. But as a basis for artistic creativity in the next few years, this is quite sufficient, at least for me. Being an artist for its own sake is not always pleasant. But there is one huge advantage: the artist an equal footing with any other living creature, too, exists only for its own sake. The result is obviously quite numerous fraternity that lives in a selfish manner common to this warm, muddy earth under a cold and empty sky.