"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man, true nobility is being superior to your former self."
written by Ernest Hemingway (via untilasinglesolitonsurvives)
Jimmy Stewart with Margaret Sullavan’s daughter, Brooke Hayward, in 1940
Jimmy Stewart and Margaret Sullavan were close, lifelong friends. Friends since their University Players days, Stewart harbored unrequited feelings for Sullavan, once saying, “I’ll never marry until I find a girl like Margaret Sullavan.”
“The world seems to me increasingly incomprehensible, and there are times when I feel there isn’t anything that I know for certain. For me, making photographs (or painting, or whatever) is necessary to translate the unintelligible reality of being into a more coherent form. Or at least to illustrate my best guesses. There is vastly more nothing in the universe than something, and I try to create images that recognize the grace by which anything at all exists.”