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- Marina Abramovic Zitat -
An artist should not lie to himself or others - An artist should not steal ideas from other artists 

An artist should not compromise for themselves or in regards to the art market - An artist should not kill other human beings - An artist should not make themselves into an idol - An artist should avoid falling in love with another artist - An artist should develop an erotic point of view on the world - An artist should be erotic 
An artist should suffer - From the suffering comes the best work - Suffering brings transformation 

Through the suffering an artist transcends their spirit - An artist should not be depressed - Depression is a disease and should be cured - Depression is not productive for an artist - Suicide is a crime against life 
An artist should not commit suicide - An artist should look deep inside themselves for inspiration - The deeper they look inside themselves, the more universal they become - The artist is universe - The artist should not have self-control about his life - The artist should have total self-control about his work - The artist should give and receive at the same time - Transparency means receptive - Transparency means to give - Transparency means to receive - An artist creates his own symbols - Symbols are an artist’s language - The language must then be translated - Sometimes it is difficult to find the key - An artist has to understand silence - An artist has to create a space for silence to enter his work -Silence is like an island in the middle of a turbulent ocean 
An artist must make time for the long periods of solitude - Solitude is extremely important - Away from home 
Away from the studio - Away from family - Away from friends - An artist should stay for long periods of time at waterfalls - An artist should stay for long periods of time at exploding volcanoes - An artist should stay for long periods of time looking at the fast running rivers  - An artist should stay for long periods of time looking at the horizon where the ocean and sky meet - An artist should stay for long periods of time looking at the stars in the night sky - An artist should avoid going to the studio every day- An artist should not treat his work schedule as a bank employee does - An artist should explore life and work only when an idea comes to him in a dream or during the day as a vision that arises as a surprise- An artist should not repeat himself - An artist should not overproduce - An artist should avoid his own art pollution - An artist should decide for himself the minimum personal possessions they should have - An artist should have more and more of less and less -An artist should have friends that lift their spirits - Enemies are very important - The Dalai Lama has said that it is easy to have compassion with friends but much more difficult to have compassion with enemies - An artist has to learn to forgive