Nothing and nothingness


Quote: "He who desires nothing, hopes for nothing, and is afraid of nothing, cannot be an artist." Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian physician and writer. See definitions of art. "A riddle: What does man love more than life, Hate more than death or mortal strife; That which contented men desire, The poor have, the rich require, The miser spends, the spendthrift saves, And all men carry to their graves? The answer: You guessed it " Origin unknown. Also see conceptual art, negative space, and Zen.