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Tracey Emin, English Artist ( July 3, 1963 - )

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It pleases me that people can be interactive.~Tracey Emin


People Me Interactive

I'd make a good friend, not mother. I'm too selfish. I think a lot of mothers are selfish and they end up having children, but I don't want to put some small tiny person through that.~Tracey Emin


Mother Mothers Children

There's different kinds of love, and I'd never experienced that kind of totally platonic love. All the love I've experienced has always been a kind of deal, and now, as I get older, I realise that there's this other love out there.~Tracey Emin


Love Kind Now

All the mistakes I've ever made in my life have been when I've been drunk. I haven't made hardly any mistakes sober, ever, ever.~Tracey Emin


Life Mistakes My Life

Maybe I don't believe things myself, as well. Truth is such a transient thing.~Tracey Emin


Myself Truth Believe

There is nothing difficult about my work, and people get to hear it from me.~Tracey Emin


Work People Me

I never grew up.~Tracey Emin


Up Never Grew

I'm out of here, I'm better than all of you.~Tracey Emin


Better You Here

If I didn't want to work for a couple of years, I wouldn't have to-it's a great feeling, to know I'm doing it because I want to do it.~Tracey Emin


Work Great Doing

It's happened time and time again, but the committee has always decided against it-the work was too conservative or didn't fit within the budget; there are millions of different reasons.~Tracey Emin


Work Time Conservative

It's my memory, and what happened between that moment 10 or 15 years ago and now, there's a lot of gray area.~Tracey Emin


Memory Moment Now

My mum has never wanted me to have children. She thinks I would be destroying my life, even now.~Tracey Emin


Life Children My Life

One thing that success has taught me is censorship.~Tracey Emin


Success Me Censorship

People try constantly to use me, and I hate it.~Tracey Emin


Hate People Me

What is truth? Truth doesn't really exist. Who is going to judge whether my experience of an incident is more valid than yours? No one can be trusted to be the judge of that.~Tracey Emin


Experience Truth Judge

With any story I write, I could actually write it from three or four different perspectives, which would end with a completely different moral at the end.~Tracey Emin


End Moral Story

I've got to start using my brain more - I've got to be more ethereal and more enlightened.~Tracey Emin


Brain Start More

I'd like to think I inspire young people to be creative.~Tracey Emin


Creative Inspire People

My work rarely comes up in secondary market, so it means that my prices stay low.~Tracey Emin


Work Up Market

When you're 20 or 30, looking ahead, you see these benchmarks for relationships, career, ambition, sexuality, and they went off into infinity. When you get to 50, you look at what's ahead of you, and there's an end. It goes into a nothingness, a void.~Tracey Emin


End Ambition Looking

I really love animals. My cat is my little soul mate. He's not just a cat, he's my friend.~Tracey Emin


Love Pet Soul

A man doesn't know what it's like to be a woman; it's that simple.~Tracey Emin


Woman Man Simple

One thing about an artist, it doesn't matter how much your work sells for in your life, it's going to sell for ten times more than that after you're dead, and that's what you have to protect.~Tracey Emin


Life Work Artist

I've got over so much. Mum wouldn't want anything to come into my life that would make me fragile again.~Tracey Emin


Life My Life Me

I've been slagged off completely by the art world.~Tracey Emin


Art World Off

People don't remember. Revenge is sweet.~Tracey Emin


Revenge Sweet People