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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment.
~ Lionel Trilling - [Arts and Artists]

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All art is an imitation of nature.
~ Seneca - [Arts and Artists]

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All great art, and today all great artlessness, must appear extreme to the mass of men, as we know them today. It springs from the anguish of great souls. From the souls of men not formed, but deformed in factories whose inspiration is pelf.
~ Alexander Trocchi - [Arts and Artists]

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Art -- the one achievement of Man which has made the long trip up from all fours seem well advised.
~ James Thurber - [Arts and Artists]

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Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
~ George Sand - [Arts and Artists]

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Art is the signature of civilizations.
~ Beverly Sills - [Arts and Artists]

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As noble Art has survived noble nature, so too she marches ahead of it, fashioning and awakening by her inspiration. Before Truth sends her triumphant light into the depths of the heart, imagination catches its rays, and the peaks of humanity will be glowing when humid night still lingers in the valleys.
~ Johann Friedrich Von Schiller - [Arts and Artists]

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Great art is never produced for its own sake. It is too difficult to be worth the effort.
~ George Bernard Shaw - [Arts and Artists]

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Much of modern art is devoted to lowering the threshold of what is terrible. By getting us used to what, formerly, we could not bear to see or hear, because it was too shocking, painful, or embarrassing, art changes morals.
~ Susan Sontag - [Arts and Artists]

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Not everything has a name. Some things lead us into a realm beyond words.
~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn - [Arts and Artists]

 

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