The jargon of sculptors is beyond me. I do not know precisely why I admire a green granite female, apparently pregnant monster with one eye going around a square corner.
Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance… poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music.
Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle.
Woe to him who teaches men faster than they can learn.
Inquiry is fatal to certainty.
I guess the definition of a lunatic is a man surrounded by them.
If a patron buys from an artist who needs money, the patron then makes himself equal to the artist; he is building art into the world; he creates.
History is mostly guessing; the rest is prejudice.
No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife.