Evil exists to glorify the good. Evil is negative good. It is a relative term. Evil can be transmuted into good. What is evil to one at one time, becomes good at another time to somebody else.
Beautiful sights arouse feelings of love, and contrary sights bring feelings of disgrace and hate. And the emotions of the soul and spirit bring something additional to the body itself, which exists under the control of the soul and the direction of the spirit.
Art exists for the human species. I think that all of the people who love art, those who teach art, and all of you should burn with the obligation to save the world.
Peace, if it ever exists, will not be based on the fear of war but on the love of peace.
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
Music exists for the purpose of growing an admirable heart.
A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.
Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest.
I say that democracy can never prove itself beyond cavil, until it founds and luxuriantly grows its own forms of art, poems, schools, theology, displacing all that exists, or that has been produced anywhere in the past, under opposite influences.