How vivid is the suffering of the few when the people are few and how the suffering of nameless millions in two world wars is blurred over by numbers.
Quote by Edwin Way Teale
Freedom from worries and surcease from strain are illusions that always inhabit the distance.
For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature's finest balm.
The difference between utility and utility plus beauty is the difference between telephone wires and...
Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors...
In nature, there is less death and destruction than death and transmutation
Those who wish to pet and baby wild animals love them. But those who respect...
For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature's finest balm
The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long...
Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
The perfection of art is to conceal art.
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be...
Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece...
I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few,...
Art is I; science is we
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
Of all lies, art is the least untrue.
A refined nature is vexed by knowing that some one owes it thanks, a coarse...