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Quotation by Paul Klee
Democracy with its semi-civilization sincerely cherishes junk. The artist's power should be spiritual. But the power of the majority is material. When these worlds meet occasionally, it is pure coincidence.
Paul Klee (1879–1940), Swiss artist. entry, Jan. 1906. The Diaries of Paul Klee 1898-1918, no. 747 (1957, trans. 1965).
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