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Quotation by Eugène Delacroix
I live in company with a body, a silent companion, exacting and eternal. He it is who notes that individuality which is the seal of the weakness of our race. My soul has wings, but the brutal jailer is strict.
Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863), French artist. The Journal of Eugène Delacroix, entry, June 4, 1824, trans. by Walter Pach (1937).
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