Quotation by William Blake

I see every thing I paint in this world, but everybody does not see alike. To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes.
William Blake (1757–1827), British poet, painter, engraver. letter, Aug. 23, 1799. The Letters of William Blake (1956).
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