Quotation by Paul Klee

One does not lash what lies at a distance. The foibles that we ridicule must at least be a little bit our own. Only then will the work be a part of our own flesh. The garden must be weeded.
Paul Klee (1879–1940), Swiss artist. The Diaries of Paul Klee 1898-1918, no. 681, entry for July 1905 (1957, trans. 1965).
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