Quotation by Rémy De Gourmont

The whole effort of a sincere man is to erect his personal impressions into laws.
Rémy De Gourmont (1858–1915), French critic, novelist. Murry called this statement "the motto of a true criticism, conscious of its limitations and its strengths." Quoted in John Middleton Murry, "A Critical Credo," Countries of the Mind (1922).
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