Quotation by Auguste Rodin

There is a continual exchange of ideas between all minds of a generation. Journalists, popular novelists, illustrators, and cartoonists adapt the truths discovered by the powerful intellects for the multitude. It is like a spiritual flood, like a gush that pours into multiple cascades until it forms the great moving sheet of water that stands for the mentality of a period.
Auguste Rodin (1849–1917), French sculptor. Art: Conversations with Paul Gsell, ch. 11 (1911, trans. 1984).
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