Jacques Maritain quotes

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The division between the useful arts and the fine arts must not be understood in too absolute a manner. In the humblest work of th ...
Poetry is the heaven of the working reason. Poetry is a divination of the spiritual in the things of sense--which expresses itself ...
We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities.
Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.
I don't see America as a mainland, but as a sea, a big ocean. Sometimes a storm arises, a formidable current develops, and it seem ...
Authority and power are two different things: power is the force by means of which you can oblige others to obey you. Authority is ...
Poetic experience is distinct in nature from mystical experience. Because poetry emanates from the free creativity of the spirit, ...
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