Sir Herbert Read quotes

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In a sense, every tool is a machine--the hammer, the ax, and the chisel. And every machine is a tool. The real distinction is betw ...
There is a current misconception which sees in Jung an early disciple of Freud who subsequently deserted his master. Nothing could ...
Poetry is creative expression; poetry is constructive expression. That, in a sentence, is the real distinction.... In poetry the w ...
Fantasy is a product of thought, Imagination of sensibility. If the thinking, discursive mind turns to speculation, the result is ...
Simile and Metaphor differ only in degree of stylistic refinement. The Simile, in which a comparison is made directly between two ...
A man of personality can formulate ideals, but only a man of character can achieve them.
This is the essential distinction--even opposition--between the painting and the film: the painting is composed subjectively, the ...
Gauguin too has his limitations. We have only to compare him with a universal artist like Rembrandt to see how limited was the ran ...
Whilst Marx turned the Hegelian dialectic outwards, making it an instrument with which he could interpret the facts of history and ...
We must always distinguish two faculties in the life of man: intellect and sensibility. Intellect begins with the observation of n ...
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