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Culture is only true when implicitly critical, and the mind which forgets this revenges itself in the critics it breeds. Criticism ...
Nothing would improve newspaper criticism so much as the knowledge that it was to be read by men too hardy to acquiesce in the aut ...
Without the meditative background that is criticism, works become isolated gestures, ahistorical accidents, soon forgotten.
As soon as we climb higher than those who had at one time admired us, we appear to them as though we have sunken and fallen down: ...
Lift up your hearts, my brothers, high, higher! And don't forget about your legs either! Lift up your legs as well, you good dance ...
The higher its type, the more rarely a thing succeeds.
The greatest honor that can be paid to the work of art, on its pedestal of ritual display, is to describe it with sensory complete ...
Behind one high mountain lies yet a higher one.
The more people gathering firewood, the higher the flames will grow.
The higher the climb, the heavier the fall.
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