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Today, each artist must undertake to invent himself, a lifelong act of creation that constitutes the essential content of the arti ...
In writing these Tales ... at long intervals, I have kept the book-unity always in mind ... with reference to its effect as part o ...
... woman's cause is the cause of the weak; and when all the weak shall have received their due consideration, then woman will hav ...
Our art is the finest, the noblest, the most suggestive, for it is the synthesis of all the arts. Sculpture, painting, literature, ...
What is interesting about self-analysis is that it leads nowhere--it is an art form in itself.
Painting seems to be to the eye what dancing is to the limbs. When that has educated the frame to self-possession, to nimbleness, ...
In eloquence, the great triumphs of the art are when the orator is lifted above himself; when consciously he makes himself the mer ...
Art is not to be taught in Academies. It is what one looks at, not what one listens to, that makes the artist. The real schools sh ...
The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.
Often, while contemplating works of art, not in their easily perceptible materiality, in the too-clear hieroglyphs of their contou ...
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