"The finest works of art are precious, among other reasons, because they make it possible for us to know, if only imperfectly and for a little while, what it actually feels like to think subtly and feel nobly."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Aldous Huxley on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Aldous Huxley on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Aldous Huxley on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Aldous Huxley on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Aldous Huxley on Oscar Wilde
"The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm."
"The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different."
"We are all geniuses up to the age of ten."
"Europe is so well gardened that it resembles a work of art, a scientific theory, a neat metaphysical system. Man has re-created Europe in his own image."
"Perhaps it's good for one to suffer. Can an artist do anything if he's happy? Would he ever want to do anything? What is art, after all, but a protest against the horrible inclemency of life?"
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