"Genius worship is the inevitable sign of an uncreative age."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Clive Bell on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Clive Bell on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Clive Bell on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Clive Bell on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Clive Bell on Robert Frost
"A rose is the visible result of an infinitude of complicated goings on in the bosom of the earth and in the air above, and similarly a work of art is the product of strange activities in the human mind."
"Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind."