"Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Lincoln Steffens 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."Lincoln Steffens on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Lincoln Steffens on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Lincoln Steffens on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Lincoln Steffens on Oscar Wilde