Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.
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Nothing is good in moderation. You cannot know good in anything until you have torn the heart out of it by excess.
It is only fair to state, with regard to modern journalists, that they always apologize to one in private for what they have written against one in public.
In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity, is the vital thing.
To make a good salad is to be a brilliant diplomatist -- the problem is entirely the same in both cases. To know exactly how much oil one must put with one's vinegar.
There should be a law that no ordinary newspaper should be allowed to write about art. The harm they do by their foolish and random writing it would be impossible to overestimate --- not to the artist but to the public. . . .
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