When art dresses in worn-out material it is most easily recognized as art.
I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his "divine service."
The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day.
As an artist, a man has no home in Europe save in Paris.
Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.
Man is no longer an artist, he has become a work of art.
The bad gains respect through imitation, the good loses it especially in art.
To give style to one's character --a great and rare art He exercises it who surveys all that his nature presents in strength and weakness and then moulds it to an artistic plan until everything appears as art and reason. . .
Art is the proper task of life.
Art raises its head where creeds relax.
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