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Basically-“yearly”-at-this-point Daily Quote #62

“We have referred above to the debate over whether the interpretation of artworks requires an inquiry into the maker’s intentions. This debate, which centered, naturally enough, on the case of literature, has witnessed confident assertions to the effect that this … Continue reading

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Rare-These-Days Quote #61

“Constructivism demanded that every work speak plainly, and not mystify anyone. This was true of architecture, too: the building as declaration. Here is a design for the offices of the party newspaper Pravda. The problem was Lenin wasn’t interested in the … Continue reading

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Daily Quote #59

I am anxious that the world should be inclined to look to painters for information about painting. I hope to show that ours is a regularly taught profession; that is scientific as well as poetic; that imagination alone never did, … Continue reading

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Daily Quote #58

Snowden seemed to derive a sense of strength from having made this decision. He exuded an extraordinary equanimity when talking about what the US government might do to him. The sight of this twenty-nine-year-old young man responding this way to … Continue reading

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Not-Daily Quote #57

“The cruelest lies are often told in silence.” Robert Louis Stevenson

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Daily Quote #56

Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That’s why it’s so hard. – David McCullough

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Not-Even-A-Quote #52

“Ain’t love a surprise!” It’s a beautiful Autumn morning, I’ve got salad, and I haven’t read anything that feels quotable lately, so enjoy some Heather Small with me. I need to get painting heaps, and I’m well now, so should … Continue reading

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