„None of you knows what creativity means. To paint a picture, to write a poem? No! To recast one’s whole age, to impose upon it the stamp of one’s will, to fill it with beauty, to overwhelm it, to overpower it with one’s spirit.“

cited in Zarathustra’s Children (2000), p. 178

Christian Morgenstern Fotografia
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poeta i pisarz niemiecki 1871 - 1914

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„A certain ambiguity of rhythm is one of the beauties of a poem“

—  Anne Ridler English poet, editor 1912 - 2001

The Anatomy of Poetry, Marjoie Boulton, Routledge & Kegan, London 1953.

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„I know very well that one must fight, for one is often in contradiction to the spirit of the age.“

—  Auguste Rodin French sculptor 1840 - 1917

As quoted in "Rodin freed human spirit" in The Des Moines Register (7 January 2007) http://www.dmregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070107/ENT01/701070305
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„Who knows if these very pictures, now painted for maharajas, will not find their way to the museums one day.“

—  Raja Ravi Varma Indian painter 1848 - 1906

Quoted in Quotations by 60 Greatest Indians, 27 November 2013, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology http://resourcecentre.daiict.ac.in/eresources/iresources/quotations.html,

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„What motive had a Dutch painter in painting a picture? None. And notice that he never asked for one. A peasant with a drunken red nose looks at you with his heavy eye and laughs with open mouth showing his teeth, raising a jug; if it is well painted, it has its value.“

—  Eugène Fromentin French painter 1820 - 1876

Quote from Les Maitres d'Autrefois / The Old Masters, 1876; 1948, p. 115; as cited in 'Dutch Painting of the Golden Age', http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/dutch-painting-the-golden-age/content-section-2 OpenLearn

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„This man has one dominating idea.. to fill space in a beautiful way.“

—  Arthur Wesley Dow painter from the United States 1857 - 1922

Georgia O'Keeffe, The Artists Voice - Talks with Seventeen Artists, New York Harper & Row (1962)

Letitia Elizabeth Landon Fotografia

„One of those gifted ones that walk the earth,
Like angels in their beauty, and the while
The air is filled with music from their wings.“

—  Letitia Elizabeth Landon English poet and novelist 1802 - 1838

(31st January 1829) Lines to the Author after Reading the Sorrows of Rosalie
The London Literary Gazette, 1829

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