Bernard Berenson

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Bernard Berenson

Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.More Bernard Berenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Life has taught me that it is not for our faults that we are disliked and even hated, but for our qualities.More Bernard Berenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Miracles happen to those who believe in them. Otherwise why does not the Virgin Mary appear to Lamaists, Mohammedans, or Hindus who have never heard of her?More Bernard Berenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Government lasts as long as the under-taxed can defend themselves against the over-taxed.More Bernard Berenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Between truth and the search for it, I choose the second.More Bernard Berenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I wish I could stand on a busy street corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours.More Bernard Berenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When everything else physical and mental seems to diminish, the appreciation of beauty is on the increase.More Bernard Berenson [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Boast is always a cry of despair, except in the young it is a cry of hope.More Bernard Berenson [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Miracles happen to those who believe in them.More Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Boast is always a cry of despair, except in the young it is a cry of hopeMore Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.More Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The best performance improvement is the transition from the non-working state to the working state.More Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All of the arts, poetry, music, ritual, the visible arts, the theater, must singly and together create the most comprehensive art of all, a humanized society, and its masterpiece, free manMore Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Between truth and the search for it, I choose the second.More Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Miracles happen to those who believe in them. Otherwise why does not the Virgin Mary appear to Lamaists, Mohammedans, or Hindus who have never heard of her?More Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Governments last as long as the undertaxed can defend themselves from the overtaxed.More Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I wish I could stand on a busy street corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours.More Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All we really want is otherness, tossing from side to side, and greeting every toss with shouts of welcome, and of contempt for the previous tossMore Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The average European does not seem to feel free until he succeeds in enslaving and oppressing othersMore Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I would willingly stand at street corners, hat in hand, begging passers-by to drop their unused minutes into it.More Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am only a picture-taster, the way others are wine-or tea-tasters.More Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The artist, depicting man disdainful of the storm and stress of life, is no less reconciling and healing than the poet who, while endowing Nature and Humanity, rejoices in its measureless superiority to human passions and human sorrowsMore Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Life has taught me that it is not for our faults that we are disliked and even hated, but for our qualities.More Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I wish I could stand on a busy street corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hoursMore Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I would I could stand on a busy corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours.More Bernard Berenson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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