Paradise Lost...The Movie??

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Postby Saturn » Sun Apr 30, 2006 5:03 pm

"…the good we get from art is not what we learn from it; it is what we become through it."

"It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors."

"Bad art is a great deal worse than no art all."
-Oscar Wilde.
"Oh what a misery it is to have an intellect in splints".
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Postby dks » Sun Apr 30, 2006 5:44 pm

should this be under "share a quote?" Oh, boy--I'm a rule breaker...

"The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shock-proof, shit detector. This is the writer's radar and all great writers have had it." Earnest Hemingway


"Any healthy man can go without food for two days -- but not without poetry." Charles Baudelaire

"It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process." Henry James
"I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections and the Truth of Imagination."
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Postby Saturn » Sun Apr 30, 2006 5:57 pm

dks wrote:should this be under "share a quote?" Oh, boy--I'm a rule breaker...



There are no rules, just recommendations.

Plus I already broke them and I made them :lol:

It's okay to quote if your own words are too poor to explain something I think.
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Postby dks » Sun Apr 30, 2006 8:51 pm

Good. Because how could I outdo that Hemingway quote? It's priceless. :wink:
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