Freya Stark Quote

The artist's business is to take sorrow when it comes. The depth and capacity of his reception is the measure of his art; and when he turns his back on his own suffering, he denies the very laws of his being and closes the door on everything that can ever make him great.


Perseus in the Wind (1948)

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The artist's business is to take sorrow when it comes. The depth and capacity of his reception is the measure of his art; and when he turns his back...

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The artist's business is to take sorrow when it comes. The depth and capacity of his reception is the measure of his art; and when he turns his back...

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The artist's business is to take sorrow when it comes. The depth and capacity of his reception is the measure of his art; and when he turns his back...

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The artist's business is to take sorrow when it comes. The depth and capacity of his reception is the measure of his art; and when he turns his back...