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He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.
Let there be no mincing of comparisons in this assertion. Not Turner, not Monet, painted so directly blinding shafts of sunlight as has this Spaniard.
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Just as it is true that a stream cannot rise above its source, so it is true that a national literature cannot rise above the moral level of the social conditions of the people from whom it derives its inspiration.
January 31, 1857
February 9, 1921
James Gibbons Huneker was an American art, book, music, and theater critic.
Chopin, the man and his music (1900)
Painted veils (1920)
Promenades of an Impressionist (1910)
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