Victor Cousin Quote

We must have religion for religion's sake, morality for morality's sake, as with art for art's sake…the beautiful cannot be the way to what is useful, or to what is good, or to what is holy; it leads only to itself.


Du Vrai, du beau, et du bien [Sorbonne lecture, 1818] (1853) pt. 2

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We must have religion for religion's sake, morality for morality's sake, as with art for art's sake…the beautiful cannot be the way to what is...

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We must have religion for religion's sake, morality for morality's sake, as with art for art's sake…the beautiful cannot be the way to what is...

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We must have religion for religion's sake, morality for morality's sake, as with art for art's sake…the beautiful cannot be the way to what is...

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We must have religion for religion's sake, morality for morality's sake, as with art for art's sake…the beautiful cannot be the way to what is...