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Bernard Berenson
(1865-1959) born on
Jun 26
US art historian. He was a noted Italian Renaissance expert; wrote "Drawings of the Florentine Painters," 1903.
         
   
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Genius is the capacity for productive reaction against one's training.

R
Miracles happen to those who believe in them.
A
Art is mind and heart and touch as much and more than it is mere instrument, technique - without which however it cannot exist at all.
N
I would I could stand on a busy corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours.
K
Life has taught me that it is not for our faults that we are disliked and even hated but for our qualities.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The New Webster's Dictionary of Quotations and Famous Phrases," by Donald Bolander, 1987.
R: In "New York Times Book Review."
A: In "The Bernard Berenson Treasury," 1962.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: "The Passionate Sightseer," 1960.
   


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