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Benjamin Haydon
(1786-1846) born on
Jan 26
US painter, writer. A painter in the Grand Manner expounded by Reynolds, Haydon was also a popular teacher, writer, and lecturer.
         
   
F
One of the surest evidences of an elevated taste is the power of enjoying works of impassioned terrorism, in poetry, and painting.

R
Genius is nothing more than common faculties refined to a greater intensity. There are no astonishing ways of doing astonishing things. All astonishing things are done by ordinary materials.
A
This is an age of intellectual sauces, of essence, of distillation. We have "conclusions" without deductions, "abridgments of history" and "abridgments of science" without leading facts.
N
When a man is no longer anxious to do better than well, he is done for.
K
There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity to extract all the good out of all the evil.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Table Talk", in Correspondence and Table-Talk, vol. 2 (ed. by Frederic Wordsworth Haydon, 1876).
R: In "A New Dictionary of Quotations," by H.L. Mencken, 1942.
A: "Table Talk," in Correspondence and Table-Talk, vol. 2 (ed. by Frederic Wordsworth Haydon, 1876).
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: "Table Talk,"/ in Correspondence and Table-Talk, vol. 2 (ed. by Frederic Wordsworth Haydon, 1876).
   


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