"I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom. I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients." Gustave Courbet

29 December 2021


Ruskin, Rouen Cathedral, Lady Chapel, 1854

Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience nobler than beauty.  No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderstanding of the ends of art. 

John Ruskin

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