There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity to extract all the good out of all the evil.
Fortunately for serious minds, a bias recognized is a bias sterilized.
Art is a reality, not a definition; inasmuch as it approaches a reality, it approaches perfection, and inasmuch as it approaches a mere definition, it is imperfect and untrue.
When a man is no longer anxious to do better than well, he is done for.
The only legitimate artists in England are the architects.