07/22/2022 “Quotes of the Week”   1 comment

Alfred North Whitehouse 1861-1947

“Great art is more than a transient refreshment. It is something which adds to the permanent richness of the soul’s self-attainment. It justifies itself both by its immediate enjoyment, and also by its discipline of the inmost being. Its discipline is not distinct from enjoyment but by reason of it. It transforms the soul into the permanent realization of values extending beyond its former self.”

Facing mandatory retirement in London, and upon being offered an appointment at Harvard, Whitehead moved to the United States in 1924. Given his prior training in mathematics, it was sometimes joked that the first philosophy lectures he ever attended were those he himself delivered in his new role as Professor of Philosophy.

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One response to “07/22/2022 “Quotes of the Week”

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  1. 💗 “Art is something that makes you
    breathe with a different kind of
    happiness”.

    “Art is not what you see but what
    you make others see”.

    “Artists are here to disturb the peace”.
    💗
    I love all of these. They definitely pertain to you!

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