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Wise Man of the Day: Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Take a music bath once or twice a week” – Oliver Wendell Holmes-

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Wise Man of the Day: Francois de Salignac de la Mothe-Fenelon

“If the riches of the Indies, or the crowns of all the kingdoms of Europe were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all.” Francois Fenelon

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Wise Men and Women: Pablo Picasso

“The meaning of life is to find your gift.    The purpose of life is to give it away.”            -Pablo Picasso- Photo Credit: André Villers La Guerre et la Paix Chapel of Vallauris Castle 1953 

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Wise Man: Marcel Proust

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.    Marcel Proust    Marc Chagall

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Wise Man: Goethe

A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe                     Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Annunciation, Tate Gallery, London

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Wise Woman: Sarah Bernhardt

       “Life begets life.       Energy creates energy.         It is by spending oneself        that one becomes rich.”          Sarah Bernhardt 

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Picasso: Quote of the Day

“My mother said to me, ‘If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.’ Instead, I was a painter, and I became Picasso”

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Wise Men- Bernard Berenson

“No artifact is a work of art if it does not help to humanize us. Without art, visual, verbal and musical our world would have remained a jungle.” Bernard Berenson, I Tatti, Florence, 1952  

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Wise Man: George Bernard Shaw

You use a glass mirror to see your face;  You use works of art to see your soul.”   – George Bernard Shaw                           Caravaggio, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica, Rome

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Quote of the Day: Albert Einstein

“Creativity is contagious.  Pass it on.” – Albert Einstein

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