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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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Quote of the Day: Cicero

“A room without books is a body without a soul” CICERO Painting Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot

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Quote of the Day: Kandinsky

Dr. Chambers-Salazar lecture-recital at the Norton Simon revealed a wonderful quotation: “Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. Wassily Kandinsky

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The real reason Jane Austen’s ladies looked forward to courtly dances

“DANCING- The vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music.” ~George Bernard Shaw

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Quote of the Day: First Lady Michelle Obama

“In order for creativity to flourish and imagination to take hold, we …need to expose our children to the arts from a very young age.” -First Lady Michelle Obama, speaking at the National Design Awards at the White House, July 24, 2009. Photo Credit: Ron Edmonds/Associated Press

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Quote of the Day

  Q: ” Excuse me. How do I get to Carnegie Hall?”  A: “Practice, Practice, Practice.”

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Michelangelo Buonarroti

“Believe it or not, I can actually draw.” -Michelangelo Buonarroti

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Wise Man of the Day: Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

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