Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part.

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People don't very much like things that are beautiful -- they are so far from their nasty little minds.

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There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little-the book of Nature.

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A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn.

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Art is the most beautiful deception of all. And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory.

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The colour of my soul is iron-grey and sad bats wheel about the steeple of my dreams.

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