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"When the human soul is gaining strength, art will also grow in power, for the two are inextricably connected and complementary to one another. Conversely, at those times when the soul tends to be choked by material disbelief, art becomes purposeless and talk is heard that art exists for art's sake alone. This is the bond between art and the soul, as it were, drugged into unconsciousness. The artist and the spectator drift apart, till finally the latter turns his back on the former or regards him as a juggler whose skill and dexterity are worthy of applause."
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WASSILY KANDINSKY

"Two things fill the mind with ever anew and increasing admiration and awe… the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me."
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IMMANUEL KANT

"Beauty is Truth; Truth, Beauty. That is all ye know on Earth and all ye need to know."
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KEATS

"Art, that great undogmatized church."
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ELLEN KEY

"Do we really think that a government-dominated education is going to produce citizens capable of dominating their government, as the education of a truly vigilant self-governing people requires?"
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ALAN KEYES

"The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were."
--JOHN F. KENNEDY

"I see little of more importance to the future of our country and of civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist. If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him."
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JOHN F. KENNEDY

"Whenever a thirst for power drives men to arrogance, he has poetry to remind himself of his vulnerability."
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JOHN F. KENNEDY

"We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda, it is a form of truth."
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JOHN F. KENNEDY

"I believe the geometric proportion served the Creator as an idea when He introduced the continuous generation of similar objects from similar objects."
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JOHANNES KEPLER

"Geometry has two great treasures: one is the Theorem of Pythagoras; the other, the division of a line into extreme and mean ratio. The first we may compare to a measure of gold; the second we may name a precious jewel."
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JOHANNES KEPLER

"Living in the world without insight into the hidden laws of nature is like not knowing the language of the country in which one was born."
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HAZRAT INAYAT KHAN

"People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use."
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KIERKEGAARD

"Museums must reassert their authority on what beauty really is, thereby reclaiming the idea of quality in art."
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MICHAEL KIMMELMAN

"A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan."
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MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Hate multiplies hate, violence multiplies violence, and toughness multiplies toughness in a descending spiral of destruction....The chain reaction of evil--hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars--must be broken, or we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation."
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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

"Art does not reproduce the visible, but makes visible."
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PAUL KLEE

"The more horrifying this world becomes, the more art becomes abstract."
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PAUL KLEE

"Who would not like to live as an artist at that point where the central organ of all movement in space and time, whether we call it the brain or the heart of creation, calls all functions into being? In the womb of nature, in the primal ground of all creation where the secret key to everything is kept?"
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PAUL KLEE

"On this side of life I cannot be understood at all, for I am just at home among the dead as I am among the unborn. Somewhat closer to the heart of creation than usual. But not yet close enough by far."
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PAUL KLEE

"Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual."
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ARTHUR KOESTLER

"True creativity often starts where language ends."
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ARTHUR KOESTLER

"...And in the shifting of the winds, and in the clouds that are pressed into service betwixt heaven and earth, are signs to people who can understand."
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KORAN

"The more minimal the art, the more maximum the explanation."
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HILTON KRAME

"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."
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KRISHNAMURTI

"We put out hate and expect love. Our hearts are filled with envy but we expect happiness and peace. We use force and want harmony. We act cruel and expect sympathy. We eat lifeless food and expect health. Truly we are blind, or are we retarded?"
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HANNA KROEGER

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