Quotation: Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) on Art’s Mission as thought promoter

Nobody, I think, ought to read poetry, or look at pictures or statues, who cannot find a great deal more in them than the poet or artist has actually expressed. Their highest merit is suggestiveness.

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) Discuss

6 responses to “Quotation: Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) on Art’s Mission as thought promoter

  1. Hello George.
    Thanks for the attendance in our Blog.
    Friendly greetings, Wolfgang

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