Kenneth Clark Quotes


10 Kenneth Clark quotes:



"Opera, next to Gothic architecture, is one of the strangest inventions of Western man. It could not have been foreseen by any logical process."
"A lot of people you think you know you don't know until you find out you don't know then it may be too late to know."
"To hurry through the rise and fall of a fine, full sentence is like defying the role of time in human life."
"Children who are treated as if they are uneducable almost invariably become uneducable."
"We can destroy ourselves by cynicism and disillusion, just as effectively as by bombs."
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"People sometimes tell me that they prefer barbarism to civilization. I doubt if they have given it a long enough trial. Like the people of Alexandria, they are bored by civilization; but all the evidence suggests that the boredom of barbarism is infinitely greater."
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"Children who are treated as if they are uneducable almost invariably become uneducable"
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"Ruthless, greedy, tyrannical, disreputable they have had one principle worth all the rest, the principle of delight!"
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"To say that our troops are simply doing security patrols tells only half the story. They are helping residents recover belongings and they are reporting their concerns and needs to the appropriate authorities."
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"I shan't lose my paunch. I like my relaxed lifestyle. I like food. Because of my relaxed lifestyle I haven't suffered from the stress my colleagues do. I seem able to outlast them all!"
Author: Clark Quotes Category: Food Quotes



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