English Critic Quotes


293 English Critic quotes:



"Genius worship is the inevitable sign of an uncreative age."
"Pearl is a disease of oysters. Levant is a disease of Hollywood."
"Do not mistake a crowd of big wage-earners for the leisure class."
"A wise man thinks what is easy is difficult."
"Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected."
"A fool often fails because he thinks what is difficult is easy."
"Intolerance is evidence of impotence."
Author: Crowley Quotes Category: English Critic Quotes Intolerance Quotes
"I have never grown out of the infantile belief that the universe was made for me to suck."
"Indubitably, Magic is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgment and practice than in any other branch of physics."
"The pious pretense that evil does not exist only makes it vague, enormous and menacing."
"The people who have really made history are the martyrs."
"I was not content to believe in a personal devil and serve him, in the ordinary sense of the word. I wanted to get hold of him personally and become his chief of staff."
"Reason is the test of ridicule, not ridicule the test of truth."
Author: Warburton Quotes Category: English Critic Quotes Reason Quotes
"Art comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing but the highest quality to your moments as they pass."
"If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning, we may study his commentators."
"The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices."
"There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from all prejudice."
"The perfect joys of heaven do not satisfy the cravings of nature."
"The way to get on in the world is to be neither more nor less wise, neither better nor worse than your neighbours."
"It is the mark of great art that its appeal is universal and eternal."


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