Author: Nike (---.126.254.80.donpac.ru)
Date: 01-23-06 15:01
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Henry David Thoreau
Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not
only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of
mankind. With respect to luxuries and comforts, the wisest have even lived
a more simple and meagre life than the poor.
Art is made to disturb. Science reassures. There is only one
valuable thing in art: the thing you cannot explain.
G eorges Braque
There are three forms of visual art: Painting is art to look at,
sculpture is art you can walk around, and architecture is art you can walk
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and
our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for
politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation
stands forever. --Albert Einstein