On this Day in History in 1512: Michelangelo’s paintings on ceiling of Sistine Chapel in the Vatican first exhibited.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.
There are certain things in which mediocrity is intolerable: poetry, music, painting, public eloquence. What torture it is to hear a frigid speech being pompously declaimed, or second-rate verse spoken with all a bad poet’s bombast!
Jean de la Bruyere
Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death.