Bernard Berenson - Quotes

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Miracles happen to those who believe in them. ---->>>

Life has taught me that it is not for our faults that we are disliked and even hated, but for our qualities. ---->>>

I would I could stand on a busy corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours. ---->>>

Boast is always a cry of despair, except in the young it is a cry of hope. ---->>>

Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago. ---->>>

When everything else physical and mental seems to diminish, the appreciation of beauty is on the increase.

When everything else physical and mental seems to diminish, the appreciation of beauty is on the increase.

A complete life may be one ending in so full an identification with the oneself that there is no self left to die. ---->>>

Genius is the capacity for productive reaction against one's training. ---->>>

You can parody and make fun of almost anything, but that does not turn the universe into a caricature. ---->>>

Between truth and the search for it, I choose the second. ---->>>

From childhood on I have had the dream of life lived as a sacrament... the dream implied taking life ritually as something holy. ---->>>

The average European does not seem to feel free until he succeeds in enslaving and oppressing others. ---->>>

Psychoanalysts are not occupied with the minds of their patients; they do not believe in the mind but in a cerebral intestine. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: June 26, 1865
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Die: 10-06, 1959
Occupation: Historian
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Bernard Berenson (June 26, 1865 – October 6, 1959) was an American art historian specializing in the Renaissance. His book The Italian Painters of the Renaissance was an international success. Berenson was a major figure in the attribution of Old Masters, at a time when these were attracting new interest by American collectors, and his judgments were widely respected in the art world (wikipedia)