Kenneth Clark - Quotes

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We can destroy ourselves by cynicism and disillusion, just as effectively as by bombs. ---->>>

No nude, however abstract, should fail to arouse in the spectator some vestige of erotic feeling, even if it be only the faintest shadow - and if it does not do so it is bad art and false morals. ---->>>

The great achievement of the Catholic Church lay in harmonizing, civilizing the deepest impulses of ordinary, ignorant people. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Children who are treated as if they are uneducable almost invariably become uneducable. ---->>>

To hurry through the rise and fall of a fine, full sentence is like defying the role of time in human life. ---->>>

Opera, next to Gothic architecture, is one of the strangest inventions of Western man. It could not have been foreseen by any logical process.

Opera, next to Gothic architecture, is one of the strangest inventions of Western man. It could not have been foreseen by any logical process.

All great civilizations, in their early stages, are based on success in war. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: 07-24, 1914
Birthplace: London, England
Die: 2005-05-01
Occupation: Author
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Kenneth McKenzie Clark, Baron Clark, OM, CH, KCB, FBA (13 July 1903 – 21 May 1983) was a British author, museum director, broadcaster, and one of the best-known art historians and aesthetes of his generation, writing a series of books that appealed to a wide public, while remaining a serious scholar (wikipedia)