Bernard Berenson Quotes

Bernard Berenson Quotes: German is of stone, limestone, pudding stone, marble, granite even, and so to a considerable degree is English, whereas French is bronze and gives out a metallic resonance with tones that neither German nor English tolerate.
Send Quote
Bernard Berenson Quote: As I got warmed up, and felt perfectly at home in talk, I heard myself boasting, lying, exaggerating. Oh, not deliberately, far from it. It would be unconvivial and dull to stop and arrest the flow of talk, and speak only after carefully considering whether I was telling the truth.
Send Quote
Quotes about Bernard Berenson: Miracles happen to those who believe in them. Otherwise why does not the Virgin Mary appear to Lamaists, Mohammedans, or Hindus who have never heard of her.
Send Quote
Quote about Bernard Berenson: I wonder whether art has a higher function than to make me feel, appreciate, and enjoy natural objects for their art value?
Send Quote
Bernard Berenson Sayings: The artist, depicting man disdainful of the storm and stress of life, is no less reconciling and healing than the poet who, while endowing Nature and Humanity, rejoices in its measureless superiority to human passions and human sorrows.
Send Quote
Bernard Berenson Saying: In figure painting, the type of all painting, I have endeavoured to set forth that the principal if not sole source of life enchantments are Tactile Values, Movement and Space Composition.
Send Quote