Walter Pater

Beauty

Walter Pater quote : Many attempts have been …

Many attempts have been made by writers on art and poetry to define beauty in the abstract, to express it…

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Failure

Walter Pater quote : In a sense it …

In a sense it might even be said that our failure is to form habits: for, after all, habit is…

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Experience

Walter Pater quote : Experience already reduced to …

Experience, already reduced to a group of impressions, is ringed round for each one of us by that thick wall…

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Experience

Walter Pater quote : Not the fruit of …

Not the fruit of experience, but experience itself, is the end. Walter Pater

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Beauty

Walter Pater quote : One of the most …

One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that in the sixth book of Confessions, where he describes the…

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Beauty

Walter Pater quote : What is important then …

What is important, then, is not that the critic should possess a correct abstract definition of beauty for the intellect,…

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Beauty

Walter Pater quote : Such discussions help us …

Such discussions help us very little to enjoy what has been well done in art or poetry, to discriminate between…

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Attitude

Walter Pater quote : Not to discriminate every …

Not to discriminate every moment some passionate attitude in those about us, and in the very brilliancy of their gifts…

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Art

Walter Pater quote : All art constantly aspires …

All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music. Walter Pater

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Walter Pater

Walter Horatio Pater (4 August 1839 – 30 July 1894) was an English essayist, literary and art critic, and fiction…

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