„The conscience of an artist worthy of the name is like an incurable disease which causes him endless torment but occasionally fills him with silent joy…“

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„Life is an incurable disease.“

—  Abraham Cowley British writer 1618 - 1667
To Dr. Scarborough; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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„And almost every one when age,
Disease, or sorrows strike him,
Inclines to think there is a God,
Or something very like Him.“

—  Arthur Hugh Clough English poet 1819 - 1861
Dipsychus http://whitewolf.newcastle.edu.au/words/authors/C/CloughArthurHugh/verse/poemsproseremains/dipsychusprologue.html, Pt. I, sc. v (1862).

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„There is an artist imprisoned in each one of us. Let him loose to spread joy everywhere.“

—  Bertrand Russell logician, one of the first analytic philosophers and political activist 1872 - 1970
Last Essay: "1967"

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„Love is a disease which fills you with a desire to be desired.“

—  Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec French painter 1864 - 1901
Quoted in: Peter McWilliams (1997) Love 101: To Love Oneself Is the Beginning of a Lifelong Romance. p. 23

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„Death is an endless night so awful to contemplate that it can make us love life and value it with such passion that it may be the ultimate cause of all joy and all art.“

—  Paul Theroux American travel writer and novelist 1941
Hockney’s Alphabet, D is for Death, ed. Stephen Spender (1991) Book published to raise money for AIDS victims.

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„Those diseases which medicines do not cure, iron cures; those which iron cannot cure, fire cures; and those which fire cannot cure, are to be reckoned wholly incurable.“

—  Hippocrates ancient Greek physician 460
7:87 Variant translation: What cannot be cured by medicaments is cured by the knife, what the knife cannot cure is cured with the searing iron, and whatever this cannot cure must be considered incurable.

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„In a time when so many artists have learned to confabulate with extremes of horror and alienation, the most daring thing an artist can do is to fill a book, a gallery, or a theater with joy, hope, and beauty.“

—  Theodore Roszak American social historian, social critic, writer 1933 - 2011
with Betty Roszak, "Deep Form in Art and Nature" Alexandria 4, Vol.4 The Order of Beauty and Nature (1997) ed. David Fideler

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