13 quotes found by Bernard Berenson

Bernard Berenson
When everything else physical and mental seems to diminish, the appreciation of beauty is on the increase.
beauty  Seems  Physical  # 36045
Bernard Berenson
Life has taught me that it is not for our faults that we are disliked and even hated, but for our qualities.
life  Taught  Hated  # 36046
Bernard Berenson
I would I could stand on a busy corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours.
stand  Hand  busy  # 36047
Bernard Berenson
Miracles happen to those who believe in them.
miracles  Happen  # 36048
Bernard Berenson
Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.
today  Year  Ignorant  # 36049
Bernard Berenson
A complete life may be one ending in so full an identification with the oneself that there is no self left to die.
life  die  Left  # 36050
Bernard Berenson
Boast is always a cry of despair, except in the young it is a cry of hope.
hope  Except  cry  # 36051
Bernard Berenson
You can parody and make fun of almost anything, but that does not turn the universe into a caricature.
fun  Almost  universe  # 36052
Bernard Berenson
Between truth and the search for it, I choose the second.
truth  Second  Choose  # 36053
Bernard Berenson
From childhood on I have had the dream of life lived as a sacrament... the dream implied taking life ritually as something holy.
life  dream  Taking  # 36054
Bernard Berenson
Genius is the capacity for productive reaction against one's training.
Against  Training  genius  # 36055
Bernard Berenson
The average European does not seem to feel free until he succeeds in enslaving and oppressing others.
Others  Until  Free  # 36056
Bernard Berenson
Psychoanalysts are not occupied with the minds of their patients; they do not believe in the mind but in a cerebral intestine.
mind  Minds  Patients  # 36057