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A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.

~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

19 August 2012
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Books, too, begin like the week – with a day of rest in memory of their creation. The preface is their Sunday.
~ Walter Benjamin
Painting: Nude with Book, Zinaida Serebriakova, 1940  ᔥ wiki

Books, too, begin like the week – with a day of rest in memory of their creation. The preface is their Sunday.

~ Walter Benjamin

Painting: Nude with Book, Zinaida Serebriakova, 1940  wiki

#books #expressionism #zinaida serebriakova #walter benjamin

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