Celebrated mediocrity augurs obscure excellence.
Religion, art, taste, and other delusions.
You can talk people into art, but you can’t talk them out of it.
America’s religion is not Christianity; it is self-help.
The audience will always be out of step with the artist, for one is just arriving at what the other has long since put out of mind.
The Gods of Liberty, Equality, Justice, and The People have demanded more human sacrifice than all other divinities combined.
The contemporary businessman cares only for art, and the contemporary artist only for money.
Shared antipathies are the ties that bind.
Our feelings may not be sincere, but our feelings about our feelings always are.
Cool has always been good’s implacable enemy.
People who like sports say a lot more intelligent things about sports than people who like art say about art.