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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
  Das Talent arbeitet, das Genie schafft—Talent works, genius creates.  1
  Die Gesetze der Moral sind auch die der Kunst—The laws of morals are also those of art.  2
  In every child their lies a wonderful deep.  3
  It is the curse of talent, that, though it works more surely and persistently than genius, it reaches no goal; while genius, hovering for long on the summit (Spitze) of the ideal, looks round, smiling, far above.  4
  Nothing right can be accomplished in art without enthusiasm.  5
  The artist’s vocation is to send light into the depths of the human heart.  6
  The laws of morality are also those of art.  7

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