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Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.

Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.

Our deeds, our feelings, our thoughts, and our sensations just happen of themselves, as the rain falls and the water flows along the valley.

Love is not merely a sentiment, it is an art.

Like great works, deep feelings always mean more than they are conscious of saying.

Poetry is the universal art of the spirit which has become free in itself and which is not tied down for its realization to external sensuous material; instead, it launches out exclusively in the inner space and the inner time of ideas and feelings.

Accent is the soul of language; it gives to it both feeling and truth.

Art aims at impressing feelings on us rather than expressing them;

The "paradox" is only a conflict between reality and your feeling of what reality "ought to be."

I do not withdraw the wise man from the category of man, nor do I deny to him the sense of pain as though he were a rock that has no feelings at all.

Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.

Of two pleasures, if there be one which all or almost all who have experience of both give a decided preference, irrespective of any feeling of moral obligation to prefer it, that is the more desirable pleasure.

All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.

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