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Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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Biography - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach:

Austrian writer.
Born: 1830 - Died: 1916
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Czech Republic
Czech Republic

Nature is truth. Art is the highest truth.



Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Natur ist Wahrheit; Kunst ist die höchste Wahrheit.

French
La nature est vérité; L'art est la plus haute vérité.




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Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.

To any artist, worthy of the name, all in nature is beautiful, because his eyes, fearlessly accepting all exterior truth, read there, as in an open book, all the inner truth.

We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand.

The mission of art is not to copy nature, but to express it!




Quotes for: art


Quotes

Quotes about art:


My trade and art is to live.





The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.





Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.





I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'





The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.





A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.











Quotes for: nature


Quotes

Quotes about nature:


Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see.





Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.





Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.





Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.





Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.





Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.











Quotes for: truth


Quotes

Quotes for: truth


To be able to discern what is true as true and what is false as false — this is the mark and character of intelligence.





Love truth, but pardon error.





Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.





The language of truth is simple.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.











Quotes

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach also said...


To have and not to give is in some cases worse than stealing.





Mastery of the moment is mastery over life.





In all intense joy there is a feeling of gratitude.





Little evil would be done in the world if evil never could be done in the name of good.





An aphorism is the last link in a long chain of thought.





In youth we learn; in age we understand.












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