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James Wood, comp. Dictionary of Quotations. 1899.


Das Talent arbeitet, das Genie schafft—Talent works, genius creates.

Die Gesetze der Moral sind auch die der Kunst—The laws of morals are also those of art.

In every child their lies a wonderful deep.

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.

Nothing right can be accomplished in art without enthusiasm.

The artist’s vocation is to send light into the depths of the human heart.

The laws of morality are also those of art.