Quotations by William H. Hunt
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Born: Thursday, June 12, 1823
Died: Wednesday, February 27, 1884 (60 years old)
I agree that Ruskin has done much harm to counter balance much good in giving people the trick of talking about Art instead of really doing a little of it to enable them to understand.
(Keywords: Art, People, Balance, Giving, Harm, Talking)
There is no more reason why the features belonging to a picture should be distorted for the purpose of such imaginative suggestion than that the poet's metaphors should spoil his words for the ordinary uses of man.
(Keywords: Purpose, Man, Metaphors, Reason, Words)
When language was not transcendental enough to complete the meaning of a revelation, symbols were relied upon for heavenly teaching, and familiar images, chosen from the known, were made to mirror the unknown spiritual truth.
(Keywords: Truth, Language, Meaning, Spiritual, Teaching)