Walter Pater Quotes

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To burn always with this hard, gemlike flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is success in life.

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All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music.

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Not the fruit of experience, but experience itself, is the end.
— Walter Pater


We are all under sentence of death, but with a sort of indefinite reprieve.


It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art.

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