James Huneker Quotes

Great art is an instant arrested in eternity.

Let there be no mincing of comparisons in this assertion. Not Turner not Monet painted so directly blinding shafts of sunlight as has this Spaniard.

Life is like an onion: you peel off layer after layer and then you find there is nothing in it.

All men of action are dreamers.

Liszt's so-called piano music is nothing but Chopin and brandy.

Lawyers earn their bread in the sweat of their browbeating.

Married men make the best husbands.

The chaste woman who teases is worse than a streetwalker.

He dares to be a fool and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.

We are all snobs of the Infinite parvenus of the Eternal.

Lawyers earn a living by the sweat of browbeating others.

There are people who don't say a thing and sound magnificent!

Scratch an artist and you surprise a child.