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"I never knew of but one artist, and this is Tom Eakins, who could resist the temptation to see what they think ought to be rather than what is."

Walt Whitman (via pbsamericanmasters)

to see the is rather than the ought - that’s the whole game

(via woolf-head)

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"Everywhere I go I’m asked if I think the universities stifle writers. My opinion is that they don’t stifle enough of them. There’s many a best-seller that could have been prevented by a good teacher."
Flannery O’Connor
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