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The earliest truth that we're ...

The earliest truth that we're taught is that there's a world alongside this world, with spirits, not mortals, an enchanted universe of fairies, wizards, leprechauns and trolls. They are all around us. One has only to open his eyes.

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When language was not transcen...

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.

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There is no more reason why th...

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.

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I agree that Ruskin has done m...

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.

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Актеры, проходившие пробы на роль Остапа Бендера в "12 стульях" Гайдая

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На роль Остапа Бендера в комедии Гайдая "12 стульев" претендовали более ста актеров! Правда, в интернете иногда указывают и 200. Стоит ли говорить, какую работу пришлось провести съемочной группе, что...