” What was any art but a mould in which to imprison for a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself – life hurrying past us and running away, too strong to stop, too sweet to lose. “


” The condition every art requires is, not so much freedom from restriction, as freedom from adulteration and from the intrusion of foreign matter. “


” To note an artist’s limitations is but to define his talent. A reporter can write equally well about everything that is presented to his view, but a creative writer can do his best only with what lies within the range and character of his deepest sympathies. “


” Every artist makes himself born. It is very much harder than the other time, and longer. “



All 4 Willa Cather Quotes about Art in picture


What was any art but a mould in which to imprison for a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself - life hurrying past us and running away, too strong to stop, too sweet to lose.
The condition every art requires is, not so much freedom from restriction, as freedom from adulteration and from the intrusion of foreign matter.
To note an artist
Every artist makes himself born. It is very much harder than the other time, and longer.

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