Quotes by Herbert Read

Sir Herbert Edward Read, DSO, MC was an English art historian, poet, literary critic and philosopher, best known for numerous books on art, which included influential volumes on the role of art in education. Read was co-founder of the Institute of Contemporary Arts.

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That is why I believe that art is so much more significant than either economics or philosophy. It is the direct measure of man's spiritual vision.

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Art is pattern informed by sensibility.

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I can imagine no society which does not embody some method of arbitration.

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The sense of historical continuity, and a feeling for philosophical rectitude cannot, however, be compromised.

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The most general law in nature is equity-the principle of balance and symmetry which guides the growth of forms along the lines of the greatest structural efficiency.

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