Art, like love, excludes all competition and absorbs the man.
1789 Aphorisms on Art, no.3 (published1831).
Art among a religious race produces reliques; among a militaryone, trophies, among a commercial one, articles of trade.Henry Fuseli
The forms of virtue are erect, the forms of pleasure undulate.Henry Fuseli
Selection is the invention of the landscape painter.Henry Fuseli
The superiority of the Greeks seems not so much the result of climate and society, as of the simplicity of their end and the uniformity of their means.Henry Fuseli