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Art’s distillation. Experience is wine, and art is the brandy we distill from it.

Robertson Davies (1913-1995) Canadian author, editor, publisher
A Mixture of Frailties, ch. 1 (1958)
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It is not that love is blind. It is that love sees with a painter’s eye, finding the essence that renders all else background.

Robert Brault (b. c. 1945) American aphorist, programmer
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Added on 17-Nov-20 | Last updated 17-Nov-20
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What’s in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other word would smell as sweet.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) English dramatist and poet
Romeo and Juliet, Act 2, sc. 2, l. 46ff [Juliet] (c. 1594)
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