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An English artist and poet.. English textile designer artist writer and libertarian socialist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood English Arts and Crafts Movement

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Quote Left I love art, and I love history, but it is living art and living history that I love. It is in the interest of living art and living history that I oppose so-called restoration. What history can there be in a building bedaubed with ornament, which cannot at the best be anything but a hopeless and lifeless imitation of the hope and vigor of the earlier world? Quote Right
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Quote Left A man at work, making something which he feels will exist because he is working at it and wills it, is exercising the energies of his mind and soul as well as of his body. Memory and imagination help him as he works. Not only his own thoughts, but the thoughts of the men of past ages guide his hands; and, as part of the human race, he creates. If we work thus we shall be men, and our days will be happy and eventful. Quote Right
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Quote Left You can always draw as well as you know how to. I flatter myself that I feel more than I express on canvas; but I know that is not so. Quote Right
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Quote Left Of rich men it telleth, and strange is the story how they have, and they hanker, and grip far and wide; And they live and they die, and the earth and its glory has been but a burden they scarce might abide. Quote Right
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Quote Left Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful. Quote Right
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