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Quote Left Give me a museum, and I'll fill it. Quote Right
Quote Left The Museum is not meant either for the wanderer to see by accident or for the pilgrim to see with awe. It is meant for the mere slave of a routine of self-education to stuff himself with every sort of incongruous intellectual food in one indigestible meal. Quote Right
Quote Left I never can pass by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York without thinking of it not as a gallery of living portraits but as a cemetery of tax-deductible wealth. Quote Right
Quote Left I have enjoyed the experience at the museum, and I particularly celebrate the incredible dedication of the museum staff. There are some terrific programs already under way, with more to come. Quote Right
Quote Left I am making a collection of the things my opponents have found me to be and, when this election is over, I am going to open a museum and put t... Quote Right
Quote Left Yesterday I visited the British Museum; an exceedingly tiresome affair. It quite crushes a person to see so much at once; and I wandered from hall to hall with a weary and heavy heart. The present is burdened too much with the past. Quote Right
Quote Left Museums, museums, museums, object-lessons rigged out to illustrate the unsound theories of archaeologists, crazy attempts to co-ordinate and get into a fixed order that which has no fixed order and will not be co-coordinated! It is sickening! Why must all experience be systematized? A museum is not a first-hand contact: it is an illustrated lecture. And what one wants is the actual vital touch. Quote Right
Quote Left You know...that a blank wall is an apalling thing to look at. The wall of a museum -- a canvas -- a piece of film -- or a guy sitting in front of a typewriter. Then, you start out to do something -- that vague thing called creation. The beginning strikes awe within you. Quote Right
Quote Left Usenet is like Tetris for people who still remember how to read. Quote Right
Quote Left Speeches are for the younger men who are going places. And I'm not going anyplace except six feet under the floor of that little chapel adjoining the museum and library at Abilene Quote Right
Quote Left If an army of monkeys were strumming on typewriters, they might write all the books in the British Museum. Quote Right
Quote Left Republicans have called for a National African-American Museum. The plan is being held up by finding a location that isn't in their neighborhood. Quote Right
Quote Left I am making a collection of the things my opponents have found me to be and, when this election is over, I am going to open a museum and put them on display. Quote Right
Quote Left A great department store, easily reached, open at all hours, is more like a good museum of art than any of the museums we have yet established. Quote Right
Quote Left A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world. Quote Right
Quote Left That which, perhaps, hears more nonsense than anything in the world, is a picture in a museum. Quote Right
Quote Left Nothing seems more like a whorehouse to me than a museum. In it you find the same equivocal aspect, the same frozen quality. Quote Right
Quote Left Also, while I was at Yale, I had a job teaching kids at the museum. Quote Right
Quote Left Usenet isn't a right. It's a right, a left, and a swift uppercut to the jaw. Quote Right
Quote Left I went to the museum where they had all the heads and arms from the statues that are in all the other museums. Quote Right
Quote Left Usenet is like Tetris for people who still know how to read. Quote Right