Quotes: ceremonial

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  • Joseph Wood Krutch
    Joseph Wood Krutch
    American writer, critic, and naturalist 1893-1970
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    Few people have ever seriously wished to be exclusively rational. The good life which most desire is a life warmed by passions and touched with that ceremonial grace which is impossible without some affectionate loyalty to traditional form and ceremonies.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    The greatest honor that can be paid to the work of art, on its pedestal of ritual display, is to describe it with sensory completeness. We need a science of description. Criticism is ceremonial revivification.
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