Quotes by museums

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  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
    Karl Marx
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    Civil servants and priests, soldiers and ballet-dancers, schoolmasters and police constables, Greek museums and Gothic steeples, civil list and services list - the common seed within which all these fabulous beings slumber in embryo is taxation.
  • Margaret Oliphant
    Margaret Oliphant
    British writer, historian 1828-1897
    Margaret Oliphant
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    As for pictures and museums, that don't trouble me. The worst of going abroad is that you've always got to look at things of that sort. To have to do it at home would be beyond a joke.
  • Jonathan Miller
    Jonathan Miller
    English theatre and opera actor, author and television presenter 1934-
    Jonathan Miller
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    Attitudes to museums have changed. If it had Marilyn Monroe's knickers or Laurence Olivier's jockstrap they would flock to it.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
    Bill Dedman
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    Cincinnatians support a symphony, an opera, a ballet, museums, many galleries and theater groups.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
    Buzz Aldrin
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    I have no intention of selling any more of the historical Apollo 11 items in my possession for the remainder of my life. I intend to pass a portion of these items on to my children and to loan the most important items for permanent display in suitable museums around the country.
  • Henry James
    Henry James
    American author 1843-1916
    Henry James
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    In museums and palaces we are alternate radicals and conservatives.
  • Robert Hewison
    Robert Hewison
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    Individually, museums are fine institutions, dedicated to the high values of preservation, education and truth; collectively, their growth in numbers points to the imaginative death of this country.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
    George Santayana
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    It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands.
  • Bill Gates
    Bill Gates
    American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
    Bill Gates
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    Microsoft has had clear competitors in the past. It's a good thing we have museums to document that.
    Source: Speech at the Computer History Museum, as quoted in InfoWorld magazine (October 2001)
  • Brad Holland
    Brad Holland
    American basketball player 1956-
    Brad Holland
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    New Wave art was the rage of the eighties. Now it's exhibited in oldies-but-goodies museums, usually in black-and-pink frames.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
    Carl Gustav Jung
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    The heaping together of paintings by Old Masters in museums is a catastrophe; likewise, a collection of a hundred Great Brains makes one big fathead.
  • Bjorn Ulvaeus
    Bjorn Ulvaeus
    Swedish songwriter, producer, member of ABBA 1945-
    Bjorn Ulvaeus
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    There is a very vibrant cultural scene in Stockholm. There are lots of places where there are concerts, and there are loads of museums and theaters.
  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
    Pablo Picasso
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    Museums are just a lot of lies, and the people who make art their business are mostly imposters. We have infected the pictures in museums with all our stupidities, all our mistakes, all our poverty of spirit. We have turned them into petty and ridiculous things.
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