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German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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.
British writer, historian 1828-1897
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.
English theatre and opera actor, author and television presenter 1934-
Attitudes to museums have changed. If it had Marilyn Monroe's knickers or Laurence Olivier's jockstrap they would flock to it.
American journalist 1960-
Cincinnatians support a symphony, an opera, a ballet, museums, many galleries and theater groups.
American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
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.
American author 1843-1916
In museums and palaces we are alternate radicals and conservatives.
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.
Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands.
American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
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)
American basketball player 1956-
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
Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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.
Swedish songwriter, producer, member of ABBA 1945-
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.
Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
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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