William H. Hunt

William H. Hunt

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Author Profession: US Soldier
Born: June 12, 1823
Died: February 27, 1884
Birth Sign: Gemini

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When language was not transcendental enough to complete the meaning of a revelation, symbols were relied upon for heavenly teaching, and familiar images, chosen from the known, were made to mirror the unknown spiritual truth.

There is no more reason why the features belonging to a picture should be distorted for the purpose of such imaginative suggestion than that the poet's metaphors should spoil his words for the ordinary uses of man.

I agree that Ruskin has done much harm to counter balance much good in giving people the trick of talking about Art instead of really doing a little of it to enable them to understand.

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well. Alexander the Great quotes

My definition of a friend is somebody who adores you even though they know the things you're most ashamed of. Jodie Foster

If anybody wanted to photograph my life, they'd get bored in a day. Matt Damon

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