“Life is never beautiful, but only the pictures of life are so in the transfiguring mirror of art or…”

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“Life is never beautiful, but only the pictures of life are so in the transfiguring mirror of art or poetry; especially in youth, when we do not yet know it. Many a youth would receive great peace of mind if one could assist him to this knowledge.”

Arthur Schopenhauer, The World as Will and Representation

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