...Thoreau's Journal: 09-Oct-1857

It has come to this,—that the lover of art is one, and the lover of nature another, though true art is but the expression of our love of nature. It is monstrous when one cares but little about trees but much about Corinthian columns, and yet this is exceedingly common.

1 comment:

michael jameson said...

people who care about a picture of nature yet care not of nature are hypocrites and not true lovers of art.