Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Richard Guggenheimer, fully Richard Henry Guggenheimer

American Painter, Writer and Teacher

"True vision requires far more than the eye. It takes the whole man. For what we see is no more and no less than what we are."

"Unless a life is activated by sustained purpose it can become a depressingly haphazard affair."

"Skill is a superb and necessary instrument but it functions at its highest level only when it is guided by a mature mind and exalted spirit."